• Dear Alison,
    Thank you for having me read your work. Your blog is very interesting and is showing how many undocumented people have gone to doctors and checking they’re health. One sentence that I love the most is when you interviewed Cynthia and when she said, “It’s not that I don’t want my children to have good health, it’s just that I don’t w…[Read more]

  • Dear Adri,
    Thank you for having me read your work. I liked the fact that you included West Oakland, and not Oakland in general. I see and like how you were talking about how people that are moving out, and how they are either moving to another city or are being homeless. Being homeless might be hard for some people to take in because they feel…[Read more]

  • How is gentrification affecting Oakland’s rent prices? Why are Landlords raising the prices of our rents? Have we done anything to stop this? People in Oakland have to move because they can’t afford to live her

  • War Causes Illogical Deaths!

     

    War

    When it comes to war,

    Deaths may occur

    But they have never been

    By a natural death,

    But by violence

    Or
    Illogical death.

    Oakland,

    Is a place where gangs are

  • Mario commented on the post, My box 3 months, 1 week ago

    Querido Cesar,
    Me gusto tu caja bien mucho, y me gusto que pusistes las cartas de loteria. La lotería representa bien mucho lo mexicano que eres. También me gusto que escribiste bien mucho y eso me hace entender mucho mas de lo que tienes en tu caja.
    Sinceramente,
    Mario

  • Dear Liz,
    I found your box to be very interesting. I thought your creation of all the flowers made your box more colorful and it made it stand out more. It was very creative. Overall, I thought your box is very creative and well done.
    Sincerely,
    Mario

  • Mario posted a new activity comment 3 months, 1 week ago

    Dear Alex,
    I found your box to be very interesting. I thought you adding the chicken wings was very creative. Overall, I thought your box is very creative and well done.
    Sincerely,
    Mario

  • Artist Statement

    Mario Garibay-Hernandez

     

    My shadow box shows both chosen and assigned identity for myself. Firstly, the cars in the middle show all the side shows happening around Oakland. I believe that’s

    • Alex replied 4 months ago

      Mario,

      I found your box to be very interesting. I thought your creation of the car and the sideshows was very creative. Overall, I thought your box is very creative and well done.

    • Mario, this box, from what you have told us, represents you well. I believe it shows your creative side while still showing your background and your interests. I think this is very well done, creative, and thought out. Keep working hard.

    • Dear Mario,
      Your box is really interesting to me because I can relate to most of the objects in your box. I also think that this box also clearly represents you because they’re all things you like and are interested in. One thing I like about your box is that you have a picture of yourself in it because I only seen a couple of people with pictures in theirs. Thank you for your work.

    • nice

      it was good

  • Dear Maria,
    I really enjoyed reading your opinion about the book “Two badges The life of Mona Ruiz.
    I agree with what you are saying about this book. Hopefully I would be able to read it too because it sounds very interesting. I wish I would have been able to know more about it. Thanks for your writing. I look forward to seeing what you write…[Read more]

  • Mario became a registered member 5 months, 2 weeks ago

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