Tequio Scholarship Program Launches its Fifth Year!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oxnard, California: April 12, 2018 Contact: Arcenio J. López Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project Telephone: (805) 822-2418 Website: www.mixteco.org Email: arcenio.lopez@mixteco.org   Scholarship Program Launches its Fifth Year! The Tequio Scholarship Committee of the Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP) are proud to announce the release of their college scholarship application, supporting indigenous immigrant youth.  In 2017, we awarded a record $18,000 to over 21 indigenous youth in Ventura County ...

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Education as Key to Leaving Farm Work

Schoolwatch: First to graduate: Rio Mesa friends see education as key to leaving farm work   By Wendy Leung Posted June 6, 2014 at 10:39 a.m. Juan Carlo/THE STAR Alondra Mendoza of Rio Mesa High School goes over her notes in her Oxnard home with parents Gilberto Mendoza and Margarita Martinez. She will be the first in her family to graduate from a U.S. high school. Photo by Juan Carlo, Ventura County Star Juan Carlo/THE STAR Alondra Mendoza (left) and Maria Monjaraz (right), best friends at Rio Mesa High School, talk before their mariachi class. ...

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