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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.

Why San Jose's Largest Homeless Encampment Feels Like Occupy

San Jose is getting cold. Over the past two weeks several people who live in the streets have died due to hypothermia. The community responded to the deaths in what is one of the largest homeless encampments in America, called "The Jungle", 12 miles away from Apple headquarters right in the heart of the Silicon Valley.

Sandy Cuadra: The Passing of The Heart of The Mission

Sandy Cuadra, a lifetime Mission District resident, recently passed away. Her niece Jade Rivera remembers how her legacy continues through the Mission District of San Francisco, a place that's slowly changing through gentrification but will forever carry the spirit of Sandy and those who made it what it is to this day.

Comprehensive Immigration Reform NOW - Asian Youth Speak Out

The Youth Leadership Council of the Korean American Resource & Cultural Center Fighting Youth Shouting Out for Humanity created this video campaign to elevate Asian American youth voices in the immigration reform debate.

"De-Bug the System" -- The Shirt and the People Who Inspired the Message

When we made the De-Bug the System shirt, it was to honor those who stand up for what they believe in, who hold strong to the truth of their convictions. 
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