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Category: Everyday Heroes

Using Soccer as an Organizing Tool by and for the People, Not the Money

The City Project and Anahuak Youth Sports Association use soccer as an organizing tool to bring people together to create the kind of community where they want to live and raise children, reflecting the value of soccer in immigrant communities. […]

Education on Culture, History & Art in Schools, Parks & Museums – STEAM not STEM for Equal Justice, Diversity & Inclusion

Education promotes equal opportunity in life. Schools, parks, and museums, including public lands, monuments, and waters, are the most important education institutions to reach students and their families and friends. A study by Stanford University quantifies the benefits of ethnic […]

Raúl Grijalva, elected by the people, is a champion for justice, the rule of law, truth, and democracy for all. Zinke, not. .@RepRaulGrijalva @SecretaryZinke

Congressman Raúl Grijalva is a champion for people, justice, the rule of law, truth, and democracy for all. He proudly serves the people of Arizona, who repeatedly re-elect him. The scandal-plagued Ryan Zinke is none of those things. He debases the […]

Civil Rights, Environmental Justice & Health Equity Road Map PRRAC, The City Project

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., sought a “middle ground between riots on the one hand and timid supplications for justice on the other.” Combined organizing and legal strategies provide that middle ground for social change. Advocates leave too much on […]

2018 Dreamer Scholarship Award Ceremony

The Council of Mexican Federations in North America (COFEM) awarded over $400,000 in scholarships to students who are immigrants, sons and daughters of immigrants, and students protected under DACA pursuing a college degree. Since 2008, COFEM and its partners have […]

Lloramos con el Mundo Hispano – El legendario cantante de boleros Lucho Gatica El País QEPD

Siete canciones para recordar a Lucho Gatica, veneradeo cantante Chileno de boleros | English El rey del bolero ha fallecido la tarde de este martes a los 90 años en Ciudad de México, donde vivía desde hace más de medio […]

Antonio Gonzalez Presente! A New Latino Environmentalism

We mourn Antonio Gonzalez’s passing with his family, and our compañeros y compañeras at the William C. Velazquez Institute and Southwest Voter Education Project. Antonio is a hero to me, Latinos, and progressives across the nation and across borders. Antonio […]

Vote! English / Español

Raul Macias, Anahuak Youth Sports Association, City Project hero and ally From the New York Times  / Leer este artículo en español. On Tuesday, tens of millions of Americans are expected to head to the polls. For most, the process […]

UCLA Prof Leo Estrada Civil Rights Hero, Demographer, Urban Planner, City Project Mentor Presente!

UCLA Prof. Leo Estrada has influenced everything The City Project has done for 20 years by teaching us the importance of mapping and analyzing access to public an other resources including parks, schools, health, jobs, housing, and transportation using GIS […]

Dolores Huerta, Center for Biological Diversity, Wishtoyo Foundation & The City Project, Oracle AZ

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