Caras Conocidas

A PSA by students from Instituto Altazor in Tijuana, Mexico on the issue of bullying. Part of the Anti-Bullying Through the Arts initiative, in partnership with the San Diego International Children’s Film Festival. See the video from Media Arts Center

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Haitian refugees and San Diego’s housing crisis — a documentary

San Diego’s housing crisis has put pressure on the city’s Haitian refugee community.  Youth reporters in San Diego filmed a short documentary — “Settling: Hope and Housing” — about the community’s struggle for affordable housing, bringing the issue to light. “When you move from one place to another place, you start from zero.” Watch the […]

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Community Murals: North Park Neighborhood

Businesses and residents are coming together around ‘Take Back the Alley,” a city-wide initiative in San Diego that cleans up alleyways and installs murals. Some claim the murals near El Cajon and Utah Streets have attracted new customers to nearby businesses; others just like the art. “People express themselves with murals. It’s a nice thing to look at, too.” Produced […]

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