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National Immigrant Youth Alliance and the Dreamer9

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The National Immigrant Youth Alliance (NIYA) is a national community…

Cesar Chavez at UCLA, 1971

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On October 1971, La Gente covered Cesar Chavez's visit to UCLA…

Yo, Affirmative Action Bake Sale! How much for a mutt like me?

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Above is a price list for a recent Affirmative Action Bake sale.…

Arte desde adentro

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La Gente's Free Your Mind project is aimed at incarcerated Latinos…

Despite Chavez Ravine injustices, Latinos connect with Los Doyers

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Dodger Stadium in Chavez Ravine (Photo by The City Project) For…

Support for hunger strikers at Corcoran prison

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Saturday July 13th I was at Corcoran State Prison, participating…

“We are all Trayvon”

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It’s my senior year of high school and I remember how cold…

Sleep Dealer: An Immigration Solution?

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When it comes to literature and cinema, I have to say that I’ve…

Out of the Shadows and Into the Light

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There are no second glances, and are no second thoughts about the gardeners and the many women of color waiting for the bus. But, they are the subjects for local artist Ramiro Gomez.

Interview with artist Cesar Uitz’ Avala

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Cesar uses indigenous themes, symbols, and images in his artwork as a way to preserve his cultural roots and the roots of many other Latinos in Los Angeles.