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Community organizations mobilize Latino voter participation in November election
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Community organizations mobilize Latino voter participation in November election »

July 24, 1996

By Yolanda Reynolds

Photos by Mary J. Andrade

In San Jose numerous concerned citizens are working, alone or in groups,

Achievement of the janitor’s union symbolizes the success that is possible when people work hard and as a team
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Achievement of the janitor’s union symbolizes the success that is possible when people work hard and as a team »

July 10, 1996

By Yolanda Reynolds

Photos by Mary J. Andrade

After five months of picketing and engaging in a “rolling strike” throughout

Grand jury testimony of the Soto-Mesa death raises more questions than it answers
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Grand jury testimony of the Soto-Mesa death raises more questions than it answers »

June 26, 1996

By Yolanda Reynolds

Photos by Mary J. Andrade

For those attending the Santa Clara Grand Jury hearing of the death

Immigration bill “is designed to create division among us and exploit the youngest and most vulnerable people… the children.” – San Jose Mayor Susan Hammer
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Immigration bill “is designed to create division among us and exploit the youngest and most vulnerable people… the children.” – San Jose Mayor Susan Hammer »

June 12, 1996

By Yolanda Reynolds

Photo by Mary J. Andrade

On June 4, San Jose Mayor Susan Hammer, San Jose police chief

Shooting victims memorialized by Human Rights Defense Committee
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Shooting victims memorialized by Human Rights Defense Committee »

May 29, 1996

By Yolanda Reynolds

Photographs by Mary J. Andrade

The Human Rights Defense Committee gathered last Sunday in memory of Carl

Janitor’s union is gaining more and more momentum
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Janitor’s union is gaining more and more momentum »

May 1, 1996

By Yolanda Reynolds

Photos by Mary Andrade

The “Justice for Janitors Campaign”, as promised, is gathering momentum. Last Monday, local

Janitors seek justice and expect improvements in pay and working conditions
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Janitors seek justice and expect improvements in pay and working conditions »

April 10, 1996

By Yolanda Reynolds

Photos by Mary J. Andrade

The Justice for Janitors campaign that began a number of years ago,

Sí se Puede… Candidates learn that close ties to the community pay off
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Sí se Puede… Candidates learn that close ties to the community pay off »

April 3, 1996

By Yolanda Reynolds

Photo by Mary J. Andrade

After months of campaigning by the candidates for public office and their

Young Latino Leaders an alliance of school youth working to improve their neighborhoods
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Young Latino Leaders an alliance of school youth working to improve their neighborhoods »

April 17, 1996

By Yolanda Reynolds

Photo: by Mary Andrade

Last Thursday about 50 young people, all members of the Young Latino Leaders

NAHP to watchdog immigration reform proposals
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NAHP to watchdog immigration reform proposals »

Announces San Jose as their 1997 Convention site March 27, 1996

By Yolanda Reynolds

The National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP) Board met