¡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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FC Barcelona Bday!

Welcome to Messi Madness aka my son’s third birthday.  I was a year behind in posting last year’s pictures, so this year I am getting on it right away. My little man is absolutely crazy about soccer and of course Lionel Messi. He runs through our home yelling “Mama soy Messi y mi hermano es Neymar Jr.”…

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Tanya Cabrera talks about undocumented students rights

I had the privilege of interviewing DREAM activist and community leader Tanya Cabrera for New Futuro. Check out this video with Cabrera detailing the educational rights of undocumented students, and share the full article with any interested students.

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Undocumented Students: private institutions may be more affordable

UPDATE:  Due to tech difficulties, we will be re-airing last week’s Spanish interview with Doña Catalina, Guatemalan community activist and leader. Our interview with Tanya, Maria, and Taylor will be airing next week 7/22. Learn about college opportunities for undocumented students on today’s Poco a Poco radio show. We interviewed Tanya Cabrera, the Associate Director…

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Fractured Jewishness

Is being half-Jewish, like being half-pregnant? Yes. Intrigued? Want to hear more? I have the honor of being the keynote speaker at the Half Jewish?” The Heirs of Intermarriage conference at Northwestern University, which runs from 4/20-4/22. My Friday night talk will center around the construction and the perpetuation of fractured cultural identities. On Saturday…

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Digital. Creative. Conceptual. Think Tank Team.

Ladies and Gents, life is good.  I am the Creative Director for New Futuro. New Futuro provides Latino families with fully bilingual resources and tools to get students into college and beyond! We are committed to making you an education rockstar!  We will  teach you how to get into the college of your dreams with…

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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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Escobar-Morales

Artist Statement and Bio Escobar-Morales is a team comprised of Maya Escobar and Andria Morales. The two artists, based in Chicago and Philadelphia respectively, have been working together over the Internet since 2010. They produce digital media and performance art that explores the role of self-representation in visual culture and its ability to deconstruct ingrained…

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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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