Posts Tagged as "Coachella"

Youth Voices: Make the City of Coachella a Sanctuary City

August 22, 2017 / By
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[Translate] By Olivia Rodriguez Our communities are under attack, and our safety is threatened. Our communities in the Eastern Coachella Valley are vulnerable because there’s already a lack of safe spaces and resources for our immigrant community.

Coachella Celebrates Veterans Park Renovation

November 16, 2016 / By
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[Translate] Above: After a six-month renovation, Veterans’ Memorial Park reopened in Coachella, Calif. on Sunday, November 6, 2016.

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.

Young East Valley Artists Shine at Coachella Fest

April 26, 2016 / By
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[Translate] By: Luis Lua INDIO, Calif. — A group of young artists from the eastern Coachella Valley recently showcased their art installation, ‘Pyramid of Teotihuacan’ at the 2016 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival.

‘Berniechella’ Attracts Hundreds to Coachella

April 22, 2016 / By
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[Translate] Above: Venus and the Moon kicked off the ‘Berniechella’ performances on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in Coachella, Calif.

New Healthcare Clinic Opens in Coachella

March 20, 2016 / By
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[Translate] Above: Community representatives and Desert Oasis Healthcare staff were onsite Friday, March 18, 2016 for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house in Coachella, Calif.

Parents Push for Restorative Justice in Coachella

March 4, 2016 / By
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[Translate] By Paulina Rojas Creating a positive learning environment in school can be challenging when students routinely see classmates suspended or expelled for minor infractions.

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.

The Best Gift My Parents Ever Gave Me

December 24, 2015 / By
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[Translate] By: Naomi Carrion Editor’s Note: According to a study by the Pew Research Center, the number of young Latinos enrolled in a two- or four-year college has more than tripled over the past ten years.