Rini Templeton inspired art

Rini Templeton inspired art

“Wherever she went, she drew what she saw and donated her art to the cause.” Rini Templeton was a prolific graphic artist and huge inspiration to artist like me who strive to serve their communities in their struggles for liberation and a better life. She...
A week of solidarity prints

A week of solidarity prints

This week was super busy, I printed three editions and still had time to run around getting supplies and table at an event to sell some prints. The week started with printing Melanie’s Iran solidarity poster, this is one of two pieces in which we both used the...
Haiti Will Rise Again

Haiti Will Rise Again

We are very happy to announce the release of the first print Dignidad Rebelde publishes, “Haiti Will Rise Again” designed by EastSide Arts Alliance. This image was created by ESAA to share with the community and featured on their website for people to...
Studio Time

Studio Time

This week has been great, I was able to spend most of the week in the studio working on a couple prints, one of Melanie’s designs and one of my prints. It is a lot of fun having all this time to make art, it makes me feel very fulfilled as an artist and...
Racial Justice Poster Contest

Racial Justice Poster Contest

The Akonadi Foundation’s mission is to support the development of powerful social change movements to eliminate structural racism and create a racially just society. Akonadi believes that racial justice movement building means communities of color lead efforts to...
A Night of Queer Women of Color Performance

A Night of Queer Women of Color Performance

Mark your calendars and come support La RED Xicana Indigena’s organizing! Saturday, January 30, 2010 -8 pm (doors open at 7:30pm) LA RED XICANA INDÍGENA presents A NIGHT OF QUEER WOMEN OF COLOR PERFORMANCE Poesía • Teatro • Comedy • Music • Artesanía De Oaxaca •...
Girl in a Coma

Girl in a Coma

It’s been years since I found a band that I had to listen to over and over…it’s the radest feeling to listen to them for the first time and think…”damn that’s cool!” Girl in a Coma is one of those bands. I love them, they...

Justice for Oscar Grant

by Jesus Barraza & Melanie Cervantes A year ago, early New Year’s Day in the Fruitvale District of Oakland, BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) police murdered unarmed, 22-year old, Oscar Grant III by pushing him face down to the ground and shooting him in the...
Justice for Oscar Grant

Justice for Oscar Grant

by Jesus Barraza & Melanie Cervantes Published on Oakland Local A year ago, early New Year’s Day in the Fruitvale District of Oakland, BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit) police murdered unarmed, 22-year old, Oscar Grant III by pushing him face down to the ground...
Los Viajes Book

Los Viajes Book

2009 has been an incredible year of growth for me. My growth would not be possible without the communities that I am a part of helping to nurture me. Recently I was asked to have my work included in POOR magazine’s newest book Los Viajes.  The book is filled...