Author Archives: Marisa Treviño

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The Urban Farmist: Developing a ‘sweet’ love for beekeeping

The Urban Farmist: Developing a ‘sweet’ love for beekeeping

By Aaron de Leon LatinaLista “I remember exactly where I was when I got the letter,” said Zia Queenbees Farm & Field Institute Co-Founder, Melanie Kirby. The year was 1997. Melanie had recently graduated from St. John’s College in Santa Fe. “I spent the summer working at an Astro Camp in the San Bernardino Mountains,

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Crowdfunder: Finding Freedom: Poetry and Portraits of Former Inmates

LatinaLista — Campaign: Finding Freedom: Poetry and Portraits of Former Inmates Finding Freedom is a collection of poetry & portraits from recently incarcerated individuals living at Chicago’s St. Leonard’s Halfway House. Shortly after moving to Chicago, Brandon Crockett volunteered to teach a poetry class at St. Leonard’s Ministries, a halfway house and agency of Episcopal

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Crowdfunder: Spreading the joy of reading among Bolivia’s poor

LatinaLista — Campaign: BiblioWorks’ Fourth Annual Festival of Reading BiblioWorks promotes education and literacy in communities in need. Not only have they established 12 libraries in rural communities around Sucre, Bolivia, but BiblioWorks is committed to raising the profile of reading throughout the region. Having successfully brought reading to over 2,000 people in Sucre in

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Native Hawaiian youth speaks out during White House Initiative on American Indians and Alaska Natives in Education

By Hauʻolihiwahiwa Moniz Cultural Survival In early November, I was lucky enough to be asked to testify at a White House Initiative on American Indians and Alaska Natives in Education at Russell Sage College in Troy, New York where I attend as a sophomore. The initiative, created by President Obama to offer a platform in

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Early ratings suggest heroin documentary by Arizona State journalism students viewed by 380,000 Arizona households

By Bill Slane Cronkite News PHOENIX – Early ratings numbers show that a Cronkite News documentary on heroin addiction simulcast January 13 by all Arizona TV stations was viewed by 380,000 households. To Thalia Williams, a program director with DrugFreeAZKids.org, the benefit from “Hooked: Tracking Heroin’s Hold on Arizona” happened in living rooms across the

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