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Union de Vecinos: Community and Civic Action

Union de Vecinos: Community and Civic Action

Union de Vecinos: Community and Civic Action

This video is the first of a series of pieces concerning Union de Vecinos. This segment takes you through and explains various projects that Union de Vecinos took-on within the city of Maywood. These issues include politics, police, immigrant rights, tenant rights, issues with LAUSD (Los Angeles Unified School District) and water quality in the city.

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Growing Green Partnerships

Growing Green Partnerships

Growing Green Partnerships

This video captures a portion of Clevland and Wineburg's (2010) book, Pracademics and Community Change (Lyceum) reviewed in this journal (Vol 1 Iss 3). It illustrates how a community based organization changed the lives of people it serves, and its community through it long-term commitment to recycling lives and showing that there is room in the "green economy" for the working poor.

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