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Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 28

Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 28

Museum of Ventura County Elects New Board The Museum of Ventura County announced Tuesday that it has elected a new board of directors who will direct the museum’s fundraising, exhibits and programming, connecting the community with the history and culture of Ventura County. “We have a past, present and future that make us a...
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Bilingual report: Trust Fund “Fuerza Mexico” created for Areas Affected by Earthquake

Bilingual report: Trust Fund “Fuerza Mexico” created for Areas Affected by Earthquake

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Bilingual report: Help with Disaster Relief for Earthquake in Mexico

Bilingual report: Help with Disaster Relief for Earthquake in Mexico

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Carnegie Art Museum update for Sept. 26

Carnegie Art Museum update for Sept. 26

Click here for the entire e-newsletter   Welcome CAM Studio Guest Artist The Drawn Art of Dave Velasquez through – October 31, 2017 Reception will be held Friday, October  20    5-7pm      free Dave Velasquez is a self-taught artist highly talented in drawing and capturing popular SoCal culture with humorous insight and rendering it in...
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Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 22

Museum of Ventura County update for Sept. 22

Major funding for these programs is made possible in part by the City of San Buenaventura and the County of Ventura. Museum of Ventura County Educator Showcase and Volunteer Fair Attention volunteers and teachers! Come learn about the many volunteer opportunities and quality education programs available at the Museum of Ventura County and the Agriculture Museum at the Educator Showcase and Volunteer...
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Guest column: Latino Art and its importance in the local / national dialogue

Guest column: Latino Art and its importance in the local / national dialogue

Editor’s note: Amigos805 welcomes guest columns, letters to the editor and other submissions from our readers. All opinions expressed in submitted material are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of Amigos805. By Armando Vazquez / Guest contributor Latinos were the flavour of the month, on and off, throughout the 1980’s for many...
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Caring Together Lompoc Makes Final Push for Community Feedback

Caring Together Lompoc Makes Final Push for Community Feedback

Last day to participate in survey is September 28 LOMPOC — Now entering the home stretch of their campaign to generate community feedback about the perception of caregiving, Caring Together Lompoc is asking for those who live or work in the Lompoc Valley area to complete the short survey by Thursday, September 28. Stemming from...
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UCSB scholars awarded grants for studies on Mexico’s black population and immigrants’ mental health

UCSB scholars awarded grants for studies on Mexico’s black population and immigrants’ mental health

By Jim Medina • UCSB Asking the right question is key to producing an accurate survey. Not only must the question be right — it must be asked in the right way. Consider the first-ever tally of Mexico’s black population. To recognize citizens of African descent, Mexico’s census agency, INEGI, conducted a preliminary count in...
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Social Justice Fund for Ventura County update for Sept. 21

Social Justice Fund for Ventura County update for Sept. 21

Click here to view the entire e-newsletter   Creating Change, Not Charity Dear Friends, We are on our way to another year of grant making! The Social Justice Fund’s Board members are meeting with neighborhood activists, nonprofit leaders and elected officials—friends old and new—to learn which local issues concern them most.  These conversations will...
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Consulado de México en Oxnard: How to Help with Disaster Relief for Earthquake in Mexico, Condolence Book, Information About U.S. Nationals in Mexico

Consulado de México en Oxnard: How to Help with Disaster Relief for Earthquake in Mexico, Condolence Book, Information About U.S. Nationals in Mexico

View this email in your browser   View this email in your browser View this email in your browser IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT MEXICO’S EARTHQUAKE  View this email in your browser INFORMACIÓN IMPORTANTE SOBRE SISMO EN MÉXICO.  
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Free DACA Renewal at El Concilio Family Services in Oxnard

Free DACA Renewal at El Concilio Family Services in Oxnard

OXNARD — We want to assure our community that El Concilio Family Services will continue to serve by providing accurate information and family strengthening services, which include renewals of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals). We stand with immigrant families, Dreamers, DACA recipients, and all who have been affected by the rescinding of DACA. We have processed 1,126 successful...
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A father of five makes the transition from wide-eyed community college transfer to a ‘model student/scholar’ at UCSB

A father of five makes the transition from wide-eyed community college transfer to a ‘model student/scholar’ at UCSB

By Jim Logan • UCSB Luck is often more than random good fortune; it’s the product of vision and planning. Just ask Ruben Maldonado. A few years ago he worked for General Motors as a manager, putting in nearly 20 years. It was a bad time for the company — Maldonado called it “chaos”...
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Rebozo Festival 2018 Grant Application to close on Sept. 29

Rebozo Festival 2018 Grant Application to close on Sept. 29

VENTURA COUNTY — Rebozo Festival, Inc., is pleased to announce that awards of up to $20,000 will be granted to qualified non-profit organizations that focus on the cultural, social and/or educational needs of the Ventura County community. The application process will close September 29th, 2017 at 5:00 pm. Rebozo Festival, Inc., encourages non-profit organizations that meet...
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Ventura County Arts Council offers free Dia de Los Muertos activities

Ventura County Arts Council offers free Dia de Los Muertos activities

VENTURA COUNTY — The Ventura County Arts Council is offering a variety of classes and activities that use art in various forms to help area residents understand, appreciate and celebrate the upcoming holiday Dia de Los Muertos, or the Day of the Dead. Activities include free Dia de Los Muertos art classes that will...
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CSUCI Alumni Relations Director Tania Garcia will chair Camarillo Chamber of Commerce

CSUCI Alumni Relations Director Tania Garcia will chair Camarillo Chamber of Commerce

CAMARILLO — Tania Garcia, CSU Channel Islands’ (CSUCI) Director of Development, Alumni Relations, is the new chairperson of the Camarillo Chamber of Commerce. In her new capacity as Chamber chairperson, Garcia plans to search for opportunities that enrich the Camarillo business community. Garcia sees the Chamber’s role as helping businesses succeed by finding unique ways to support...
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