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Yearly Archives: 2015

“Our Moment” video by Poet Mayda del Valle

Poet Mayda del Valle released a video titled “Our Moment,” combining poetry, photography and song to highlight powerful social justice movements throughout the year, including Black Lives Matter, Occupy Wall Street, the Dreamers, the Fight for $15 and a Union, and […]

Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum Urban Waterways Newsletter, Fall 2015

Check out the latest Urban Waterways Newsletter: Green Economies along Urban Waterfronts published by the Smithsonian Anacostia Community Museum. The Fall 2015 newsletter focuses on efforts to reduce environmental risks and ecological scarcities while encouraging sustainable development, resulting in improved human well-being and […]

United States and Cuba Relations Infographic: Major Changes Since Dec 2014 Todos Somos Americanos

In December 2014, President Obama announced the U.S. would establish diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba. Check out the infographic below, created by the Latin America Working Group Education Fund, for an overview of US-Cuba relations in the […]

US STDs in Guatemala Crimes against Humanity Overhaul the System NY Review of Books

The Archdiocese of Guatemala has filed an international human rights petition against the US and Guatemala for intentionally infecting Guatemalan people with STDs and leaving them untreated and uncompensated from the 1940s to the present day. The US has failed […]

15th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference, Portland, Feb 11 – 13

The 15th Annual New Partners for Smart Growth Conference will take place in Portland, Oregon from February 11 – 13. The conference aims to discuss issues around equitable development, environmental justice, and using practical tools and innovative strategies for creating […]

Stanford Latino Entrepreneur Leaders Program

  Congratulations! On December 5, 2015, 75 Latino business owners from a myriad of industries across the nation graduated from the program after a 6-week intensive online education course at Stanford University. We would like to thank the dedicated entrepreneurs, […]

Hillcrest, Texas, Residents Secure Historic Civil Rights Agreements under Title VI

For immediate release | Click here to view the Press Release For more information, contact Erin Gaines at egaines@trla.org or 805-680-4204 In response to a Title VI Civil Rights Complaint, the Federal Highway Administration has reached a landmark agreement with […]

71 Year Anniversary of Discredited US Supreme Court Decision in Korematsu Upholding Japanese Internment Order: A Reminder of the Battle for Equal Justice

By Andrew Contreiras UC Irvine School of Law 2015 Legal Intern, The City Project Fred Korematsu was twenty-two years old when the Japanese military struck Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. Mr. Korematsu lived in the Oakland area. After being […]

Arzobispado de Guatemala presenta petición en contra de Estados Unidos y Guatemala por infectar con enfermedades venéreas a guatemaltecos vulnerables

In English Justicia atrasada para las víctimas de experimentos con enfermedades venéreas en Guatemala Una petición a nombre de las víctimas de los experimentos realizados por Estados Unidos y Guatemala que infectaron con enfermedades venéreas a guatemaltecos vulnerables fue presentada […]

Active Living Research Conference January 31 – February 3

The Active Living Research Annual Conference brings together active living researchers and champions to advance knowledge and action around active communities. The 2016 Active Living Research Conference will take place January 31 to February 3, 2016 at Hilton Clearwater Beach, […]