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What Happens in Mexico, Lives in the Mission District of San Francisco

What Happens in Mexico, Lives in the Mission District of San Francisco

By Lydia Chávez MissionLocal On 24th Street this morning, someone had slipped paper bags over the the parking meters between Folsom and Harrison with the photos of some of the 43 students disappeared in September in rural Mexico. “They took them alive,” was written in Spanish above each photo. It was an installation-like piece of

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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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