Search Results: Karla Martinez

Student Leaders Series: Karla Martinez gives back to her community

May 8, 2015 / By
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[Translate] JOHNNY FLORES/ Coachella Uninc. A few years ago Karla Martinez didn’t think a young person like her could ever make a difference in her community.

Youth Get Real About Sex

September 2, 2016 / By

[Translate] Above: Illustration by Jarrett Ramones/The kNOw By Paulina Rojas Editor’s Note: Coachella Unincorporated spoke to young people in the East Valley about their views on sex and sex education.

Youth Organize ‘Black Lives Matter’ Rally In Coachella

July 11, 2016 / By
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[Translate] Editor’s Note: Early Saturday morning, community members, local activists and clergy gathered in front of Coachella City Hall for a ‘Black Lives Matter’ rally hosted by local youth advocacy group, Brown Mijas.

Vanpool Program Inches Towards Reality

May 21, 2016 / By
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[Translate] (Above Image: Christian Mendez) By: Karla Martinez MECCA, Calif. — For female field workers in the Eastern Coachella Valley, getting to and from work often means paying $10 a day for transportation or facing the prospect of being sexually harassed by male workers on the way to the fields.

East Valley Residents Say Climate Change, Immigration are Top Priorities this Election Season

May 20, 2016 / By

[Translate] By: Naomi Carrion and Karla Martinez Editor’s Note: There are only three days left to register online for the California presidential primary and close to five months left to register for the November 8th general election.

Iowa Blog: Feel the Bern and Selfies with Rubio

January 17, 2016 / By

[Translate] Day 3 “Today was an extremely busy day. I woke up at 6:00 am, ate breakfast and headed to Senator Marco Rubio’s rally.

Iowa Blog: Cruz 101 and Phone Banking

January 16, 2016 / By
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[Translate] Day 2 “Waking up in Iowa this morning was a surreal experience. I was excited for today because I knew I would find out which candidate’s campaign I would be working with for the rest of the weekend.  

Iowa Blog: First Time Flyers and Snow

January 15, 2016 / By
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[Translate] Editor’s Note: With the Iowa caucus just weeks away, Coachella Uninc. youth reporters Karla Martinez and Naomi Carrion traveled to Iowa to join groups of students from Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington D.C.

Eastern Coachella Valley Youth Speak Out Against Islamophobia

December 14, 2015 / By
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[Translate] Editor’s Note: On Friday, a mosque in Coachella was targeted by what reports are calling a firebomb.