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Joseph Rodriguez Workshops: Covering the Children of Re-Entry

Jul. 3, 2013 / By

On June 27-28th, 2013 acclaimed photographer Joseph Rodriguez gave photo/multimedia workshops to New America Media youth and local university students on how to share the stories of families of re-entry in California...

Art as Magic: Adrian Avila Leads “We Grow” Mural at San Jose Elementary School

Jun. 19, 2013 / By
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De-Bug artist and designer Adrian Avila completes mural at San Jose elementary school with 5th grade classes...

We Speak baylingual: Sorry to Rain on Your Parade I a Dirtbag full of 100 Bulletz

Jun. 7, 2013 / By
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This week in Hip Hop is special because it’s the first time we got a battle up...

Samoan Dance Brings Healing to Violence-Prone SF Community

May. 19, 2013 / By
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Silicon Valley DeBug/ New America Media, Video, Jean Melesaine

Pelenise Faataui, a native of San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood, recently began teaching Polynesian dance to friends and neighbors in the area...

Don’t Blame Hip Hop for Molly, We Got it from the Ravers

May. 8, 2013 / By
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The party drug Molly is all over hip hop. But commentator and rap artist Cola says the party drug did not come from hip hop culture, but rather seeped in from the mixing with other genres...

A Remembrance of the Past and a Look to Our Futures

May. 5, 2013 / By
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This week in Hip Hop is special for it signals the 2nd year anniversary our fellow SV De-bugger Yung Ghost (Demetrius Cambell) was taken from us...

Documentary Profile of Artist Kevin Cornejo: El Pintor y El Paisaje

May. 1, 2013 / By
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A Marlo Custodio mini-documentary of artist Kevin Alejandro Cornejo. As college students, Cornejo’s parents journeyed from El Salvador during the Civil War in the 1980’s and begun a new life in San Jose, California...

Getting Legal Status At 28, A Whole World Opens

Apr. 12, 2013 / By
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Adrian Avila is a 28 year old immigrant who recently recieved legal status, he writes about the”the power of transformation of undocumented to documented.”..

A Once Undocumented Immigrant Reflects Upon Obama’s Plan

Feb. 4, 2013 / By


Silicon Valley De-Bug / New America Media, First Person, Adrian Avila, Posted: Feb 03, 2013

In a packed high school gym in Las Vegas, Nevada, President Barack Obama calmly spoke on the real possibility of comprehensive immigration reform...

Moraga Returns With A New Fire; To Put Things Right Again

Jan. 19, 2012 / By
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Erika Vivianna Céspedes • Silicon Valley De-Bug • Review • January 132012

After a fifteen-year hiatus, Brava Theater is proud to welcome award–winning writer and director, Cherríe Moraga, back to its stages to celebrate its 25th anniversary with the world premiere of her new play, New Fire – To Put Things Right Again.

Green Cadre Program-Free Green Job Training For Low Income Young Adults In The South Bay

Jan. 6, 2012 / By
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David Madrid • Silicon Valley De-Bug • Audio/Interview • January 62012

Block2Block radio host David Madrid talks with David Lovato and Juan Avila from the City of San Jose’s Green Cadre Progam...

San Jose Poet Lorenz Mazon Damuk; “Fat”

Dec. 2, 2011 / By
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Lorenz Mazon Damuk is a San Jose writer and community organizer.