Monthly Archives: May 2010

Topic: Public Housing


Public Housing is our Home Union de Vecinos was founded fifteen years ago in the struggle to protect public housing in Los Angeles.  At the time we were an the margins of the debate around public housing.  But things are changing,  with the economic crisis and the failure of market based strategies to address housing […]

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Topic: Street Vendors


“We Were Treated Like Common Criminals…” Boyle Heights’ street vendors open up about the hard times they are going through without job prospects and after being arrested for selling food without a license. By Gloria Angelina Castillo, EGP Staff Writer Teresa Perez and Alberta Perez Luna’s problems began just two hours after they started selling […]

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