Thao Le, Ba Trieu School of Consciousness

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2017-04-13T05:24:51+00:00

The Ba Trieu School of Consciousness is an intensive youth leadership development program in San Jose, CA for Vietnamese / Vietnamese-American high school youth who see a need to enact change in their local communities. Participants will experience group exercises and engage in self-reflective conversations centered on racial and ethnic [...]

Nicole Vazquez, No Human Is Illegal Mural

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2017-04-17T12:43:16+00:00

Nicole Vazquez will be working on a mural project in the Beach Flats Community in Santa Cruz, CA. Her mural will include images and text that was not approved for a City mural she was working on, particularly the phrase "No Human is Illegal." Nicole says: "I am promoting my [...]

Ahuizotl Rodriguez, Semillas Spring Catalog 2017

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2017-04-17T12:40:36+00:00

Ahuitzotl Ichcahuipilli is a member of the student council at Anahuakalmecac International Preparatory High School of North America located in El Sereno, a community in northeast Los Angeles. Ahuitzotl started the project Semillas Spring Catalog 2017 which will help him to silkscreen his native inspired designs onto clothing such as [...]

Paula Orrego, Speak Up, Stand Up: Becoming a Changemaker

2017-04-03T17:20:11+00:00

"I am Paula Orrego, and I have been a social justice activist since 2011. I will be holding an event for my Bay Area community called "Speak Up, Stand Up: Becoming a Changemaker" at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California. I will have five speakers from different activist organizations, [...]

Tai Gomez, Peacekeepers Project

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2017-04-03T11:28:09+00:00

The Peacekeepers Project, is a community based series of workshops, cleanups, and demonstrations organized by Barrio Logan youth leader Tai Gomez. The project is designed to orient youth to local watersheds, and help them identify water, soil and air quality concerns. The project will also serve to empower youth with [...]