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Articles by Liz Gonzalez

Stories and Struggles of Migrant Women in the South Bay

Continuing the celebration of Women's History month a community dialogue, Stories and Struggles of Migrant Women in the South Bay was organized featuring organizers from Pilipinos Alliance of Workers and Immigrants, Mujeres Unidas y Activas and Vendedores Unidos.

A Guerrilla Memorial for Tiburcio Vásquez on the Anniversary of His Hanging in San José’s St. James Park

A group of teatristas led by Luis ‘Xago’ Juarez, a professor at SJSU presented a short play in the form of a poem as a tribute to Tiburcio Vásquez on the 140th anniversary of his historic public hanging. American settlers portrayed Vásquez as a “thief”, a “murderer,” a “bandido” for actively resisting their newly established system, but for mexicanos and Chicanos he remains a hero.

Mobile Libraries Provide Free Book Exchange in East San Jose

Parents in East San Jose are fostering a love of language and culture with mobile libraries set up in the Mayfair community.

International Womyn's Day Celebration in East San Jose

Somos Mayfair and the Trinidad United Methodist Church in east San Jose opened their space up to the community for a celebration of International Women's Day. The South Bay International Womyn's Day Network brought families, girls and women of all ages together to celebrate, learn and dance!

Mujer Poem

This is a Throwback Thursday to kick off our women's history month features. International Women's Day is this Sunday March 8th, and with that present we share this poem written in the spirit of seeing that more unites us than what separates us.

New America Media Launches “Soda Sucks 2″ Creative Contest for Youth

Round two of the Soda Sucks contest -- an opportunity to beat the advertisers that are ruining our health.
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