Power to the People (2009)

melanie cervantes
20″ x 26″
2-Color, Handprinted, Screenprint,Archival Acid Free New Leaf Heavyweight Matte paper, Printed in Oakland, CA 2009

Also, design for conference t-shirts and hoodies

This is a design created for the 7th Annual Ethnic Studies Conference t-shirt and sweatshirts. The major goal of the conference is to promote and introduce high school students to higher education and to the tools and strategies that have been created to help address  racism in higher education such as Ethnic Studies. Students of color access to higher education is diminishing due to the current attacks on public education. The organizers their histories are and what education should really be like.  Over the years organizers haven successfully provided such important opportunity for over 6,000 students over the last 7 years.