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Teens Dream of Google And Learn to Code For Free

Teens Dream of Google And Learn to Code For Free

By Jasmin Koerber Mission Local It’s the first coding course 17-year-old-high school student Robyn has taken, but he already knows where he belongs. “My dream employer? Well, I’d have to say Google.” Robyn, two peers and a professional programmer, are building a Pac Man-like zombie game called “Reclaim.” Today’s task: fixing a bug so that

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CSUN Dreamers approved for first-ever resource center for undocumented students in California State University system

By John Saringo-Rodríguez El Nuevo Sol After nearly a year-and-a-half of tenacious meetings with the California State University, Northridge administration, CSUN’s undocumented immigrant advocacy coalition, Dreams To Be Heard (DTBH), have broken a barrier which will allow for the undocumented student movement to move closer to their ultimate goal as underserved students: an undocumented resource

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Thirteen and Homeless — San Francisco’s homeless families on the rise

By Andra Cernavskis Mission Local Anthony Velez, 13, is tired of trudging around the Tenderloin with his family to find something to eat that won’t give him a stomachache. He misses his mom’s home cooking. “I’m used to having a refrigerator,” said the eighth grader at Everett Middle School. He’s at a diner across the

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La Santa Cecilia shout out to Santa Barbara County youth at the 2014 Grammy Awards!

Amigos805.com SANTA BARBARA — La Santa Cecilia, winners of the the Best Latin Rock, Urban or Alternative Grammy for Treinte Días, gave thought in their acceptance speech on Jan. 26 to the incarcerated youth in Santa Barbara County they had visited through ¡Viva el Arte de Santa Bárbara! earlier this month, the organization reported in

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Latina Senior Guards History at 16th and Valencia Streets in San Francisco’s Mission District

By Erica Hellerstein Mission Local Every morning at 4 a.m., Rosa Campos’ alarm insistently buzzes. She unfurls, shakes the sleep from her limbs and dashes out of her apartment at 3rd and Kirkwood to catch the first bus of the day. By 5:05 a.m., she can be found inside the newsstand at 16th and Valencia,

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