Memory continues to live in us generations later. Some memories we inherit. Some memories shape and mold us into the people we need to become. Memory reminds us we are made of fire and the fire of memory urges us to keep moving forward, to teach the truth, to continue to work for social justice, and never ever forget the sacrifices that were made for us by previous generations.
AB 2772 (Medina) Ethnic Studies Bill Moves Forward in California The Southwest Political Report By: Irene Sanchez #ethnicstudiesforall Today AB 2772 passed the Senate Education Committee and will now move forward to Appropriations, a vote by the Senate and if passed, the Governors signature. The movement to make Ethnic Studies a graduation requirement in K-12… Continue reading AB 2772 (Medina) Ethnic Studies Bill Moves Forward in California
50 Years After The East LA Walkouts, We’re Still Fighting For Latino Students By: Irene Sanchez (Xicana Ph.D + co-founder of the Southwest Political Report) In the Huffington Post Opinion Section last month https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-sanchez-east-la-walkouts_us_5a981ef2e4b07dffeb708bc5
The Importance of November 25th-International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and the beginning of the 16 days of Activism against Gender Based Violence By: Irene Sanchez The Southwest Political Report November 25, 1960 This was the day the Mirabal sisters-Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa-were brutally murdered in the Dominican Republic after they… Continue reading The Importance of November 25th- International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women