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Latino Winemakers Rise in California, Through the Ranks

Latino Winemakers Rise in California, Through the Ranks | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it
A tiny but growing fraternity of Mexican-American winemakers, many of whom are the children of migrant workers, are part of a new generation of aspiring Mondavis.
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Granito de Arena

Granito de Arena | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it
Synopsis Awards Trailer Reviews Past Screenings Credits Festivals Photos Host a Screening
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Granito de Arena is the story of that resistance – the story of hundreds of thousands of public schoolteachers whose grassroots, non-violent movement took Mexico by surprise,
and who have endured brutal repression in their 25-year struggle for social and economic justice in Mexico's public schools.

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Hispanic Mother-Daughter Program | Educational Outreach and Student Services

Hispanic Mother-Daughter Program | Educational Outreach and Student Services | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it

The Hispanic Mother-Daughter Program (HMDP) is an early-outreach college preparatory program designed to raise the educational and career aspirations of Arizona middle and high school students.

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Abriendo Puertas

Abriendo Puertas | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it
Abriendo Puertas Initiative is a family-focused college success initiative dedicated to ensuring every child is prepared for and has access to education beyond high school. We do this by strengthening the family's role in their child's college access endeavor, and by ensuring college readiness and college access are properly aligned for the student to achieve college success.
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Linguists: 'Illegal' Is Neither 'Neutral' nor 'Accurate'

Linguists: 'Illegal' Is Neither 'Neutral' nor 'Accurate' | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it
Eric, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico who lives in Gainesville, Florida, says that he wants to be called "undocumented" because it "respects [his] humanity." It true that the decision isn't up to him.
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Inside the World of the ‘Illegal’ Immigrant | TIME.com

Inside the World of the ‘Illegal’ Immigrant | TIME.com | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it
Since revealing my status as an undocumented immigrant, hundreds of others have come forward to share their own stories. What they have to say will surprise you
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Farmingville | POV | PBS

Farmingville | POV | PBS | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it
The shocking hate-based attempted murders of two Mexican day laborers catapult a small Long Island town into national headlines, unmasking a new front line in the border wars: suburbia.
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Chicano! PBS Documentary - Taking Back The Schools

Full-length documentary about the Chicano student movement in East L.A. in 1968
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Jacquez still on top of his game | Recordnet.com

Jacquez still on top of his game | Recordnet.com | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it
STOCKTON - Pat Jacquez still is spending his time on the baseball diamond, sharing his passion and his knowledge of the game.
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This is my pops!

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Anita Revilla on Latinos and the Educational Pipeline

Anita Tijerina Revilla, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Department of Women's Studies at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Dr. Revillas areas of ex...
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“Royalty” of the Mission Art Scene Faces Eviction

“Royalty” of the Mission Art Scene Faces Eviction | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it
Mission Local By Heather Mack Spanning three decades in the Mission District, prominent San Francisco artist and curator René Yañez, who seeded and grew the annual Dia de Los Muertos celebration in...
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New Tech High celebrates Mexican Independence Day

New Tech High celebrates Mexican Independence Day | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it
The Mexican flag flew alongside the American flag in front of Napa’s New Technology High School on Monday in celebration of Mexico’s day of independence.
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‘Latino Americans’ Debuts on PBS - COLORLINES

‘Latino Americans’ Debuts on PBS - COLORLINES | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it
This six-hour documentary chronicles the emergence of Latino communities in the U.S.
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La Peña Cultural Center

La Peña Cultural Center | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it

38 Years as a Bay Area Hub for Arts & Social Justice--

La Peña is a vibrant community cultural center with a national reputation and a global vision that promotes peace, social justice and cultural understanding through the arts, education and social action.

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From ‘not a good student’ to ‘Male Role Model of the Year’

From ‘not a good student’ to ‘Male Role Model of the Year’ | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it
For Carlos Hagedorn, a professor at Napa Valley College, teaching is much more than just a job.
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Children of Immigration — Carola Suárez-Orozco, Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco | Harvard University Press

Children of Immigration — Carola Suárez-Orozco, Marcelo M. Suárez-Orozco | Harvard University Press | Latin@s and Education | Scoop.it
In the midst of the largest immigration wave in history, America is once again contemplating a future in which new arrivals will play a crucial role in reworking the fabric of the nation.
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