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Baltimore City College students transform Latin American cultural club into powerful advocacy group

April 28, 2021

When Yaslin Machuca Molina was a sophomore at Baltimore City College High School in 2014, she only knew five other Latino classmates. So she cofounded a club for students to learn about Latin American culture: hosting movie nights, having pinata-making lessons and holding events for Hispanic Heritage Month. Two years later, sparked by the 2016 presidential election, the group started to become something different by doing advocacy work, organizing and hosting community workshops around immigrant rights.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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