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Audio Report from the Victor Martínez Popular Library in Oakland
by Radio Autonomía ( radioautonomia [at] gmail.com )
Monday Aug 13th, 2012 9:19 PM
Special Audio Report from the first day of the Biblioteca Popular Victor Martínez in Oakland.
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For Radio Autonomía, this is a special report from the Biblioteca Popular Victor Martínez in Oakland.

Today, August 13, 2012, the Victor Martinez People’s Library was opened at 1449 Miller Avenue in the Fruitvale District of Oakland.

Donated books have begun to fill the shelves, while neighborhood kids are building a community garden outside.

Decades after it was left abandoned, this historic building—which was once the home of the Emiliano Zapata Street Academy—was liberated this morning by community members who are transforming the space into an autonomous community center and library.


For more information about the project and how you can participate, please visit the People’s Library at 1449 Miller Avenue in Oakland. You can also check the library out on Facebook and Twitter: Biblioteca Popular Victor Martínez.

And tune in for the September 2nd live Radio Autonomía show for more about this exciting community effort! radioautonomia.wordpress.com
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by Radio Autonomía Monday Aug 13th, 2012 9:19 PM
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