Unión del Barrio stands in solidarity with Los Angeles teachers! Los Angeles teachers are showing District Superintendent Austin Beutner that when it comes down to defending public education, they are not afraid to go on strike. During the past 20 months the LA teacher’s union (UTLA) has been in negotiations with the LA Unified, struggling […]
To the general membership of Unión del Barrio, to our supporters and friends: The Comité Central of Unión del Barrio wishes each of our members, supporters and friends an excellent 2019. Whether your goals are political, family related, or personal, we hope that they all materialize for you during this coming year, 2019. 2018 ends […]
In what can only be understood as major victory for independent community-based politics in the Los Angeles suburb of Pico Rivera, two candidates backed by Unión del Barrio, Jose Lara and Leanna Ibarra, won the El Rancho Unified School Board election on Tuesday night. Securing the two top positions among a field of six candidates, Lara and Ibarra together won over eleven thousand votes in Pico Rivera, and will serve the educational community of Pico Rivera for the next four years.
Unión del Barrio on the elimination of DACA: The most aggressive base of trumpista fascism is anti-immigrant in general and anti-Mexican in particular. The white nationalists that hold power in this country see our people as a threat; not a political threat, but because they know they must contain our demographic growth. This is what […]
The real question is, what are we going to do about it? Among the generalized political division and increasing hatred that Trump has fomented during his first weeks as president, it takes a little work to discern what is now clearly a pattern of white nationalist aggression that has been unleashed against our communities. Indeed, […]
We have struggled for over 35 years within the belly of the beast, and we’ve come across many allies who fight for justice along our side. Over time, there are some that truly stand out, with compa Tommy Flanagan being one of them. We honor Tommy Flanagan for standing in solidarity with the Mexicano people […]
Don’t Let Yourself Be Overcome With Fear, Nor Should You Lament The Trumpista Crisis Of Imperialism! Compañeras y compañeros, don’t run and hide from this absurd turn of events. To begin, don’t forget that Hillary Rodham Clinton (HRC) was never our champion, and the oval office is not the center of our political power. Instead, think […]
There is a group of young organizers in LA that work with Escuelita Aztlan, a youth project of Unión Del Barrio. Escuelita Aztlan (EAZ) is Unión del Barrio’s independent freedom school that fuses cultural learning, political activism, and community organizing. EAZ recruits straight from the barrios of Los Angeles to bring together the most spirited […]
¡ALTO A LA REPRESIÓN Y CRIMINALIZACION DE LA PROTESTA SOCIAL!
¡Libertad para el Profesor Rubén Núñez Ginés! ¡Libertad para el Profesor Francisco Villalobos! ¡Alto a la criminalización de la protesta social! 14 de junio de 2016 A la Coordinadora Nacional de Trabajadores de la Educación Al movimiento Sindical Mexicano A las y los Mexicanos en Resistencia contra el Mal Gobierno Unión del Barrio, organización política de Mexicanos/Latinoamericanos […]
Since the founding of Unión del Barrio in 1981, educators have played a central role in the evolution of the organization. Evidence of this is how compañero Ernesto Bustillos, the principal founder of Unión del Barrio, worked as a teacher for the majority of his life, and was among the original founders of the Association […]
A nombre de Unión del Barrio se felicita al compañero José Lara por el premio recibido. http://ra.nea.org/2015/07/05/california-educator-honored-with-social-justice-activist-award/
We first must send “un saludo solidario” to UdB compas in San Diego that are currently wrapping up the 4th consecutive cycle of Escuelita Aztlán (EAZ) in that border city. This cycle of EAZ ran from November 2014 to June 2015, bringing together dozens of junior high and high school age community youth. These young people […]
June 9, 2015 Unión del Barrio congratulates the Association of Raza Educators (ARE), community organizations, all committed individuals who participated in the victorious Ethnic Studies NOW campaign in San Diego, California. We are especially proud of our Comité Local Francisco Villa – the internal committee that coordinates the work of Unión del Barrio in San Diego, […]
This years conference will address topics that directly impact the Mexicano/Raza Community including the militarization of our schools, the school to prison pipeline, and other topics that impact our Raza’s relationship to the Prison Industrial Complex. The Chicano Mexicano Prison Project – a Project of Unión del Barrio is committed to exposing the attacks on […]
Desde la fundación de Unión del Barrio en 1981, los educadores han desempeñado un papel central en el desarrollo de la organización. Prueba de ello es cómo el compañero Ernesto Bustillos trabajó como profesor durante la mayor parte de su vida, y fue uno de los fundadores originales de la Asociación de Educadores de la […]
Since the founding of Unión del Barrio in 1981, educators have played a central role in the evolution of the organization. Evidence of this is how compañero Ernesto Bustillos worked as a teacher for the majority of his life, and was among the original founders of the Association of Raza Educators (ARE). Even today, a […]
San Diego Zapata March 2015 On Saturday April 11th 2015, over 200 San Diego youth took over the streets of Barrio Logan to take a stand against all violations of human rights, to reject state terrorism, and to defend OUR right to a College/University education. The event included cultural and political performances, from the hip-hop […]
El deber es de organizar a nuestro pueblo para defender los derechos humanos y democráticos y oponernos a toda clase de opresión y terror colonial. Como sector juvenil de la Raza nos organizamos bajo el concepto de la auto-determinación. Varias organizaciones en San Diego se han unido para denunciar la guerra continua en contra de […]
10:00 am. Saturday, April 11, 2015. Chicano Park SD. 10:00 am. Sabado, 11 de abril de 2015. El Parque Chicano SD.