The Californian (USA TODAY) PBS film ‘East of Salinas’ features local teacher, student

The Californian (USA TODAY) PBS film ‘East of Salinas’ features local teacher, student

Berkeley News: ‘East of Salinas’: How a farmworkers’ son grew up to teach farmworkers’ kids

‘East of Salinas’: How a farmworkers’ son grew up to teach farmworkers’ kids

Monday’s TV highlights: ‘Independent Lens: East of Salinas’ and more

Monday’s TV highlights: ‘Independent Lens: East of Salinas’ and more

NPR interview: Bright, Young, In Limbo: Film Sees Migrant Farm Life Through A Child’s Eyes

NPR interview: Bright, Young, In Limbo: Film Sees Migrant Farm Life Through A Child’s Eyes
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How education is helping migrant children ‘East of Salinas’

Audio podcast: How education is helping migrant children ‘East of Salinas’

NY Times Review: ‘East of Salinas,’ on PBS, Tells a Migrant Boy’s Story

NY Times Review: ‘East of Salinas,’ on PBS, Tells a Migrant Boy’s Story

Podcast: Their parents work the farms as migrant labor. What are their kids’ lives like?

Listen to an Audio Podcast from Public Radio International about the film

The Lives of Migrant Farmworkers’ Children Focus Of ‘East of Salinas’ by KRISTINA PUGA

Great article on NBC news interviewing Laura Pacheco.

Upworthy

Upworthy
Like many of his students, this teacher grew up with migrant parents. Now he’s showing how their dreams can become reality.

The Christian Science Monitor

The “Independent Lens” documentary East of Salinas follows third-grader Jose Ansaldo, who is an undocumented immigrant and the son of farmworkers. Jose is gifted in school but has just begun to realize that some doors may be closed to him because he is not an American citizen. Meanwhile, his teacher, Oscar Ramos, tries to decide how best to help his students, many of whom have migrant parents. The one-hour documentary is available at http://bit.ly/EastofSalinas.

Salon

“I grew up working in the lettuce fields”: What it’s like as a migrant farmworker in Central California
This is the story of a very special undocumented boy and his third grade teacher VIDEO

The Atlantic / Video

Editor’s Picks on The Atlantic – 10 min preview of the film.