Restoring justice, fairness

Crawford student Serina Arevalo discusses how restorative circles work during a June 3 restorative justice workshop at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice at the University of San Diego to educate nearly 100 district teachers, staff members and administrators.

Something had to be done. According to a study by a team of Harvard University researchers, the San Diego Unified School District’s policies on discipline were not only flawed, but also unfair. Students of color were suspended or expelled at…

Restaurando la justicia y equidad

Había que hacer algo. De acuerdo a un estudio realizado por un equipo de investigadores de Harvard, las políticas disciplinarias del Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Diego no solo eran problemáticas, también eran injustas. Los estudiantes de color eran suspendidos…

A really, really free market

The Really Really Free Market in City Heights is no frills, but you can’t beat the price on the merchandise. PHOTO CREDIT: Charlie Neuman / San Diego Union-Tribune

It’s been said that the best things in life are free, a sentiment the organizers of San Diego’s Really Really Free Market are banking on to build community at a park in City Heights. Four times a year, organizers invite…

Un mercado realmente, realmente gratis

Se ha dicho que las mejores cosas en la vida son gratis, un sentimiento que los organizadores del Really Really Free Market de San Diego comparten y a través del que esperan fortalecer los lazos comunitarios en un parque de…

Joining the circus to learn new skills

A Fern Street Circus program has City Heights youths learning how to do everything from juggle to sit on invisible chairs.

A new program in City Heights has local youths juggling, flipping and sitting on invisible chairs. Fern Street Circus started in 1990 around the Golden Hill neighborhood of San Diego. The professional circus performed in local parks and taught clowning…

Unirse al circo para aprender algo nuevo

Un nuevo programa en City Heights tiene a los chicos haciendo juegos malabares y sentándose en sillas invisibles. El Circo Fern Street comenzó en 1990 en el vecindario de Golden Hill en San Diego. El circo profesional se presentaba en…