Category Archives: Social justice

What we don’t want to know

There is an old saying that goes “Out of sight out of mind.” If we don’t think about the shit that we live in, we won’t smell it. And if we don’t think about it, we are not compelled to … Continue reading

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Birth of a New Symbol: The Brown Berets & Chicano/o Education, 1966-1972 at the University of Arizona (4/13/17)

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Challenge to Be Great: The Election of Gabriel Buelna

One of the greatest disappointments in living a long life is seeing friends who could have been great enter politics surrounded by high hopes and never achieve their potential or your hopes for them. My former student Gabriel Buelna won … Continue reading

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Neither Grapes nor Lettuce: A Cesar Chavez Day Symposium

                                  “The fight is never about grapes or lettuce. It is always about people.” -Cesar Chavez In honor of Cesar Chavez Day and National … Continue reading

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Raíces (A Chicanx Brown Bag Series) at the University of Arizona (3/8/17)

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Paying for Wall by Eric J. García (El Machete Illustrated)

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Chicano Homeland: Conversation with Louis R. Negrete at La Plaza de Cultura y Artes (2/16/17)

                                  Author Louis Negrete discusses his latest work “Chicano Homeland.” Focusing on the Chicano movement at its epicenter in Los Angeles, Negrete brings to … Continue reading

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2 Years Later: March for Jumpolin & Against Displacement (February 12, 2017)

  2 Years Later: March for Jumpolin & Against Displacement We will march on February 12th, 2017, to remember the demolition of Jumpolin and the continuing racial and class displacement occuring in Austin due to gentrification and the violence of … Continue reading

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Requiem 29 at the University of Arizona (12/15/16)

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Standing Rock 2016

Standing Rock 2016   victory and defeat quicken the heartbeat a river a rainfall snow-ball  flakes on the outside  inside center side again and again the beauty of life may hunger flow no more nor alone – ness remain   … Continue reading

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