The Poverty and Privilege Dilemma: 10th Annual Poverty under the Stars at SJSU

10th Annual Poverty under the Stars By: Paige Combs, Sociology Community Change Major at SJSU I attended my first Poverty under the Stars event at San Jose State on November 12, 2015, but for many others it was their tenth. That evening represented a very important time for individuals working…

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Stages of Coyote Meadows

Coyote Meadows (fka “The Jungle”) Continues to Transform with a Little Help from Volunteers By Deb Kramer In December 2014, “The Jungle” was closed. This unleashed a slew of news articles (see below), even globally. Many workers removed large structures and trash that had accumulated over the past few years.…

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Exodus From the Jungle Premiere: A Double Edged Sword

Reflection on “Exodus from the Jungle” Film By Paige Combs, Sociology Community Change Major at SJSU I first came to know Coyote Creek and what was previously known as “The Jungle” through my participation in the infamous Coyote Creek cleanups supported by various local environmental groups and Deb Kramer, program…

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