Category Archives: Art & Culture

San Francisco’s “Broom Closet” Apartments

San Francisco’s “Broom Closet” Apartments by vanessa chan NOTE: Originally published on untapped sf. on August 3, 2012. This article has been re-posted with the permission of the author. It’s a small world we live in. Urban dwellers in San Francisco may

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San Francisco’s “Broom Closet” Apartments

San Francisco’s “Broom Closet” Apartments by vanessa chan NOTE: Originally published on untapped sf. on August 3, 2012. This article has been re-posted with the permission of the author. It’s a small world we live in. Urban dwellers in San Francisco may

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Portraits of Civil Rights

When I first joined the Caucus as an intern for the Communications & Development department, one of my first tasks was to create a portrait series of the clients we serve in each of the Caucus’ programs. Here is a

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Portraits of Civil Rights

When I first joined the Caucus as an intern for the Communications & Development department, one of my first tasks was to create a portrait series of the clients we serve in each of the Caucus’ programs. Here is a

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Gawad Kalinga: Building Dreams

Gawad Kalinga: Building Dreams By Carlo De La Cruz Note: Originally published in Balikbayan Magazine in the February – March 2010 Issue. Gawad Kalinga (GK) is a Philippine based NGO that strives to create homes and sustainable shelters for the poorest of

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Gawad Kalinga: Building Dreams

Gawad Kalinga: Building Dreams By Carlo De La Cruz Note: Originally published in Balikbayan Magazine in the February – March 2010 Issue. Gawad Kalinga (GK) is a Philippine based NGO that strives to create homes and sustainable shelters for the poorest of

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Sep 24th, 2009 UC Berkeley Walk Out

We have to change the language of the university from an economic exchange into the language of public good.  This is a million voices crying out.

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Sep 24th, 2009 UC Berkeley Walk Out

We have to change the language of the university from an economic exchange into the language of public good.  This is a million voices crying out.

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departing gk

After our last site visit we stayed in Naga city at the regional GK office. From there we took day trips to the nearby GK sites, many of which were some of the first GK sites we visited at the

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departing gk

After our last site visit we stayed in Naga city at the regional GK office. From there we took day trips to the nearby GK sites, many of which were some of the first GK sites we visited at the

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GK Libmanan

Simply one of the most beautiful communities I’ve ever seen, interacted with, been a part of–if even for only one week. Camarines Sur’s Governor LRay Villafuerte funded the creation of two bed & breakfast units, to be turned over to

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GK Libmanan

Simply one of the most beautiful communities I’ve ever seen, interacted with, been a part of–if even for only one week. Camarines Sur’s Governor LRay Villafuerte funded the creation of two bed & breakfast units, to be turned over to

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Ocampo Site

After Bongliw our next GK site was Ocampo. Ocampo is the largest GK village in CamSur, a 5 hector plot contained 143 houses, a sibol school, community house, model house, office. With 143+ families living in the village, the total

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Ocampo Site

After Bongliw our next GK site was Ocampo. Ocampo is the largest GK village in CamSur, a 5 hector plot contained 143 houses, a sibol school, community house, model house, office. With 143+ families living in the village, the total

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