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Suspensions of Black Students on the Increase in San Francisco | KQED

By Phillip Giles on Wednesday, November, 1st, 2017 in Newsroom.

said Neva Walker, executive director of Coleman Advocates for Children and Youth, a nonprofit that advocates for equitable public schools. The suspension rate of black students in the San Francisco Unified School District increased last year during the fall semester for the first time since the district began a restorative practices program and adopted a Read more…


Is Airbnb Turning NYC’s Brooklyn White? | The Root

By Phillip Giles on Monday, June, 26th, 2017 in Newsroom.

The Brooklyn Movement Center, a community-organizing group dedicated to self-determination and empowerment of central Brooklynites, has combined data, analytics and investigative journalism to highlight how Airbnb is changing the BK landscape. The Root decided to use BMC’s data and resources to figure out how Airbnb has bleached Brooklyn. Most of our data came from a report Read more…


Voces de la Frontera Joins U.S. Delegation to World Migrant Rights Conference

By Phillip Giles on Thursday, June, 15th, 2017 in Newsroom.

MILWAUKEE – Next Monday, representatives of Voces de la Frontera will attend the World People’s Conference: For a World Without Walls, Towards Universal Citizenship in Cochabamba, Bolivia. Organized by the Bolivian government, the conference will bring together thousands of representatives from social movements and progressive governments from across the world. Attendees include the current Presidents Read more…


Wisconsin Students Rally to Support Sanctuary Schools | SHOWTIME

By Phillip Giles on Tuesday, April, 4th, 2017 in Newsroom.

Mark Halperin covers a VOCES rally supporting sanctuary schools in Milwaukee, Wisconsin prior to a school board vote that would declare Milwaukee Public Schools a sanctuary district. After students get the chance to share their emotional stories, the resolution from the school board passes, shielding students and families from deportation while on school grounds. Watch Read more…