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Category: Community

Is San Jose's Roots a Thing of the Past?

As San Jose grows as a tech mecca, commentator Hector Gonzalez wonders where the iconic cultural "jewels" that made San Jose's identity have gone, and the implication of the loss on the city.

Spiritual Peace And Unity Walk

Save our streets! Help prevent young ones from losing their lives to stray bullets! Bring peace and unity to our neighborhoods! Join us on our biannual Spiritual Peace and Unity Walk as we walk the streets of San Jose.

Police Brutality in the Black Community

In this episode, we discuss police brutality with some heavy hitters in the social justice arena. Respondents include: Uncle Bobby, the uncle of Oscar Grant, Mistah FAB, Jasiri X, Dereca Blackmon, Minister Keith Muhammad, and professor Akabundu.

NAACP San José/Silicon Valley Chapter Celebrates African American History Month

Save The Date! 3rd Annual African American History Month Flag Raising at City Hall & Dynamic film series every Wednesday @ MLK Library.

Apple Dodges Taxes Candlelight Vigil

Apple's CEO Tim Cook had once quoted the late Dr.Martin Luther King saying, "As Dr. Martin Luther King once said, the time is always right to do what’s right. At Apple, we do the right thing. Even when it’s not easy.". The Silicon Valley community held a candle light vigil after MLK's birthday demanding to do the right thing by not evading taxes by corporate breaks.

"Once A Mission Girl, Always A Mission Girl"

13 year old Ana Nicole diosdado Gonzalez is a young aspiring photographer. With her family facing eviction from her childhood home of 14 years, she takes us down a walk through 24th Street, catching photos of what will become memories of a neighborhood that she is forced to leave.

"Women" Infrared Digital Photographs by Richard Babcock

At Seeing Things Gallery located 30 North 3rd Street, San José, CA showing at 7 to 10pm Saturday January 25, 2014

Graffiti Artist Mama: DIME

The heart and mind of a young East Oakland Chicana artist. While she bridges Mural-ism and graffiti worlds together to transforms pain into beautiful meaning, summoning strength to resist thrive and live.

Another Reason to Support San Jose Local Businesses: Spaces for Social Good

Local barbershop and laundry mat create community innovation through direct and indirect community service using their spaces to promote community ties.

High School Students Organize to Support San Jose's Homeless

Here is a photo re-cap of the Free Market that took place on December 20th, 2013 organized by the 180 Degrees class from Yerba Buena High School. The event started two weeks prior with students organizing via Facebook, collecting donations, and community outreach with fliers. The photos are when we distributed what we collected at "the jungle" the biggest homeless encampment in the nation. As a class we have overcome a lot, last year we had bad grades, multiple absences, and a high amount of discipline issues. This year we’ve decided to start changing our lives and this project was a part of our process of changing.
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