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Red Guards and the Modern Face of Protest
Agitators, disrupters, or “anarchists,” these masked protesters represent a new resistance
News Story  February 16, 2017, by Joseph Caterine
"...Paula Rojas, an organizer from Commun­i­ties of Color United, said the Inauguration Day march was not intended to be a disruption. "The point was to create a space for different directly impacted communities to speak, cross-pollinate, and connect," she said...."

Right to Birth
Debate over care for pregnant jail inmates continues
News Story  February 12, 2015, by Amy Kamp
"...Mama Sana's Paula X. Rojas once again expressed hope that TCJS would implement some of the recommendations the group has made to them, including making sure that each jail is provided with a list of "specialized maternal care providers" who have expressed a willingness to work with pregnant inmates..."

Standard of Care
Are pregnant inmates receiving adequate medical treatment?
News Story  January 29, 2015, by Amy Kamp
"...Kellee Coleman and Paula X. Rojas, members of Mamas of Color Rising and Mama Sana/Vibrant Woman, have been working for years to "improv[e] pregnancy and birth outcomes for communities of color in Austin." Over the past year, they've focused their efforts on calling attention to the lack of adequate care for pregnant inmates in Texas jails..."

Beside the Point: Making Mental Health a Priority
We don't spend enough time looking at how untreated mental illness is contributing to crime
News Column  October 15, 2015, by Amy Kamp
"...Licensed midwife Paula X. Rojas, who is part of Mama Sana, a volunteer collective of midwives and doulas focused on caring for women of color, believes we need to be aware that low-income mothers of color face greater scrutiny from health care providers than do middle-class mothers, and that the fear of CPS becoming involved if mental illness is brought up is real..."

Dancing About Architecture
The Antone's Dance
Music Column  October 2, 1998, by Ken Lieck
"...The label's first signing is Chris Perez (widower to the late Selena), who had previously been the first client at Randle's new management company. Randle adds that Nydia Rojas has come over to Hollywood Latin and that the label will be working with personnel from Miami's Walt Disney Records, but beyond that declines jumping the gun further on plans for the new imprint..."

Film
Recommended
  May 26, 1995
"...MY FAMILY, MI FAMILIAD: Gregory Nava; with Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales, Eduardo Lopez Rojas, Jenny Gago, Elpidia Carrillo, Constance Marie, Edward James Olmos. Gregory Nava's (El Norte) most recent film spans 50 years in the life of the Sanchez family, a Mexican-American clan whose roots in the United States date back to the 1920s in Los Angeles..."

Film
Recommended
  May 19, 1995
"...MY FAMILY, MI FAMILIAD: Gregory Nava; with Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales, Eduardo Lopez Rojas, Jenny Gago, Elpidia Carrillo, Constance Marie, Edward James Olmos. Gregory Nava's (El Norte) most recent film spans 50 years in the life of the Sanchez family, a Mexican-American clan whose roots in the United States date back to the 1920s in Los Angeles when, as middle son and writer Paco Sanchez (Olmos) narrates, "The border was just a line in the dirt." As written by Nava and Anna Thomas, the film's epic proportions occasionally diminish into blips in the family's history as the action takes place in the 1930s, then jumps to the late 1950s, and finally concludes in the 1970s..."

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