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Category: Politics

San Jose Youth Speak On Election Results

Its a week after elections and change does not come over night. De-Bug asked youth what were there hopes, shocks, surprises, and just what they thought about the election results.

Going to the Gym Once Won’t Make You Buff, So Why Think Voting Once Every Four Years Makes You Politically Engaged?

Writer and organizer Shamako Noble, who has been traveling the country speaking to communities about their political futures during this election season, describes a new framework for what he calls, "political health."

When A Community Leader Is Falsely Arrested

When San Francisco Police officers falsely arrested 19 year old Latina superstar Elvira Zayas, they didn't realize how much community would come in force in efforts to support her release. While the trial continues, so does the support from the community of artists, community leaders, and caring members who fight for her arrival home.

A Haroldinho Communique: Justice for Alan Blueford

Shot to death by the Oakland Police Dept., Alan Blueford was a student just months away from high school graduation. This video highlights one of the community events held in his honor.

Raise the Wage Video Series - Elisha

This video features CAFE-J member Elisha St. Laurant, who has helped organize to put the proposal to raise San Jose's minimum wage to 10.00 an hour on the ballot. Elisha, a single mother, makes the case as to why poverty should not be tolerated in Silicon Valley. Video produced by Cesar Flores and Earvin Villaflor. Learn more about the campaign at: raisethewagesj.com.

Challenge to the Mayor: You Try Living on $8.50 an Hour

San Jose resident Baylingual pens a letter to the Mayor, explaining why supporting a minimum wage increase is not only smart, it's also necessary for survival in San Jose.

OFFICIAL VIDEO "IT AINT EZ" DLabrie ft San Quinn

This video shows the struggle of trying to make something of yourself, through the eyes of someone aiming for success.

Queer Conversations with "UndocuQueer" Julio Salgado

San Jose Poet Yosimar Reyes brings to you another episode of queer conversations with artist/activistundocuqueer Julio Salgado, the mastermind of DreamersAdrift.com.

"Water Writes" Mural Project In Gaza

The Maia Mural Brigade brought artists from The Estria Foundation's Water Writes Project and The Break the Silence Mural Project to travel to Palestine and collaborate with local artists on the creation of public murals depicting local water conditions. New America Media, News Report, Text: Nancy Hernandez//Video: Josue Rojas.

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Block2Block radio remembers Martin Luther King Jr. – Special audio segment with MLK clips and rare classic soul music that honors the man and captures the spirit of the civil rights movement.
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