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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

‘La Causa’ comes alive in the expressions of singers, poets, writers and filmmakers
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‘La Causa’ comes alive in the expressions of singers, poets, writers and filmmakers »

March 20, 1996

by Yolanda Reynolds

Last Saturday night, El Teatro de Los Pobres hosted its Seventh Annual Storytelling evening to a full

PACT once again takes a stand for education
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PACT once again takes a stand for education »

March 20, 1996

by Yolanda Reynolds

Education of our youth is today a priority for parents, community leaders, educators and politicians. In the

“If we can gather by thousands to celebrate, shouldn’t we also gather to mourn this tragedy”
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“If we can gather by thousands to celebrate, shouldn’t we also gather to mourn this tragedy” »

March 13, 1996

Text by Yolanda Reynolds

Photos by Mary J. Andrade

A group of San Joseans gathered Saturday evening to plan for

Mexican Heritage Gardens’ goals closer to reality
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Mexican Heritage Gardens’ goals closer to reality »

by Yolanda Reynolds

The Mexican Heritage Gardens project is inching closer to reality. The San Jose City Council, in a 9-2 vote last

Blanca Alvarado on the County Board continues her long time commitment to education, health, youth, the elderly and job training.
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Blanca Alvarado on the County Board continues her long time commitment to education, health, youth, the elderly and job training. »

Alvarado says serving the Board “is where I feel I should be.”

February 7, 1996

By Yolanda Reynolds

Photos by Mary J. Andrade