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A Vigil in San Jose for the Orlando Shootings

Two weeks ago I went to the City Hall in San Jose, California, to attend a vigil for the victims of the Orlando shootings. The vigil started at 6 p.m., but I came at around 7:30 p.m. 233 more words

When Things Don't Add Up: LGBT/ POC Erasure in Orlando Shootings.

Many of us have been saddened by the recent Pulse club shooting and my heart goes out to all those effected by this senseless killing. However I am not very happy with the media’s handling of this situation. 823 more words

Celebrating with Color and Style in Klamath Falls

The bright colors of Klamath Falls’ Latino community were on display during our annual Cinco de Mayo Parade and Festival Saturday, May 7.

Held during the first Saturday in May, this was the 14th Cinco de Mayo Parade. 343 more words


What's being done!

There are numerous of programs around the country that support first generation students. One that I know the best is  the Encuentros Leadership organization. Like many programs that help students, the Encuentros program impact specifically the Latino community all through San Diego county. 120 more words


"People Cannot Imagine How Bad the Situation Is"

It’s no secret that Flint has been the subject of much attention lately. For years, any attention the city has gotten has been mostly negative. Now, while all eyes are locked on the water crisis, residents can hope that the regular press coverage will apply extra pressure to finally bring about change. 527 more words

Grace Logan | Next Step Public Charter School

I’m Grace Logan, a freshman in the School of International Service, and I am currently volunteering as an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher and tutor at the Next Step Public Charter School in Columbia Heights. 523 more words

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