Mixteco Heritage Cookbook

Who would have thought! MICOP is becoming a chef now! Collaboration is key for MICOP achieving its mission. This spring semester we partnered with Dr. Nancy Chen from CSUCI's Health Communication course through the Center for Community Engagement (CCE) in the unique effort of “rescuing indigenous diet” as an alternative for promoting healthier eating by creating our first Mixteco Heritage Cookbook. Click here: Mixteco Heritage Cookbook to download the whole bilingual PDF version! If you would like to order a hard copy for $20, please email Vanessa Terán at vanessa.t...

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Farmworkers from Baja California moving forward by winning some of their demands

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oxnard, California: June 8, 2015 Mixteco/Indígena Community Organizing Project Contact: Arcenio J. López, Executive Director Telephone: (805) 814-8809, Email: arcenio.lopez@mixteco.org Website: www.mixteco.org   Farmworkers from Baja California moving forward by winning some of their demands   Mixteco/Indigena Community Organizing Project (MICOP) celebrates the victory of the workers of San Quintin in their long and just struggle for higher wages and improved working conditions. On June 4, 2015 the movement leaders met ...

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Nuestro Radio Comité

Nuestro Radio Comié Conozca a nuestro increíble Comité de Radio que se compone de miembros de la comunidad de voluntarios aquí en Oxnard! Todo lo que hemos logrado es porque de este grupo. Nuestro sueño es tener nuestra propia estación de radio. Con apoyo de la comunidad vamos a lograr todo. Si quieres unirte a nuestro grupo nos dan una llamada o venga a nuestra próxima reunión del Comité de Radio. Proxima Eventos de Radio Indigena ---- Meet Our Radio Committee  Meet our amazing Radio Committee that is comprised of volunteer community members here in ...

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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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