WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14 PROGRAM # 7879 12:00 PM PT Pell Grants for Prisoners. The highest education official in the US talks about new initiatives by the Obama administration to help incarcerated people transition to life after prison. Secretary John King visits a prison in Alabama to advance the Second Chance Pell Grant, a federal program […]
(Español) Una vez nos platicó mi papá que entraron a un restaurante, y no decía… Porque casi todos los restaurantes decían: ‘No Mexicanos ni perros’ pueden entrar a este restaurante’.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4 PROGRAM # 7850 12:00 PM PT Mendez v. Segregation Then and Now. Before Brown v. Board of Education, the Mendez family fought and won in court a battle against Orange County school districts that had separate schools for White and Mexican students. Seven decades later, California is reportedly the most segregated state […]
(Español) Uno de cada 5 estudiantes de la UC pasaron hambre, afirma una encuesta de la primavera de 2015 entre 9 mil alumnos, pues “cada 10 semanas podían acceder a un máximo de 55 comidas, con un costo promedio de 9 dólares”.
Monday, JULY 11 PROGRAM # 7832 12:00 PM PST. Dreamers: The Public Face. Leaders of young immigrants share their stories of survival and progress living in the US as temporarily protected undocumented residents. In this bilingual forum on the sounds of migration, convened and recorded in the National Mall as part of the Smithsonian Folklife […]
(Español) Hay expectativas de que se abrogue dicha reforma, o al menos se suspenda temporalmente, según dio muestras el gobierno.
TUESDAY, JUNE 28. PROGRAM # 7814 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Although discussions are underway between the protesting teachers and the federal government, Mexico’s president Enrique Peña Nieto reiterates that his administration’s education reform is “not negotiable.” Teachers are still protesting in four states and have 37 barricades of highways in Oaxaca, where police repression […]
Videos and photographs show police shooting at protesting teachers.
The highest court in the nation dumped a bucket of cold water and the hopes of nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22. PROGRAM # 7810 12:00 PM PT The Youth Agenda. Members of a first-of-its-kind youth commission talk about crime prevention, employment, health, and other pressing issues impacting the lives of teens and young adults in the city of Fresno and beyond. The newly-created youth commission will advise and take an active role in […]