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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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On Love and Grief This Valentine’s Day

Michelle Téllez, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in LatinoRebels. “While my daughter and I jumped on the “This is Us” bandwagon late, I have to admit that I’ve secretly enjoyed watching how the series…
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How Artists Can Shape Understanding of the U.S.-Mexico Border

Michelle Téllez and Alexandra Tracy-Ramirez, 2017-2018 Fellows.  This piece was first published by Latino USO.  "Two recent art installations drew a renewed attention to the U.S.-México border. Given the increased speculation and rhetoric around border enforcement ..."
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Why Family Ties Matter in U.S. Immigration Policy

Michelle Tellez, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece first appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books. "When I turned 15, my family put together a huge traditional birthday celebration for me, a quinceñeara in my mom’s ..."
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