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  • Churches across the Bay Area and the country have come to the protection of community members as “sanctuary churches”. Photo Credit: CC BY 2.0/flickr/Allie_Caulfield

    “Sanctuary Churches” Are the New Refuge for Undocumented Immigrants

    Estephany Haro El Observador During these times of uncertainty in the immigrant community, there seems to be one place where they feel safer, their church. The immigrant community has a history of turning to their churches for any type of support, especially for shelter during rough times. Such is...
  • DREAMers across the country are latching onto the hope that there will be good news in the horizon. Photo Credit: Pixabay

    DREAMers Holding Onto Faith

    Estephany Haro El Observador For more than 700,000 young adults in the United States, the celebration of this year’s Easter is different than past years. Hope and Faith plays a bigger role in their daily lives more than ever due to the anti-immigrant political climate that we are living...
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    California, A Safe State for Undocumented Immigrants

    Estephany Haro El Observador On Monday, the California senate passed bill SB 54 in response of President Trump’s anti-immigration policies. The bill, proposed by California State Senate President Kevin de León (D-Los Angeles) would apply a set of sanctuary policies statewide that would prevent law enforcement from working with...
  • ALearn's new Catalyst to College program intends to bolster education services at two high school's in the East Side Union High School District, by continually providing guidance in the path to college. Photo Credit: ALearn

    New Efforts in Education Highlight Push for East Side Students

    Estephany Haro El Observador Yerba Buena high school students and members of the East Side high school district came together last Thursday to welcome ALearn and its new program, Catalyst to College. This new program was funded through a $500,000 grant from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation and...
  • 2017 started with wage increases for thousands in the Bay Area. But it's not all great for all.
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    Minimum Wage, Both A Positive and Negative Effect in the Bay Area

    Estephany Haro El Observador Cities across the Bay Area received the year 2017 with an increase on their minimum wage.  This has been a victory for the thousands of minimum wage workers across the Bay Area who have been fighting for an increase. This will be positive for the...