Voices from the Field will provide a catalytic space and web-linkages for the sharing of inter-generational community perspectives through a collection of carefully curated first voice poetry, self-reflections, essays, arte, photography, and videography of LMBs who are engaged and/or advocating for change. If you are interested in contributing your voice, please click here.


My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Regional Summit
Long Beach, CA
July 26 – 28, 2017
Read the full summit brief here…

 

 


Overcoming Disparity: Young Men and Boys of Color and the Future of America
Henry A. J. Ramos
Huffington Post
August 4, 2016
Read the full piece here…

 


The Moral Imperative of Restorative and Transformative Justice
By Frank de Jesús Acosta; Conversation with Father Greg Boyle, SJ and Javier Stauring
Read the full conversation here…

 


My Brothers in Confinement
Javier (“Xavier”) Haro
Read the full essay here…

 

 


Walking Down Mitchell Street
Michael Muscadine
Read the full essay here…

 

 


PanelLatino Young Men and Boys Panel
Luna Productions
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LuisLuis J. Rodriguez
Luna Productions
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Jerry’s Invocation
Luna Productions
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Daniel Villareal: A Warrior for Art
Luna Productions
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Salvador “Pocho” Sánchez: Transformation through Photography and Counter-Narratives
Luna Productions
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Javier Stauring Interview
Luna Productions
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Ramón Escobar: The Poet
Luna Productions
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received_10208936455395491Latino Young Men and Boys Community Artist Profile: A Conversation with Freddy Gutierrez
Frank de Jesús Acosta
Read the artist profile here…

 

 


FrankArte Público Press Author Of The Month: Frank de Jesús Acosta
Frank de Jesús Acosta
Arte Público Press, University of Houston
March 17, 2016
Listen to the interview here…

 


HenryArte Público Press Author Of The Month: Henry A.J. Ramos
Henry A.J. Ramos
Arte Público Press, University of Houston
February 25, 2016
Listen to the interview here…

 


Acosta_BrownPaperBROWN PAPER: Lifting Latinos Up by Their “Rootstraps:” Moving Beyond Trauma Through a Healing-Informed Model to Engage Latino Boys and Men
Frank de Jesús Acosta and Jerry Tello
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COMMENTARY: The History of Barrios Unidos, Healing Community Violence
Frank de Jesús Acosta
Arte Público Press, University of Houston, 2007
Harry Belafonte
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Read Dolores Huerta’s book commentary here…

 


TATTOO ART & DESIGN
Tomas Alejo –La Calavera, the sugar skull representing those ancestors who have moved on to the spirit world and transformation.
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POEM: Mi Rincon del Mundo (My Corner of the World)
Frank de Jesús Acosta
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Photo credit: Pocho Sanchez, Pocho-One-Fotography