New America Media, News Feature, Brenda Rincon, Posted: Jan 15, 2015
Editor’s Note: This article was produced as part of the California Endowment Health Journalism Fellowships, a program of USC’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
By Johnny Flores,
Mecca, Calif. — Residents of the Eastern Coachella Valley will make their voices heard about trash and how it affects their community at a community forum tomorrow.
VIDEO: Cristina Mendez, CRLA
By Aurora Saldivar
Although Cristina Mendez was raised in the Eastern Coachella Valley, she was not aware of the living conditions endured by many in her community.