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Why We Need Ethnic Studies

November 3, 2015
Our children are growing up in a global world. If we are truly going to prepare them to succeed in the 21st century, we must give them the tools to understand and value that global world. Learning about the cultures and histories that define all of us is an important component of our ultimate goal...
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Do the World's 232 Million Migrants Have Constitutional Rights?

October 26, 2015
If the world is going to live up to its commitment to protect the basic rights of all children and adults, we need to ensure that all the countries that have pledged under international agreements to protect migrants' rights pass and implement these rights at a national level.
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A Migrant Mom's Response to Donald Trump

September 1, 2015
“All the differences of ideas that we have are negotiable. What is not negotiable is our souls. Politics is not the world for businessmen.” - Jose Mujica, President of Uruguay In case you missed it, Donald Trump has committed to deporting 11 million hardworking migrants in the United States...
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The National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum condemns attacks on immigrant mothers and their children

August 26, 2015
NAPAWF Executive Director Miriam Yeung says attacks are a clear attempt to fuel racism and avoid meaningful conversation on immigration policy reform.
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¡Exijo una disculpa de Donald Trump!

July 23, 2015
El 16 de junio, Donald Trump hizo estos terribles, dañinos y erróneos comentarios: "Cuando México nos manda su gente, no nos están mandando a la mejor gente...nos están mandando gente con muchos problemas... están trayendo drogas y crimen. Son violadores..." [1] Trump no puede estar más equivocado...
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Demand an Apology from Donald Trump!

July 23, 2015
On June 16th, Donald Trump said the following hurtful, harmful, and completely inaccurate statement: “When Mexico sends its people, they’re not sending their best…they’re sending people that have lots of problems…they’re bringing drugs, they’re bringing crime. They’re rapists…” [1] Trump couldn’t...
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Family Detention Can't Be Fixed - It Must End

May 15, 2015
The extraordinarily brave women and children I've met in family detention facilities fled here for a chance of a better life. We must do better by them than to lock them far away from lawyers and social services in a jail dormitory with a pretty name.
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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, Inaugurated, Addresses Domestic Violence

April 23, 2015
Vivek Murthy, MD, sworn in as the nation's 19th Surgeon General, calls for a Great American Community focused on pedestrian lifestyles, smoke-free campuses, mental health awareness, and citizen involvement to end domestic violence.
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When Did You Start Feeling "American"?

April 22, 2015
This article originally appeared in Vocero Latino News . The question was asked recently in an interactive conversation on twitter hosted by Michelle Martin, host of NPR show “Tell Me More”, on a special called “Becoming American”: When did you start feeling American? For me there is no special...
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Una Historia Personal: Alimentación Más Derechos de Los Estudiantes Inmigrantes

April 13, 2015
Era el día de San Valentín del 2001. Tenía ocho años de edad cuando mis padres y yo cruzamos la frontera de EE.UU. provenientes de Zacatecas, México en busca de las mejores oportunidades que podía ofrecer el llamado “Sueño Americano”. Durante varias generaciones, mi familia se ganó la vida a través...
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