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826LA Commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the 1968 Chicano Student Movement Walkouts

March 1, 2018 marked the 50th anniversary of the 1968 “Walkouts or Blowouts” Chicano student movement where 15,000 students from East L.A. walked out of their classrooms at Belmont, Garfield, Lincoln, Roosevelt, and Wilson High Schools to challenge inequalities in … Read more

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Letters Live Benefiting 826LA Celebrates the Power of Words with Famous Friends

On February 26, Net-a-Porter and Mr. Porter hosted the U.K.-based show Letters Live for its first-ever U.S. performance at the Theatre at Ace Hotel benefiting 826LA and Women for Women International. Letters Live is a celebration of the long-lost art … Read more

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