VoyageLA Magazine - Meet Marcus Garcia of GROOVYie in Fontana  July 9, 2019

VoyageLA Magazine - Meet Marcus Garcia of GROOVYie in Fontana

July 9, 2019

 

“Hip-Hop activist Marcus Garcia aka Groovyie dives into representing for the IE, dealing with toxic relationships, poetic expression, and what it means to be a hip-hop artist.”

Published on Apr 13, 2019

 

Speech on ‘Its Lonely at The Top’ at Making Waves Academy in Richmond, Ca in November 2018.

 
“Marcus Garcia ’18 was on the verge of graduating, and his graduation review—one of the final requirements before receiving a degree from the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies at the University of Redlands—was packed.” - The making of a Johnston education: 50 years of student-directed learning BY  OCHTAMALE  ON JUNE 26, 2018

“Marcus Garcia ’18 was on the verge of graduating, and his graduation review—one of the final requirements before receiving a degree from the Johnston Center for Integrative Studies at the University of Redlands—was packed.” - The making of a Johnston education: 50 years of student-directed learning BY OCHTAMALE ON JUNE 26, 2018

 
“Marcus Garcia, a Fontana High School graduate and current University of Redlands student, said that the militarization of school police demonstrates that city leaders don’t care about the community. “What do we care about more? The city, money, or revenue. Or do we care about the people? At some point city leaders must answer that,” said Garcia.” - Hundreds of people march through Fontana streets on May Day  By ALEJANDRO CANO  May 2, 2018

“Marcus Garcia, a Fontana High School graduate and current University of Redlands student, said that the militarization of school police demonstrates that city leaders don’t care about the community. “What do we care about more? The city, money, or revenue. Or do we care about the people? At some point city leaders must answer that,” said Garcia.” - Hundreds of people march through Fontana streets on May Day

By ALEJANDRO CANO

May 2, 2018

 
“Senior Marcus Garcia writes a few stereotypes that men like him face. "I am not your 'bro,'" he said. "I am not your Mexican friend." - Campus conversation: University of Redlands' Reggie Robles talks about Trump, 'myths of masculinity' By  ROSANNA XIA  Los Angeles Times  DEC 11, 2017 | 3:00 AM

“Senior Marcus Garcia writes a few stereotypes that men like him face. "I am not your 'bro,'" he said. "I am not your Mexican friend." - Campus conversation: University of Redlands' Reggie Robles talks about Trump, 'myths of masculinity' By ROSANNA XIA Los Angeles Times

DEC 11, 2017 | 3:00 AM

 
DUDES Week: 'We are louder than ever'  by    Marcus Garcia ’18    DECEMBER 6, 2017

DUDES Week: 'We are louder than ever' by Marcus Garcia ’18 DECEMBER 6, 2017

 
“University of Redlands junior Marcus Garcia speaks to the more than 500 students and faculty members Wednesday, Nov. 18, during a forum on racial issues on campus.” - By   DAVID DOWNEY   |  ddowney@scng.com  | The Press-Enterprise  November 23, 2015 at 11:11 am

“University of Redlands junior Marcus Garcia speaks to the more than 500 students and faculty members Wednesday, Nov. 18, during a forum on racial issues on campus.” - By DAVID DOWNEY | ddowney@scng.com | The Press-Enterprise

November 23, 2015 at 11:11 am

“University of Redlands junior Marcus Garcia speaks at a Wednesday, Nov. 18, forum on racial issues on campus.” - By   DAVID DOWNEY   |  ddowney@scng.com  | The Press-Enterprise  November 23, 2015 at 11:11 am

“University of Redlands junior Marcus Garcia speaks at a Wednesday, Nov. 18, forum on racial issues on campus.” - By DAVID DOWNEY | ddowney@scng.com | The Press-Enterprise

November 23, 2015 at 11:11 am

 
 
“Marcus Garcia, a 20-year-old sophomore at the University of Redlands, wears a sombrero as part of a protest against what he sees as racial insensitivity on campus. This photo was digitally altered to remove an expletive.” - By   DAVID DOWNEY   |  ddowney@scng.com  | The Press-Enterprise  November 23, 2015 at 11:11 am

“Marcus Garcia, a 20-year-old sophomore at the University of Redlands, wears a sombrero as part of a protest against what he sees as racial insensitivity on campus. This photo was digitally altered to remove an expletive.” - By DAVID DOWNEY | ddowney@scng.com | The Press-Enterprise

November 23, 2015 at 11:11 am

 
 
 
 
“And why,” University of Redlands sophomore Marcus Garcia asks, “should I want to do great things for a community I don’t feel a part of?” -  LISE LÆRDAL BRYN AND HEDY YU    COVER STORY ,  NEWS    NOVEMBER 21, 2015

“And why,” University of Redlands sophomore Marcus Garcia asks, “should I want to do great things for a community I don’t feel a part of?” - LISE LÆRDAL BRYN AND HEDY YU

COVER STORY, NEWS

NOVEMBER 21, 2015

“Hundreds of students and many faculty members attend a racial awareness forum at the University of Redlands on Wednesday, Nov. 18.” - By   IMRAN GHORI   |  ighori@scng.com  and   IMRAN GHORI   |  ighori@scng.com  | The Press-Enterprise  November 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm

“Hundreds of students and many faculty members attend a racial awareness forum at the University of Redlands on Wednesday, Nov. 18.” - By IMRAN GHORI | ighori@scng.com and IMRAN GHORI | ighori@scng.com | The Press-Enterprise

November 21, 2015 at 6:00 pm

 
“Marcus Garcia, 20, said he believed this fear is created by officers who are harassing people of color, stereotyping and discriminating. Garcia said that at his early age he has been harassed several times at Veterans Park by police who assumed he belonged to a gang.” - Event is held to discuss race relations in Fontana  By ALEJANDRO CANO  Aug 18, 2016

“Marcus Garcia, 20, said he believed this fear is created by officers who are harassing people of color, stereotyping and discriminating. Garcia said that at his early age he has been harassed several times at Veterans Park by police who assumed he belonged to a gang.” - Event is held to discuss race relations in Fontana

By ALEJANDRO CANO

Aug 18, 2016

 
“Growing up I had a lot of family and friends that were very influenced by the school to prison pipeline, and now they’re all locked up and some of them aren’t gonna come out,” Garcia said. “So it’s very much a real deal, and so going back to your own communities, somewhere you have a big influence and connection with, it’s a lot easier to do that than try to connect with a community you’re unfamiliar with.” - RYG & R.E.A.C.H. RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT SCHOOL-TO-PRISON-PIPELINE  LISE LÆRDAL BRYN    NEWS ,  PAGE 2    MARCH 23, 2016

“Growing up I had a lot of family and friends that were very influenced by the school to prison pipeline, and now they’re all locked up and some of them aren’t gonna come out,” Garcia said. “So it’s very much a real deal, and so going back to your own communities, somewhere you have a big influence and connection with, it’s a lot easier to do that than try to connect with a community you’re unfamiliar with.” - RYG & R.E.A.C.H. RAISE AWARENESS ABOUT SCHOOL-TO-PRISON-PIPELINE LISE LÆRDAL BRYN

NEWS, PAGE 2

MARCH 23, 2016