“If There is No Struggle, There is No Progress”: Transformative Youth Activism and the School of Ethnic Studies

@article{Cabrera2013IfTI,
  title={“If There is No Struggle, There is No Progress”: Transformative Youth Activism and the School of Ethnic Studies},
  author={N. Cabrera and Elisa Meza and A. Romero and Roberto Cintli Rodr{\'i}guez},
  journal={The Urban Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={45},
  pages={7-22}
}
In the wake of the Tucson Unified School District dismantling its highly successful Mexican American Studies (MAS) program, students staged walkouts across the district to demonstrate their opposition. Student-led walkouts were portrayed as merely “ditching,” and students were described as not really understanding why they were protesting. After these events, a group of student activists called UNIDOS organized and led the School of Ethnic Studies. This was a community school dedicated to… Expand
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