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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Excerpts from my thesis: My Shtreimel

My Shtreimel is a video blog that features my fiancée Loren, who is a reoccurring character in my work. Sitting in a dimly lit room, Loren shares a personal Sabbath ritual. Behind him is the large painting of the Rebbe that appears in  Obsessed with Frida Kahlo video. Although Loren is alone, he addresses the…

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CPS Students Campaign for Miguel del Valle, Video Goes Viral: PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (please forward or repost) CPS Students Campaign for Miguel del Valle, Video Goes Viral Tuesday, February 1, 2011, Chicago – High school students may not vote, but they can still impact elections. On Sunday, January 29, students from Sullivan HS in the Rogers Park neighborhood on the northside, wrote and starred in…

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NOW THIS IS GRASSROOTS!!

The Student’s @DelValle4Mayor video just made it into the Huffington Post!! Rahm Emanuel Hit On School Policy By High Schoolers For Del Valle A group of Chicago high school students has decided to take Rahm Emanuel to task for his education policy. Cristina Henriquez, Gerardo Aguilar, and Alexandra Alvarez appear in a YouTube video, uploaded Sunday,…

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YouTube Video Reel

AM and I are applying to another residency! Unlike our current Wonder Woman Residency, where we applied as Escobar-Morales, this particular program does not accept joint proposals. So we are submitting seperately and hoping (and hoping and hoping) we will both be accepted. I am applying to the #InternetArt section. And she is applying to the Photo section.

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Invest in Chicago Public School Students

On January 30, 2011 Chicago Public school students and graduates (from Chicago’s Rogers Park neighborhood) got together to film a grass-roots/guerilla campaign ad to “tell it like it is,” and support the best candidate to improve our neighborhood public schools. The footage used is filmed outside of Roger C. Sullivan High School and from WGN’s…

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Mas Maiz

Clearly, The Fat Free Elotera has played a major role in last few corn related posts. And, just when you thought she was gone… she’s back. And she’s doing what she does best… dancing with the crew.

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yer boy matis is back, and this time he’s wearing a santa suit

Matisyahu also ice skates and dances in a Shakira Loba cage. Happy Hanukkah, Channukah, Hannukah, Chanukah, Feliz Janukah… (or all of the above)

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