[Translate] Pueblo Unido CDC: Building Sustainability in Rural Communities Why Their Star Shone Brightly in 2013 Pueblo Unido CDC undertook a plethora of ambitious projects in 2013, scoring victory after victory for the benefit of the unincorporated communities of the Eastern Coachella Valley (ECV). One of these victories was helping to obtain the funding for the paving […]
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[Translate] Megan Beaman: Fighting for Justice in the Community Why Her Star Shone Brightly in 2013 Attorney Megan Beaman had a stellar 2013. Her independent law practice, Beaman Law, helped numerous community members and organizations fight for their rights in the areas of employment, housing, immigration, civil rights, and policy. For example, as the attorney for Comité de la […]
[Translate] ALEJANDRA ALARCON and BRENDA RINCON/Coachella Uninc THERMAL – Residents scored a major victory in their 16-year fight for clean air when Riverside County was awarded the funding to pave roads at 31 trailer parks in the unincorporated communities of the eastern Coachella Valley. The $4.1 million project is scheduled to begin as early as next summer and […]
[Translate] By ALEJANDRA ALARCON/Coachella Unincorporated THERMAL, Calif. — Our Lady of Guadalupe Pilgrimage and Vigil is more than just a cultural or religious event in the Eastern Coachella Valley. It is a time for prayer, commitment, reflection, and a way for participants to raise awareness of environmental justice issues that takes place on the feast day of […]
[Translate] PHOTOS: Ivan Delgado/Coachella Unincorporated THERMAL, Calif. — Eastern Coachella Valley residents, leaders, organizations, and officials gathered on October 4 to discuss key issues surrounding their rural community at the Rural Forum on Sustainable Communities. The event was sponsored by Pueblo Unido Community Development Corporation and San Jose Community and Bea Main Learning Center. According to Pueblo Unido, the Eastern […]
[Translate] By Aurora Saldivar, Coachella Unincorporated THERMAL, Calif. – Eastern Coachella Valley residents, leaders, organizations, and officials will gather tomorrow to discuss key issues surrounding their rural community at the Rural Forum on Sustainable Communities. The forum will be held Thursday, October 4, at Desert Mirage High School, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The event is sponsored by […]
[Translate] By Aurora Saldivar Coachella Unincorporated Mecca, Calif. – About a dozen children from St. Anthony’s Trailer Park laid the first stones for their long awaited community garden at their first Community Build Day earlier this week. Their Community Build Day kicked off the collaborative project of Kounkuey Design Initiative and Pueblo Unido Community Development Corporation, the park’s […]