Posts Tagged as "BHC Merced"

#SchoolsNotPrisons comes to Merced

July 18, 2017 / By
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Statewide social justice campaign #SchoolsNotPrisons held its first event in Merced, Calif. on July 8, bringing nearly 300 people out in support of dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline.

Profile in Community: Creating a Legacy of Change in Merced

June 28, 2017 / By
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Above: Alex Carrillo may be a recent transplant to Merced but he’s already leaving his mark on the city–making the most vulnerable communities feel seen and heard.

BHC Merced, Community Partners Celebrate Wins While Preparing for Challenges Ahead

December 21, 2016 / By
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Above: Merced community organizers and residents gather in support of Building Healthy Communities #Health4All campaign in April.

Hmong Political Forum Makes History in Merced

November 9, 2016 / By
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The bilingual forum drew nearly 70 people and was a joint effort from BHC Merced’s Neighborhood Action Team, Health Equity Project and the Merced Organizing Project. Organizers invited all the candidates running for Merced City Council Districts 1, 3 and 5 - the only three district seats up for grabs this election year.

Reality in Fiction: Q&A with the Director and Cast of Lupe Bajo el Sol

October 21, 2016 / By
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This weekend documentary filmmaker Rodrigo Reyes will premiere his film “Lupe Bajo el Sol (Lupe Under the Sun)” to a hometown audience in Merced. Inspired by tales of his own grandfather’s life as a migrant farmworker, the movie tells the story of an aging agricultural worker living in the Central San Joaquin Valley. Merced County residents and real-life couple Daniel and Ana Muratalla star as ‘Lupe’ and his onscreen girlfriend ‘Gloria.