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Book donations to benefit students of cultural studies in Arizona

Book donations to benefit students of cultural studies in Arizona

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VENTURA COUNTY — Local Latino journalist/photojournalist Jess Gutierrez this weekend announced that he is seeking donations of books to benefit students of cultural studies program in Arizona.

“Friends, I need your help,” Gutierrez stated in a media release. “As a writer, photojournalist, and publisher, I cannot sit quietly while Arizona attacks our First Amendment right to ‘freedom of speech and freedom of the press.’

“On Friday, March 16, I will be joining hundreds of “Librotraficante” supporters in a great cause as I make a trip to Arizona. I will be delivering books by Latino(a) authors and non-Latino(a) authors to make sure young students from Arizona communities learn about their own history, culture, and heroes.

“Many of you have books about Latino, Mexicano, Chicano culture and history. I suspect some of these books are in a box in a garage or closet collecting dust or in a bookshelf…

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