Tucson Freedom Summer Press Conference (click for footage)
In Arizona it is against the law to teach Mexican American History and Literature.
Without your help this fight cannot continue
The Save Ethnic Studies has for the past two and half years fought against the racist
Arizona HB 2281legislation that makes it illegal to teach to Mexican American Studies in Arizona. That battle has reached a critical point. The newly formed national Tucson Freedom Coalition emerging from a successful Tucson Freedom Summer needs your help to carry this struggle forward. The money donated over the past two years has made it possible to carry the legal fight forward to the Federal level.
WE CAN WIN! October 12 Day of National Action!
Friday, October 12 (Dia De La Raza) this fall will be a historic day. Save Ethnic Studies and the Tucson Freedom Coalition are calling for a national day of solidarity and fundraising. The past two years have seen a concentrated effort on the part of the local Tucson community. The benefit of this struggle is that WE CAN WIN! The possibility of reversing this racist legislation is real thanks to the support of the national community made up of people like you.
Oct. 12 Precious Knowledge House Parties
Join thousands across the country as they gather to watch Precious Knowledgethe stunning documentary about students who graduated from the Tucson MAS program. Discuss the attack on freedom of speech in this country and raise funds to fight back against the type of xenophobic legislation that makes the history of Mexican's in the United States illegal.
Be a part of history! Write to firstname.lastname@example.org for your informational packet on how to host a Precious Knowledge House Party. Fight for Mexican American Studies, for freedom of speech and our rights as Americans.
To learn more about the curriculum of Tucson's famous Mexican-American Studies program, the 93% graduation rate for their students, and the controversy surrounding the now banished classes you canonline order the PRECIOUS KNOWLEDGE DVD. If you have any questions about purchasing your DVD, please contact us at:email@example.com
WRITE TODAY! Get ready to host a Precious Knowledge House Party on October 12