Category: Personal Interest

One impression

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This photo comes from the AjA Project’s partnership program with the Juvenile Court and Community Schools, working with youths at Choice School in San Diego. work in teams to identify important issues in their community, and use their cameras to…

Una impresión

Esta foto forma parte de la colección del programa conjunto del Proyecto AjA y del Tribunal de Menores y Escuelas Comunitarias que trabaja con jóvenes de la Escuela Choice de San Diego. Los estudiantes trabajan en equipo para identificar problemas…

Inside and out

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This photo comes from AjA’s partnership program with the Juvenile Court and Community Schools in City Heights. The photographer, Faviola Pinal, 18, created two photographs, one to represent her “outside self” and one to represent her “inside self.” She writes:…

Dentro y fuera

Esta foto pertenece a la alianza entre AjA y el Tribunal de Menores y Escuelas Comunitarias en City Heights. La fotógrafa, Faviola Pinal, de 18 años de edad, creó dos fotografías. Una representa su “yo exterior” y la otra representa…

Paid sick leave draws mixed responses

Workers’ rights advocates were gathered in front of the City Heights McDonald’s to publicize the new state law giving workers at least three paid sick days per year.

A new sick leave law aimed at benefiting low-income workers is receiving mixed reactions in City Heights. “These laws are good steps for workers’ rights, but in the long run they are more harm than good,” said one fast-food employee,…

Reacciones mixtas a los días de enfermedad pagados

Una nueva ley, que otorga a los trabajadores de bajos recursos días de enfermedad pagados, está provocando reacciones mixtas en City Heights. “Estas leyes son pasos positivos para los derechos de los trabajadores, pero a largo plazo son más dañinas…

Returning to his roots

Jama Mohammed has a passion to serve the community he grew up in.

City Heights offered Jama Mohammed and his family a chance at a new life in the United States. Now Mohammed is returning the favor in his adopted neighborhood as the new organizer for Mid-City CAN’s Access to Healthcare Momentum Team.…

Regresando a sus raíces

City Heights le brindó a Jama Mohammed y a su familia la oportunidad de tener una nueva vida en Estados Unidos. Ahora Mohammed está devolviendo el favor en el vecindario que lo adoptó como el nuevo organizador del Equipo Momentum…

A study in persistence

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This photo comes from AjA’s partnership program with the Juvenile Court and Community Schools working with youth at La Mesa Community School. Participants of the program reflect on their identity and the influences in their lives that inspire and inhibit…

Un estudio en persistencia

Esta foto proviene del programa conjunto de AjA y la Corte Juvenil y Escuelas Comunitarias que trabaja con jóvenes de la Escuela Comunitaria La Mesa. Los participantes del programa reflejan acerca de su identidad y las influencias en su vida…