Miguel Ortega lead a comprehensive historical view of the Tucson civil rights victory - and all the advocacy and activities that took place during the 1990’s - that led to the establishment of the Mexican American Studies program.
FULL SET: http://chrissummitt.com/blog/mas1990s/
Please Come Out to Support Tucson Freedom Summer 2012 and M.A.S. Teachers Sean Arce and Jose Gonzalez. $10 Donation to Benefit the Raza Defense Fund!
Outstanding Local Bands: American Android and the Jons! Also headliner from Chula Vista, CA: The B-Side Players!
Estimadas/os: Our fight to reinstate the TUSD MAS curriculum is not over. Several things are in the making that can and probably will affect the situation. Two of these are: The federal lawsuit brought by the MAS teachers, students, and parents challenging the constitutionality of HB 2281 is pending. And the Special Master appointed by another federal court will submit his findings and recommendations to Judge Bury, who is overseeing the desegregation situation in TUSD, in September; the Special Master’s findings will impact significantly on the TUSD MAS matter.
Gabby Mercer is one of the Hunnicutt’s creations and also on the board of their anti-MAS group TU4SD… so the picture above comes as no surprise, especially since Mercer has already been caught on photo supporting Arizona’s top Turkey, Tom Horne.