Education

First Steps: An Introduction to Life in America

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Book, Sangha, Aaron
Date: 
2009
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First Steps: An Introduction to Life in America is a manual with information for immigrants settling in the United States. It contains information about food, finances, getting around, and documentation. All information is in both English and Karen (Burma, Myanmar and Thailand).
Language: 
English
Karen
Notes: 
This is part of a set, including a children's book and a set of information cards.
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www.chicagowelcomesyou.org (not accessible as of 1-31-16)

Item Donor: 
Chicago Refugee Center

Empowering Education Using the Medium of Zines

Location

PO Box 721
60430 Homewood, IL
United States
US
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Zine, Empowering Education Using the Medium of Zines
Date: 
2008
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Abstract: 
Empowering Education Using the Medium of Zines is a zine outlining issues with the American education and prison systems, and discussing the use of zines to overcome the issues inherent in these systems.
Language: 
English
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Thought Bombs #30

Location

PO Box 721
Homewood, IL 60430
United States
US
Catalog Number: 
Zine, Thought Bombs #30
Date: 
2009
Edition: 
Volume: 
Issue: 
30
Abstract: 
Thought Bombs is a zine that collects essays by Anthony Rayson.
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A Call to Action: An Analysis and Overview of the United States Criminal Justice System, with Recommendations

Location

7822 South Dobson Street
60619 Chicago, IL
United States
41° 45' 9.63" N, 87° 35' 56.832" W
US
Catalog Number: 
Book, Thurston, Linda M., "A Call to Action"
Date: 
1993
Edition: 
First edition
Abstract: 
"A Call to Action is a poignant and uncompromising analysis of the criminal/justice system which spends millions of dollars annually, and controls the lives of approximately one million inmates--of which nearly two-thirds are Black and members of other non-white groups. Of particular concern is the over-representation of Black men who traverse the criminal justice system as though it was especially designed for them."
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Abstract from back cover.
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ISSN/ISBN: 
088370674

The Logan Square Free Press

Location

2741 W. Logan Blvd.
60647 Chicago, IL
United States
41° 55' 40.9188" N, 87° 41' 47.4" W
US
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Newspaper, The Logan Square Free Press
Date: 
August 16, 1984
Volume: 
5
Issue: 
24
Abstract: 
Biweekly newspaper that covered six wards in the northwest side in the 1980s. Circulation of 21,000 copies. This issue covered education, politics, sports, lifestyle advice, and coverage of local upcoming events.
Language: 
English
Spanish
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Subterraneo Educacional: Un Zine Bilingue, A Bilingual Zine

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Zine, Subterraneo Educacional
Date: 
Summer 2004
Abstract: 
A bilingual zine "dedicated to all the students who also teach and all the students who also learn." Topics include hardcore punk and educational ideals.
Language: 
English
Spanish
Notes: 
Abstract taken in part from title page of the zine.
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Cambodian Grrrl: Self-Publishing in Phnom Penh

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Book, Anne Elizabeth Moore
Date: 
2009
Edition: 
1st
Abstract: 
Part memoir, part investigative journalism, "Cambodian Grrrl: Self-Publishing in Phnom Penh" is the account of teaching self-publishing to the first generation of university women in an impoverished country scarred by genocide and political repression. - Anne Elizabeth Moore
Language: 
English
Notes: 
Many of these texts originally appeared under a Creative Commons license on Cam(b)lo(g)dia during 2007 and 2008.
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Why I Quit

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Zine, Why I Quit
Date: 
Summer 2011
Abstract: 
Why I quit is an explanation of why one Chicago schoolteacher decided to leave the education system. It contains a detailed account of her problems with the education system, and some of her proposed solutions.
Language: 
English.
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New Art Examiner

Date: 
January 1993
Abstract: 
New Art Examiner is published monthly except July/August for $35 per year by the New Art Association. A national magazine of "The independent voice of the visual arts".
Language: 
English
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Item Donor: 
English

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