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The Nation LA’s Liberty Vote October 18, 2004 by JON WIENER “This time will be different–this time we are in it for the long haul.” That’s what voter registration and turn-out-the-vote projects say every four years, when they go to work trying to do something about the fact that 100 million Americans–most of them poor […]

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They’re Celebrating In Boyle Heights Area Los Angeles East Side Sun By Selene Rivera EGP Staff Writer October 14, 2004 With banners in hand and blowing whistles, members of the Boyle Heights’ organization Union de Vecinos (United Neighbors) gathered last Friday, Oct. 8 with dozens of local residents to celebrate street repairs they had fought […]

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La “Union de Vecinos” no se da por vencida y sale a las calles areclamar sus derechos. Los Angeles East Side Sun By Selene Rivera EGP Staff Writer May 13, 2004 En un esfuerzo para mejorar su comunidad y mantener a los pequeños a salvo, residentes de la ciudad de Boyle Heights se dieron cita el Viernes pasado en el Centre de […]

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Clean water advocates try again for reform by: Jamie Hansen | from: California Watch May 3, 2011 Two years ago former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed a bill that would have made access to clean water a legislative mandate. Now community advocates and legislators are trying again. The Human Right to Water package – consisting of six bills – […]

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