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Category: Community

"The Legalities of Being"

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

Deferred Action is a Sacrifice to Bear Witness to Real Change

Organizer Cesar Juarez has been advocating for immigration reform for his community for years. Deferred Action was not what he fought for, but he puts the policy in the context of his own life, and the larger call for change.

Young, Deaf, Samoan and Bballin' Down the Court

Easter Fa'afiti is not only a young Samoan Basketball player at Gallaudet University, but shes also deaf. Tama Irie Films sits down on the courts with her to talk about never taking anything for granted.

We Speak Baylingual Music Blog: A-1 "Out the Speakers"

Got a chance to catch up with A-1 through his busy schedule, to ask him what influences him, what he is up to, and his social issues.

Local Music Recording Artists' "Raul y Mexia" featured on upcoming Movie Soundtrack

Musical duo Raul y Mexia celebrate the release of their song "Yo Tambien" on "Santos vs. La Tetona Mendoza" movie soundtrack available online. The film debuts in Mexico November 30, 2012. http://www.twitter.com/raulymexia

There’s Something About Mary’s Family: Bringing Loved Ones Home After Three Strikes Reform

An ACJP family starts the journey to bring their loved home home after the passing of California's historic Proposition 36.

Women Look To Mexico For Abortion Drugs

McALLEN — In this Roman Catholic stronghold, where abortion is deeply stigmatized, reproductive health providers tell stories of women going to pharmacies across the border in Mexico, in search of a drug they hope will terminate unwanted pregnancies.

San Jose Youth Speak On Election Results

Its a week after elections and change does not come over night. De-Bug asked youth what were there hopes, shocks, surprises, and just what they thought about the election results.

Going to the Gym Once Won’t Make You Buff, So Why Think Voting Once Every Four Years Makes You Politically Engaged?

Writer and organizer Shamako Noble, who has been traveling the country speaking to communities about their political futures during this election season, describes a new framework for what he calls, "political health."

The Story of De-Bug and Measure D

When De-Bug started 10 years ago, young workers discussed the injustice of being paid $8 an hour in Silicon Valley. Now, in 2012, an increase in the minimum wage may finally take place. A version of this article first appeared in the Mercury News.
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