Now if you referred to Woodburn as "little Mexico" a couple of years ago then Kevin Mannix would have called you a racist to Steve Duin. Recently the Fishwrapper wrote a lengthy article referring to Woodburn as "little Mexico" and it's just fine. (No condmenation from gubernatorial candidate Mannix who wants the immigration reform lobby's vote)
But what the Woodburn schools have done has taken that area beyond "little Mexico" to The Nation of Atzlan, soon to be re-occupied by it's bronze owners who rightfully deserve it.
Chicano is our identity; it is who we are. It is a symbol of resistance to assimilation...
...whether we call ourselves Chicanos, Mexicanos, and Latinos. We in turn intend to support and educate those students interested in the above listed cultures.
To promote awareness and pride in our national identity. (not America)
Teachers, administrators, staff and other students must be educated about and expected to respect and encourage understanding the culture and language of our gente.
Damn, I failed this requirement.
I'm not going to list all the things in their "constitution" but the fun part is about amendments to their constitution. Since anyone can be a member of MEChA it would be interesting if 20 or so conservative students became members, showed up at a meeting a proposed and amendment condemning illegal immigration.
Apparently pictures depicting skeletons carrying bottles of alcohol are permissable on school grounds...
How cute, the seperatists are protesting. No habla your liberal garbage you idiots.