826LA publication in Los Angeles Review of Books

We’re proud to share the success of our friends at 826LA, and their latest Young Authors’ Book Project publication We Are Alive When We Speak for Justice.

With the help of volunteer tutors and staff from 826LA, Ben De Leon’s students at Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez High School in Boyle Heights have written a book that examines the legacy of the historic California public school segregation case that paved the way for Brown vs. Board of Education, and the related social and cultural issues they continue to confront in a state where Latino students are more segregated than in any other.

Read more in the Los Angeles Review of Books.