This page: Speaking with a reporter during an event on the importance of ethnic studies
programs in high schools. Opposite page, clockwise from top: Testifying at the Senate
Subcommittee on Health and Human Services in the California Senate; harvesting potatoes as
part of an anti-childhood diabetes and obesity project at the Jack O’Dell Education Center in
King County; Oakland-based Cantare Con Vivo, a 117-member choir, and full orchestra present
the 19th-century Brahms Requiem, accompanied by students reciting their poetry.
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