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Unai Montes-Irueste

Unai Montes-Irueste
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Unai Montes-Irueste has worked as a management consultant, nonprofit executive, community organizer, and classroom teacher, seeking to elevate the capacity of individuals, organizations, and communities to make change. As a social-political-racial-economic justice champion, he advocates on behalf of high quality, Pre-K through college, publicly funded, equitable education for all.

Because the GOP Lacks Vision: The Case for Obama’s Re-election

TAMPA, FLA. — I am grateful that Wisconsin Congressman, Paul Ryan, the Republican tapped for the number-two slot on the GOP campaign team determined...

#VoiceYourVote: Day One, Florida 2012

I’ve been in Florida for 24 hours, but I’ve already seen ads galore. Incumbent Senator, Florida Democrat, Bill Nelson, leads 14th District Congressional District Representative, Connie Mack by...

Olympic Athletes, U.S. Immigrants and World Affairs

We face a global energy crisis, a global economic crisis that began in 2007, a global climate crisis of which humans are almost entirely...

White Privilege and Black Gold: From Ali to Gabby Douglas

According to The Nation’s, Dave Zirin, “There are two kinds of political athletes. The first, and most memorable, are athletes who engage in the...

With Liberty and Justice For All…Remembering Sherman Hemsley and Lupe Ontiveros

Note: This is the second half of a two part tribute to Dr. Sally Ride, Sherman Hemsley, and Lupe Ontiveros. See part one here. Sherman Hemsley and...

Justice For All: DOMA, Tam O’Shaughnessy… Remembering Sally Ride

This is the first of a two part tribute to Dr. Sally Ride, Sherman Hemsley, and Lupe Ontiveros. See part two here. After expressing my...

Chicago and Aurora: The Value of Each Life and Equal Recognition

“Our words seem small beside the loss you have endured. But I found a few I wanted to share today. I've received a lot...

Remembering Alex Okrent

“Alex Okrent possessed a tenacious drive and an indefatigable spirit, both of which he applied in the fierce pursuit to further progressive values in the election,...

Justin Bieber vs. Selena Gomez: Race, Immigration and Who’s “American”

There’s been a great deal of discussion about a new Pew Research Center report confirming that migrants from Asian countries now outnumber those from...

Oprah, Reagan and Mitt Romney’s Views on Education

Asked nearly half a dozen times whether or not he would overturn President Obama’s decision to stop deporting undocumented youth, affording them the opportunity...