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Articles by Yosimar Reyes

"Lost In Translation" - Yosimar Reyes {The Bigger Picture Project}

"These foods we trust to give us nourishment are slowing killing us a sweet venom que corre por nuestras venas and though they tell us to read the labels how many of our Abuelos will understand words that to the average American are impossible to pronounce?"

From The Block To Your Classroom

San Jose poet Yosimar Reyes tell us how it is to be raised on the San Jose block on the East Side, traveling and teaching in classrooms around the country and still coming home to the "Hood".

Yosimar's Jot@ Finances 101

Here are some tips that I have developed for myself as a way to save money. I hope they help some of you cabronas that are always broke like me. This year is all about having a savings account cause that is sexy.

"The Legalities of Being"

San Jose Poet Yosimar Reyes teams up with Julio Salgado on his piece "The Legalities of Being"

"Mi Viejito", My Old Dear Friend

As part of a multimedia series called "Arriving and Becoming: The Silicon Valley Story as Told by Immigrant Elders", San Jose Spoken Word Artist, Yosimar Reyes writes about his grandfather in this piece "Mi Viejito" teaming up with Jean Melesaine with visuals of his words.

Queer Conversations with "UndocuQueer" Julio Salgado

San Jose Poet Yosimar Reyes brings to you another episode of queer conversations with artist/activistundocuqueer Julio Salgado, the mastermind of DreamersAdrift.com.

5 Tips For Queer Boys

San Jose Poet/Artist/Activist and East Side's Queer Extraordinaire Yosimar Reyes gives his 5 tips for queer boys (with art from artist/activist Julio Salgado currently running a project called UndocuQueer.)

Proud To Be A Joto

San Jose Poet Yosimar Reyes writes about the first time he was called "joto", a spanish word that is often used derogatory towards folks that identify with queerness, two-spirit, LBTQQI.

Dicen De Mí

Bay Area Poet/Activist Yosimar Reyes shares a poem titled Dicen De Mí on Columbus Day.
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