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For People Fleeing Central America, Hunger May Not Look Like Hunger

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published in Latino Rebels. "Public support for Central American migrants is waning, the Associated Press reported on Monday. Yet the plight of Central Americans grows steadily worse. The number…
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How Border Communities Support One Another

Dr. Heidi L. Pottinger, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published in Latino Rebels. "I grew up in the small town of Nogales, Arizona next to Nogales, Sonora, Mexico, also known as Ambos Nogales (or “both…
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A Holiday Card to the Fallen (Brown) Soldier

Megan Carney, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published by Latino Rebels. “Thanksgiving commemorates the idea of the native peoples of North America sharing their harvest to save recently arrived immigrants from starvation.”
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This Is What Voter Suppression Feels Like

Rhonda Gonzales, 2018-2019 Fellow. This piece was first published by Latino Rebels. "I’d just moved to Colorado from Arizona for graduate studies and it was voting time. Although young, I felt extremely prepared and proud to…
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Death, Día de los Muertos, and an Invitation

Lupita M. Chavez, , 2018-2019 Fellow.  This piece was first published in Latino Rebels. "Last year my brother called to ask, “Did we ever celebrate Día de los Muertos when we were growing up? I don’t…
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How Student Activism Shaped My (Our) Life (Lives): On the 25th Anniversary of the ‘Chicana/Chicano Studies Now’ Movement at UCLA

Michelle Téllez, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in LatinoRebels. “Students and teachers have taken center stage in the first half of 2018—in their public fights for protection from gun violence, in their rallies against…
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Four Things You Didn’t Know About the Border

Gabriela Cervantes, 2016-2017 Fellow. This piece was first published in Latino Rebels. "Candidate Donald Trump said it over and over again, “I’m going to build a big, beautiful wall, and Mexico is going to pay for…
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