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July 6, 2015

Broadcasting A Unified Message

The “We Are American Challenge” is a movement to foster a culture of peace, acceptance, and love in the United States by broadcasting a unified message from groups of diverse backgrounds. Join as a group, or join as a citizen. The We Are American Challenge is a platform for the public, by the public, to […]

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July 27, 2015


If you are a superintendent, principal, teacher, social worker, counselor, juvenile detention center, social service agency, police officer, gang prevention/intervention specialist, church or any youth based organization PLEASE pay attention. We are donating (FREE) at no cost, comprehensive bilingual non generic program/curricula for schools and churches/programs that resonates with our youth and promotes student achievement, bridges the educational gap and […]

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June 26, 2015


Chicago, IL, – The world is a tough place and it will/could beat you down if you let it. Don’t let anybody ever tell you that you can’t do something especially if that person has never done it himself/ herself. If you want something you are going to have wanted it bad, really bad because […]

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June 18, 2015

Robert Renteria speaks at Ferguson school

Ferguson-Florissant School District, Robert Renteria call for a United Front to address racial divide. Author civically engages, contributes to the creation of a peace in communities. FERGUSON, MO, — Author of the internationally acclaimed Barrio book series, Robert Renteria, will address students and faculty of Ferguson-Florissant School District, his publicist announced. Ferguson, Missouri is among […]

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The From the Barrio Foundation is currently implementing From the Barrio to the Classroom in Chicago Public Schools and schools and youth prisons around the country. To view where the program is being utilized see our program usage page.

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