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November is the time to remember our Natives

November is the time to remember our Natives

By Andy Porras La Prensa San Diego “I give you this one thought to keep, I am with you still – I do not sleep.” Thus goes a traditional Native American poem worth knowing as Uncle Sam tips his stovepipe hat to its Native American population during November, Native American History month. It’s time to

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College professor honored for helping undocumented students

Amigos805.com CAMARILLO — Jose Alamillo, professor of Chicana/o Studies at CSU Channel Islands (CI), was honored for his work to help Latinos and undocumented students break barriers and excel in higher education. The Ventura County chapter of the Mexican American Bar Association (MABA) presented Alamillo with its Access to Justice Award on Oct. 17. The

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Library Helps Latinos and Others Digitize History

By Andra Cernavskis MissionLocal On Saturday afternoon, Susan Goldstein, the City of San Francisco’s archivist, could be found in the San Francisco Public Library’s fifth floor DIGI Center, a room for digital archiving, pouring over old, print photos with Alejandra Palos, a woman ready to donate some of her father’s photos. Manuel Palos, an architectural

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How one DREAMer leveraged graphic design talents to sustain and express himself

By Alexander Sebastián Corey El Nuevo Sol As a college student, graphic design was more than just a hobby for Víctor Zúñiga, 25. It was a way to express complex social issues not fully understood by himself or by those around him at the time. Today, Zúñiga works as a graphic designer at an advertising

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Governor Signs Bill Enabling 15 California Community Colleges to Award Four-Year Degrees

La Prensa San Diego Governor Jerry Brown today signed into law a historic measure that for the first time enables a limited number of California community colleges to offer four-year degrees. Senate Bill (SB) 850, authored by State Senator Marty Block (D-San Diego), drew overwhelming bipartisan and business support because it addresses a growing need

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