California

Brown and Unaddressed: Margaret Garcia’s ‘Arte Para La Gente’

VENTURA, California — Arte Para La Gente (Art for the People) is Chicana artist Margaret Gracia’s first retrospective exhibition. For Garcia, at 70 years of age, the exhibition is a lifelong dream come true. Running from November 22, 2021 to May 22, 2022 and curated by Anna Bermudez, the selection of artwork on display at […]

  • Apr 29, 2022
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Doris Anahi Muñoz Chooses Herself (A Latino USA Podcast)

In this episode of Latino USA, singer Doris Anahi Muñoz walks us through the pivotal moments that took her from behind the stage to the very front and delves into how finding her voice was a way to choose herself. Doris Anahi Muñoz was growing up in a Christian household in San Bernardino, California when, […]

  • Apr 26, 2022
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Southern California’s Placita Dolores Huerta a Model Affordable Housing Community (OPINION)

The rest of Southern California, and indeed the rest of the state and the nation, should view Placita Dolores Huerta as an example of how to make communities stronger through collaboration and innovation.

  • Apr 5, 2022
  • 12:29 PM

Judge Confirmed as 1st Latina on California Supreme Court

A San Diego appeals court judge who is the daughter of Mexican immigrants was confirmed Tuesday as the first Latina to serve on the California Supreme Court. Patricia Guerrero, 50, grew up in the agricultural Imperial Valley and has worked as prosecutor, law firm partner and Superior Court judge and is on the state’s 4th District Court of Appeal.

  • Mar 24, 2022
  • 10:52 AM

A Reimagined Pedagogy Is Needed Before We Return to In-Person Learning (OPINION)

More than ever, we need to reimagine a pedagogy from the ground up and build a democratic learning space that responds to students’ multiple interests, incorporates the diversity of knowledge and intellectual traditions, and fights all forms of oppression.

  • Mar 14, 2022
  • 12:20 PM

Young Latina Running to Represent Her Hometown in California

“The part of the district I’m running for has been my home since birth. My dad grew up there. My grandmother and grandfather came here through the bracero program and set down roots in L.A.,” Nicole López, 27, tells Latino Rebels. “My district has a lot of heart. We work really hard.”

  • Feb 22, 2022
  • 4:46 PM

First Latina, Daughter of Immigrants Nominated to California Supreme Court

Justice Patricia Guerrero, 50, of San Diego, grew up in the agricultural Imperial Valley and has worked as a federal prosecutor, law firm partner, Superior Court judge and now sits on the 4th District Court of Appeal.

  • Feb 16, 2022
  • 12:13 PM

California Gov. Newsom Wants Health Coverage for All Immigrants

Backed by soaring revenues amid the pandemic, California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday proposed a budget that would pay for the health care of all the state’s low-income residents living in the country illegally, while cutting taxes for businesses and halting a scheduled increase in the gas tax later this summer.

  • Jan 11, 2022
  • 2:09 PM

Gig Workers vs. Big Tech (A Latino USA Podcast)

We follow a group of drivers who are mobilizing across California and using their own technology to take on Big Tech.

  • Nov 19, 2021
  • 10:26 AM

California Makes Ethnic Studies a High School Requirement

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Along with English, science, math and other graduation requirements, California high school students will have to take a course in ethnic studies to get a diploma starting in 2029-30.

  • Oct 12, 2021
  • 2:25 PM

Unsafe In Foster Care, Part 2 (A Latino USA Podcast)

While looking into what happened the night Joseph Chacón died, reporter Deepa Fernandes found something shocking buried in the autopsy records: another baby, Draco Ford, had passed away in the same foster home two months earlier.

  • Jul 16, 2021
  • 12:03 PM

Unsafe In Foster Care, Part 1 (A Latino USA Podcast)

What happened after Joseph was removed by county authorities became a mother’s worst nightmare: the same system that was supposed to keep her child safe proved to be the biggest threat to his well-being. 

  • Jul 9, 2021
  • 11:08 AM

You Want To Talk About Hot Cheetos? (A Latino USA Podcast)

This controversy is so much more than just about a fiery red snack but a story about race, identity, culture, and the stories that we choose to believe.

  • Jun 25, 2021
  • 11:28 AM

Alex Padilla, From California To Capitol Hill (A Latino USA Podcast)

In our extended conversation with Alex Padilla, we look at why it has taken so long for a Latino to represent California in the Senate, and the many issues the senator must address.

  • May 14, 2021
  • 11:31 AM

San Bernardino Police Threaten to Arrest Street Vendors and Destroy Their Property

Street vendors and community advocates call on SB police and city officials to stop the militarized, violent responses to vending and invest in information resource programs.

  • Apr 16, 2021
  • 12:03 PM

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