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The Youth Agenda.

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 […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Education, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections, Health |
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Mi Casa – Center For Dreamers

Hartnell Community College in Salinas, California launches Center for Achievement and Student Advancement (Casa), in support to students regardless of their residency status. Guests: Ana Gonzalez, Mi Casa Program Assistant and Adriana Gonzalez, Student

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Latinos underrepresented in STEM Careers

Latinos are not studying careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Closing the gap to recruit students into STEM careers will not be an easy work. This is conversation about the barriers Latinos encounters when studying for a STEM career and the resources are available to help them. Guests: Luis Ramon Mireles, Molecular Biology graduate […]

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Bridging the Digital Divide.

TUESDAY, MAY 17. PROGRAM # 7784 12:00 PM PT Bridging the Digital Divide. Low-income families may now have access to high-quality, high-speed Internet access thanks to reforms that made broadband service more affordable for millions of people. The federal government launched a series of initiatives, including ConnectALL, ConnectHome, and modernized Lifeline, a program designed to […]

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Posted in Economy & Labor, Education, Youth, Línea Abierta |
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Multilingual Education Act.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 4. PROGRAM # 7775 12:00 PM PT Multilingual Education Act. In 1998, voters in California passed Proposition 227, a ballot measure that banned bilingual education and mandated English immersion for English learner students. This November, voters in the state will decide on the Multilingual Education Act, a new ballot initiative that would change […]

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Posted in Education, Línea Abierta |
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Migrant Rights to Higher Forum. Also, A Well-Rounded Education.

TUESDAY, APRIL 19. PROGRAM # 7764 12:00 PM PT Migrant Rights to Higher Forum. This is a report on two petitions to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington DC. The family of Anastasio Hernández Rojas and international law experts urge the human rights body to hold Border Patrol agents accountable in the brutal […]

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Posted in Education, Immigration, Youth, Línea Abierta, Politics & Elections |
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School Cops, or Counselors?

THURSDAY, APRIL 7. PROGRAM # 7756 12:00 PM PT School Cops, or Counselors? The largest school districts in the nation hire more police than counselors, at a time when many believe guidance counselors would be more effective to address school safety and violence than armed officers. Students of color, a majority in those districts, are […]

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Rethinking Discipline: Restorative Justice.

MONDAY, JANUARY 11. PROGRAM # 7693 12:00 PM PT Rethinking Discipline: Restorative Justice. Faced with high numbers of student suspension and expulsion rates, school leaders are learning about positive disciplinary measures and more districts are embracing the practice of restorative justice. Through this approach, students learn to talk, air their grievances and resolve their conflicts […]

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The Year in Review.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31. PROGRAM # 7686 12:00 PM PT The Year in Review. Thousands of farm workers staged an unprecedented walk out in San Quintin. Parents of the Ayotzinapa disappeared bring their plight to the US. Juan Felipe Herrera makes history as the first Latino poet laureate in the US. Key players remember the Grape […]

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“East of Salinas.” Also, LGBTs in the Fields.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 28. PROGRAM # 7683 12:00 PM PT “East of Salinas.” This film tells the story of a gifted third-grade boy who dreams of a life better than the hard-working fields and the gang-riddled streets of Salinas. And it’s also the story of his dedicated teacher, who is also a son of migrants. While […]

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