¡Juntxs podemos tener las escuelas que los niñxs de Chicago se merecen!

I am a proud CPS parent, CPS grad, and former Golden Apple Scholar. I stand with the CPS students, teachers, and staff. I’m fighting for smaller classrooms, fully staffed schools that reflect the actual needs of the students and communities that they are serving, better pay for teachers, and justice for students and their families…

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Chicanas of 18th Street on Poco a Poco Radio

Tune into Poco a Poco Radio this Sunday at 1:30PM CST to hear the excellent BILINGUAL interview my father and I did with Leonard Ramírez and Magda Ramírez-Castañeda, about the much anticipated release of: Chicanas of 18th Street: Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago. (photos by Claudio Gaete-Tapia)  

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The Way Is Made By Walking: Cesar Chavez

¡Feliz Cumpleaños Cesar Chavez! Cesar Chavez Coloring Page, from The Way Is Made By Walking The Way Is Made by Walking is a free popular education coloring book available at TheWayIsMadeByWalking.com Eventually I would like TheWayIsMadeByWalking.com to become an active webportal for artists/activists/educators/students/parents/HUMANS. A place that will facilitate critical conversations and the exchange of resources: ideas, images, videos, lesson plans, projects, student work,…

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when physical appearance equals reasonable suspicion

Public Airways is an artwork that aims to help viewers imagine the consequences of proposed immigration laws that inevitably lead to increased racial profiling.  Arizona’s SB 1070 would make it legal for law officers to use someone’s physical appearance as a form of “reasonable suspicion” to demand proof of citizenship.  Similar laws have been proposed in…

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TAKE ACTION AGAINST ANTI-IMMIGRATION ARIZONA LAWS

visit: AMericanMEdiaOutput.com/arizonawelcome.html click hashtags #SB1611 and #SB1070 embeddable images of the Arizona Welcome Promo Girls will be avaliable soon…

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Miguel del Valle Inspires Supporters to Keep Fighting for Reform, Declaring, “This is Chicago!”

repost of press release from http://www.delvalleformayor.com Del Valle envisions new youth leaders emerging from campaign February 22, 2011 (CHICAGO)– After an impassioned campaign on behalf of Chicago’s neighborhoods, Miguel del Valle pledged to keep fighting for a citywide progressive agenda. “What will be your role?” del Valle asked a crowd of supporters at his campaign’s…

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Internet Art & Activism- the #delValleMural

I am a Chicago-based digital media and performance artist. I created this grassroots, social media, portable mural in support of Miguel del Valle‘s campaign for Mayor. follow hashtag: #delValleMural to see how the mural was created.

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putting final touches on the #delValleMural

The #ChicagoMayor elections are right around the corner… And I am happy to report that I am ALMOST done with the #delValleMural (the hashtag is silent)

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