Eric Mar

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Gender Male
Industry Education
Occupation Teachers
Location San Francisco, California
Introduction San Francisco Board of Supervisors - District 1 representing the Richmond District; Past President - SF Board of Education; Teacher - SF State Univ. - Ethnic Studies/Asian American Studies; Parent/Social Justice Activist; former director Nor. Cal. Coalition for Immigrant Rights, former Acting Dean, New College Law School, the oldest Public Interest Law School in the Country, Active - Chinese Progressive Assn, APALA, T4SJ
Interests education, community organizing, labor organzing, parenting, fatherhood, progressive politics, radical politics, social movements, civil rights, golden state warriors, asian americans, ethnic studies, immigration, social justice, racial justice, China, Asia, Bruce Lee, Chou En-Lai, ANC, EZLN, PRD
Favorite Movies Walkout, Tsotsi, Once Were Warriors, V for Vendetta, Salt of the Earth, One-Eyed Jacks, West Side Story, Walk Like a Dragon, Spartacus, Fists of Fury, 1900, The Wiz, The Shining, Brazil, Matewan, A World Apart, Shrek, The Bus Riders Union, Wild Thornberrys Movie, Better Luck Tomorrow, Motorcycle Diaries, Mr. Holland's Opus, Ang Lee, Sam Raimi, John Sayles
Favorite Music John Coltrane, Kiwi, Miles Davis, Ozomatli, Peter Tosh, The Roots, Rage Against the Machine, Michael Franti, Spearhead, Cui Jian, Billy Strayhorn, The Roots, Audioslave, Neil Young, Charles Mingus, The Coup, Billy Bragg, Charlie Haden, The Clash, Specials
Favorite Books The Miles Horton Reader - Education for Social Change, Teaching Toward Freedom - William Ayers, Letters to Christina - Paolo Freire