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May Day 2011: Where have all the hand-written signs gone?
Walking down Broadway, looking for Olympic, the street…
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Video: Bici Libre
Bici Libre repairs and redistributes abandoned bicycles to low-income communities where bicycles are a major source of transportation.
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Finding Brown Pride in Prisoner Letters
The influx of letters and support from prisoners was a catalyst for the creation of a section for their contributions called Sigan Luchando, which first appeared in La Gente's April/May 1993 issue.
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Spring 2011 The Future Issue: From the Editor
On La Gente’s 40th anniversary we ask past Gentistas to reflect on their experiences and explore memorable and influential moments in our publication's history.
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The Future Issue
Check out The Future Issue online and in print!
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The Value of Education: Crisis in the Budget
The quarter has been bittersweet for José, the AB 540 freshman. Although attending his dream school, he finds himself in a world of financial insecurity. Like thousands across California, he knows that the UC Regents meeting on Nov. 18-19 will impact his future. If the Regents raise fees yet again, this time by 32%, his dream of becoming a doctor will prove more difficult.
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The End of Public Education
Early last summer, Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) proposed the Public School Choice plan which will relinquish LAUSD administrative and financial control of over 200 schools. Superintendent Ramon C. Cortines released a statement on Jan. 15 in which he stressed that LAUSD is "encouraging input from all community members who support [their] public schools including parents, guardians, students, teachers and other LAUSD employees."
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In Response to the UC Fee Increase
From his cell, Ibarra recognizes the UC Regents poor choices and California's misaligned priorities in spending, encouraging us to continue taking action against legislators with our power as a voting block. His letter demonstrates a reaction sought by students involved in the protest against UC fee hikes.
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First Day of UC Protest against Fees Increase
Students from all of the University of California system, came together to protest the tuition hikes and fee increase The UC Regents passed Nov. 19. The footage was filmed Nov. 18, before the decision was made and showcases the willpower of the students.
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Repainting History at the Los Angeles River
Now that the Great Wall is losing its brilliant colors, Judy Baca brings new and past muralists - including UCLA students - to restore what is now part of the history of Los Angeles.