Tag: Latinx

Reigniting Education in Juvie: Education is a right, even behind bars

Anna Challet Frequently overlooked in California’s ongoing discussions about criminal justice reform are the places at which many individuals have […]

Seeing Through Murals: The Future of Latino San Francisco

Lori A. Flores In 1964, British sociologist Ruth Glass coined the term “gentrification” in her study of young creative professionals […]

Through the Heart of California: Seeing the “Other” California through a Relief Map

Alex Espinoza In 2014, Aljazeera America ran a story titled “Fresno Rated Highly Livable for Young People.”1 The piece cited information […]

Neither Here Nor There: Engaging Mexico City and Los Angeles

Dana Cuff Anastasia Loukaitou-Sideris “Much of urban history research has sought to pair or categorize cities on the basis of […]

Outselling the Beatles in 1966: LA’s forgotten musical genius

Peter Cole As music critics release “best of 2016” lists, who can name the most popular musician in America fifty […]

The 43: Remembering Ayotzinapa

Maricela Becerra Lucy Seena K. Lin Gus Wendel Tragedy does strange things to our conception of proximity. Sometimes we can […]

Vol. 6, No. 3, Fall 2016

URBAN HUMANITY Read the latest from Boom California, Volume 6, Number 3, Fall 2016.  All articles from this issue are free […]

Proposition 47

by Marisa Arrona Reimagining justice, opportunity, and healing From Boom Summer 2016, Vol 6, No 2 Rochelle Solombrino was sixteen when she got […]

Reflections from Inside

by Carlos Adrian Vazquez, Jr. From Boom Summer 2016, Vol 6, No 2 Editor’s Note: Tucked away in the northern part of the […]

Healing the Broken

by Javier Stauring From Boom Summer 2016, Vol 6, No 2 In more than two decades of working with incarcerated children, their families, […]