Tag Archives: educacion


Tackling Child Care Crisis.

THURSDAY, JUNE 18. PROGRAM # 7546 12:00 PM PT Tackling Child Care Crisis. In an effort to tackle the crisis in the health care system in California, the governor and leaders in the Legislature agreed to increase support to expand access to child care for low-income families in the state. In addition, the state assembly […]

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Un especialista en tecnología del distrito de Oakland, Chris Beatty, le ayuda a Jacqueline a usar una computadora para leer. Foto: Zaidee Stavely.

Nine-Year-Old Girl, Paralyzed by Bullet, Struggles to Continue Education

A stray bullet cost Jacqueline Funes months of schooling, and she is now struggling to be able to learn, and live, as she did before.

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Reforming Detention Centers. Also, In-State Tuition Victory.

TUESDAY, MAY 12. PROGRAM # 7519 12:00 PM PT Reforming Detention Centers. After visiting immigrant detention centers in several states, Catholic bishops found flaws in due process and human rights protections and are releasing this week a series of recommendations to reform the US immigrant detention system. A prominent leader of the Catholic church discusses […]

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Budget Clash. Also, Impasse in San Quintin.

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1. PROGRAM # 7487 12:00 PM PT Budget Clash. The House and the Senate approved a budget with severe cuts in areas such as health care coverage, education and job training. The plan calls to undo the Affordable Care Act and turning Medicare into a voucher-based system. A leading Latino legislator comments on […]

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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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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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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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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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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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