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Crossing Borders Through Art:  The Tortilla as Canvas

BY LYNDA TREDWAY The Border/La Frontera (n) limit, boundary, frontier, limitation, margin, restriction; a line dividing two areas (v) run along the edge of something or form frontier with place Walls protect and walls divide.  Some walls are meant to protect—The Wall of China.  The wall between the West Bank and Jerusalem divides an already […]

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Steve Early’s call to “Save Our Unions”

by Sarah Slichter Steve Early, a long-time labor journalist and union activist, gave a rousing talk at the Teaching for Change Bookstore at Busboys and Poets on June 2. In attendance were over fifty activists, unionists, labor movement veterans as well as those who identified themselves as the “youth wing of the labor movement.” To start, Early […]

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After-School Special: True stories by and about educators

For Teacher Appreciation Week, SpeakeasyDC and Teaching for Change present After-School Special: A Night of True Stories By and About Educators.   A cast of storytellers from schools across the DMV share true tales from inside and outside the classroom. The show will be Friday, May 9, 2014 at the Atlas Performing Arts Center. The pre-show reception […]

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