Politics

Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa runs for California Governor

Antonio Villaraigosa runs for California Governor 2018

The California Latino Caucus endorsed 2018 gubernatorial candidate and former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. The endorsement will help Villaraigosa in what is beginning to look like a tight race against Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom, who is seen as the frontrunner. “The Latino Caucus is proud to endorse Antonio Villaraigosa for Governor,” Sen. Ben Hueso […]

Reading of "Ask a Mexican" @ MACLA // San Jose

Reading of “Ask a Mexican” @ MACLA // San Jose

Ask a Mexican is a smart satirical response to stereotypical perceptions of Mexicans specifically and Latinos in general with music by Daniel Valdez of the seminal Chicano/Latino theater family Playwright Anthony Garcia adapts Gustavo Arrelano’s political column Ask A Mexican to the stage. Experience an exclusive first reading of a new play in development by playwright Anthony J. Garcia in collaboration with Ask a Mexican award-winning […]

DACA rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza, Oakland

DACA rally @ Oscar Grant Plaza, Oakland

We invite all undocumented folks, families and allies to join us in a rally and march to show love and support for #DACA We must show those affected that we stand with them, and those making the decision that we’ve already made it for them. We are here to stay! Saturday at 2 PM Oscar […]

[video] "DOLORES" film hits the Bay Area!

[video] “DOLORES” film hits the Bay Area!

Raising 11 children while wrestling with gender bias, union defeat and victory, and nearly dying after a San Francisco Police beating, Dolores Huerta bucks 1950s gender conventions to co-found the country’s first farmworkers union. See the film about Dolores Huerta. She is among the most important, yet least known, activists in American history. Win tickets […]

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Petition to defend DACA

Emergency petition: 800,000 youth need your help urgently! Congress must deliver a clean, stand-alone DREAM Act to provide legal protections for hundreds of thousands of young immigrants so cruelly impacted by the Trump administration’s decision to end the popular Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program.   Sign the petition   Donald Trump just put […]

Obama defends DACA: 'This is about basic decency'

Obama defends DACA: ‘This is about basic decency’

Obama speaks out as Trump moves to end DACA: ‘This is about basic decency’ “To target these young people is wrong – because they have done nothing wrong,” he said. “It is self-defeating — because they want to start new businesses, staff our labs, serve in our military and otherwise contribute to the country we love. […]

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Trump ends DACA!

Video: The Trump administration Tuesday formally announced it will end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program — also called DACA — putting an expiration date on the legal protections granted to roughly 800,000 people known as “DREAMers,” who entered the country illegally as children. Updated: 12:04pm, 9/5/17 Because of Donald Trump’s decision to end […]

Yess! Trump Supporter Loses Beauty Contest of Kat Von D 1

Yess! Trump Supporter Loses Beauty Contest of Kat Von D

When A Trump Supporter Won One Of Her Contests, Kat Von D Couldn’t Stay Silent “If you want to explain to my Mother who lives in Mexico why she should pay for a wall to be built, and why she should have to deal with the negativity that comes with such anti-Mexican statements as our […]

ICE denies stay for Oakland nurse; couple deported Wednesday

ICE denies stay for Oakland nurse; couple deported Wednesday

An Oakland nurse and her husband were deported on Wednesday, after ICE denied a stay request from Senator Dianne Feinstein, who fought to keep the family together. Excerpt ABC7 Maria Mendoza-Sanchez and her husband Eusebio have held jobs, paid taxes, and stayed out of legal trouble for two decades. They have four children. But Sanchez […]

New DREAM ACT in Congress! [please sign petition]

New DREAM ACT in Congress! [please sign petition]

Earlier today, DACA got a chance to strengthen! This morning, a bipartisan group of legislators introduced the DREAM Act in Congress. (Yes, momentum is building to protect Dreamers). Please sign below petition (and share with everyone) to protect our hard-working 800k Dreamers! Si se puede! Removing DACA recipients from the workforce would be an economic […]

[Exhibit] Exist + Resist, 2016 Presidential Election! Gallery Opening @ MCCLA // SF

TRUMP Protest! The Trump/Pence Regime Must GO!

  July 15th 2:00 PM in San Francisco. Rally at U.N. Plaza, then march! Civic Center/UN Plaza station, Civic center Station, San Francisco, California 94110. To all who agonize and rage at what’s being done to the people, protest and demand: THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO! In the Name of Humanity, We REFUSE to Accept […]

It's Official! Trump and Russians Met About Clinton

It’s Official! Trump and Russians Met About Clinton

Emails Show Trump Jr. Knew Russia Was Working to Support Trump Campaign Kqed Today, Donald Trump Jr. posted emails (from June 3, 2016) about Russian government help for his father to be elected president. “This is obviously very high level and sensitive information but is part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump,” […]