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My Grandfather was a Bracero

During this edition of Azla Tu Voz / Speak Out we talked with a group of young adults that about “Mi Abuelito Fue Bracero”, a project in the Salinas Valley that seeks to collect stories, interviews, and anecdotes of grandparents, parents, and families who came during the Bracero Program. The Bracero Program is very important […]

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State of the Union.

President Obama will announce new executive actions and legislative initiatives in his State of the Union address. Top Democrat and Republican leaders respond to some of the plans, including Obama’s proposals for free community colleges, expanded paid sick leave, and universal high-speed Internet access. White House plans to expand deferred action for immigrants and restore […]

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Posted in Education, Immigration, Línea Abierta, Política |
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Free Community College Education.

President Obama announced a proposal to pay the tuition of millions of community college students and make two years of college free. The plan, announced at a Tennessee college and modeled after a Tennessee’s community college program, is expected to run into strong Republican opposition in Congress. A White House representative discusses the details. Guests: Marco […]

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Posted in Education, Youth, Línea Abierta |
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Latino Education: Crisis and Response.

This is a repeat of a live broadcast from a community forum in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles on the crisis in the education of Latino students. A renowned scholar says that Latinos, the fastest-growing group, is the most poorly educated and warns of a looming social disaster. Intellectual leaders of the national […]

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Posted in Education, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta |
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No Tanks in LA. Also, Racial Profiling Ban.

Community advocates are urging LAUSD and Los Angeles School Police Department to end collaboration with the US Department of Defense 1033 Program, under which the federal government provides armored vehicles and weapons of war to law enforcement agencies. Activists are also calling on LAUSD to stop expansion of police in school campuses. Guest: Manuel Criollo, […]

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Posted in Education, Youth, Línea Abierta, Política |
The Ramirez Family on graduation day for Fabian and Maria for their B.A. and Gloria for her master's degree. Photo: Zaidee Stavely

From the Fields to Top College: One Family’s Story

All four Ramirez siblings attended the prestigious University of California at Berkeley. That’s no small accomplishment for a farm working family living in one of the poorest cities in California, and one of the least educated in the country.

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Posted in Education, Homepage Feature, Youth, Latest News |
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Future of Charter Schools.

Since created in 1990, charter schools have seen a rapid growth in the U.S. Funded with public money; these schools are emerging as an alternative to traditional education systems. They promise better student learning by offering more educational choices and new forms of teaching. Critics say charter schools treat education as a business; they are […]

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Neighborhood Displacement 2.

A dialogue between youth and community leaders from the Boyle Heights neighborhood in East Los Angeles, and a group of members of the distinguished group Los Macarturos, Latino recipients of the MacArthur Foundation “Genious” Fellowship. This bilingual forum includes stories of gentrification, racism, and the challenges faced by youth growing up in a barrio plagued […]

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Neighborhood Displacement 1.

A dialogue between youth and community leaders from the Boyle Heights neighborhood in East Los Angeles, and a group of members of the distinguished group Los Macarturos, Latino recipients of the MacArthur Foundation “Genious” Fellowship. This bilingual forum includes stories of gentrification, racism, and the challenges faced by youth growing up in a barrio plagued […]

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Latino Education: Crisis and Response – Hour Three.

In a dialogue in English with the forum’s panelists, community leaders from Boyle Heights and members of the live audience share views on the challenges ahead for Latino students and discuss actions being undertaken to tackle the education crisis. This forum airs live in simulcast with KPFK Radio in Los Angeles. Guests: Dr. Patricia Gándara, […]

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Posted in Education, Youth, Latinos, Línea Abierta |