The Delano Grape Strike, led by Cesar Chavez, to put it simply, was a boycott and 300 mile march from Delano to Sacramento determined to achieve a living wage for migrant workers in the United States. Jan went down to Delano for a weekend to join in the heart of the strike to show her support and learn more about the people who were fighting for their civil rights and the lives that they had to live in order to provide for their families while still being used and exploited in their only option for work.

Borne of conscience, drowned at once: My reason rose to fill the space. And nothing can my guilt repair And yet it hangs upon my...

No, it’s not only a bruise, It’s more than that. Barbarity found his victim in my face. Choking the words and violating my...

In the past, I did not like being around children. I actively avoided being with children. My four years in the Marine Corps was spent with...

I am motivated by a deep desire to help the needy. For much of my life, despite all my work to rise above, I have been in their place. I...

I couldn’t sleep sometimes. And when I could, it didn’t really matter. I was always off somewhere, in dreams of day and night,...

A prevalent axiom in contemporary culture states that men who have better ability than their less competent counterparts should share their...

PPCC student Mal Sawm describes the political conditions in his home country of Myanmar (also known as Burma).

This spring semester, Parley partners with the philosophy department to highlight the creative intellect of our PPCC student philosophers....

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Phabulous!

This spring, Parley partners with the philosophy department to highlight the creative intellect of our PPCC student philosophers. Each week...

Mayada Allami is an ESL student at PPCC who hopes to study for her nursing assistant degree here. An Iraqi, she lived temporarily in Jordan...

Public Statement by Eight Alabama Clergymen (C.C..J. Carpenter, Jospeph A. Durick, Rabbi Hilton L. Grafman, Bishop Paul Hardin, Bishop...

Sarah Kadlec, an online student at PPCC, strives to be a photojournalist. In this piece, she addresses a friend about becoming a college...

Crystal Jones is the first place winner of Parley’s Summer Writing Contest. She writes about her experience at PPCC to a friend. This...

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We Own the Law

When it comes down to it, the power that lies in my industry is a hidden power. We are the shadows behind the curtain, the grease in the...