Latino

4:16pm

Mon June 2, 2014
Education

Reaching out to Latino youth

A mural at Skyline High

Oakland Unified School District spokesperson Troy Flint said that in order to make sure all students succeed, OUSD needs to target and support the most vulnerable. “By most measures African American males are performing the worst, relative to other demographic groups,” he said. That is why in 2010 the Oakland Unified School District launched its African American Male Achievement project to support young black men academically.

But students from other demographic groups could also benefit from targeted programs.

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11:25am

Fri April 26, 2013
Arts & Culture

Radio Ambulante: Junot Díaz and Francisco Goldman in Conversation with Daniel Alarcón

Daniel Alarcón, Francisco Goldman, Junot Diaz (February 2013)
Courtesy of Radio Ambulante

In February 2013, Radio Ambulante put on a live show in New York City. We presented some of our best stories from our pilot season in English and Spanish, but we kicked off the evening with a conversation between novelists Junot Díaz and Francisco Goldman and Radio Ambulante's Executive Producer Daniel Alarcón.

This conversation is about the art of translation, on what it's like to write stories about Latinos in English, and about the relationship each author has with Latin America.

Note: this conversation contains explicit language.

 

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2:41pm

Thu March 21, 2013
Arts & Culture

Radio Ambulante's English-language special

Radio Ambulante is the new Spanish-language podcast produced at KALW showcasing compelling human stories from around Latin America and the U.S.  Now you can hear the program's first English-language special, including the story of a young Honduran living through the 2009 coup in his country and the true tale of the fictional character behind the controversial phrase "self-deportatio

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4:40pm

Thu January 31, 2013
Education

Redefining education with Kenneth Monteiro

Prof. Kenneth Monteiro, Dean of Ethnic Studies
San Francisco State University

San Francisco has pioneered many concepts for the country. One of them is recognizing the importance of a college education that’s diverse, and multicultural, reflecting the populace. And so, the country’s first Department of Ethnic Studies was launched at San Francisco State University in 1968.

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4:46pm

Tue December 13, 2011
Opinion/Commentary

Commentary: Hipsters and Latino culture in the Mission

Under CC license from ClockworkGrue. http://www.flickr.com/photos/clockworkgrue/497063798/sizes/z/in/photostream/

Living in San Francisco, one becomes familiar with the variety in culture, each one seeming to have its own neighborhood. For Hispanics and Latinos, this neighborhood is the Mission.

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