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.
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
Rubidoux Resist! A Year Later The Southwest Political Report By: Irene Sanchez A year after the Rubidoux High School Walkouts in 2017, there is still much work to be done? Many years after walkouts I experienced for myself during the time of Prop 187 as a student in Jurupa Unified School District, I ask what… Continue reading Rubidoux Resist! A Year Later.
Rubidoux Resist! Students, Parents/Community Members Attend School Board Meeting to Demand Justice The Southwest Political Report By: Irene Sanchez On Tuesday February 21, 2017, students, parents and community members attended the Jurupa Unified School District Board Meeting to demand justice for racist remarks made by teachers following some students participating in a #daywithoutimmigrants on February… Continue reading Rubidoux Resist! Students, Parents/Community Members Attend School Board Meeting to Demand Justice