Posts Tagged as "Eastern Coachella Valley"

New Park a Welcome Addition for Oasis Residents

October 18, 2016 / By
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[Translate] Above: Emily, 5, and Ivan, 9, Izar enjoy an afternoon playing at the Oasis soccer field.

Biggest Roadblock to Voting in ECV — Lack of Transportation

October 12, 2016 / By
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[Translate] By Paulina Rojas MECCA, Calif. — Many residents of the eastern Coachella Valley want to vote but don’t have a way to get to the polls.

Community Organizing in the Eastern Coachella Valley Works

September 7, 2016 / By
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[Translate] Editor’s Note: Karen Borja, Associate Director of Inland Congregations United for Change (ICUC), says the new park opening in Oasis proves that community organizing works to unlock the power of people and move communities forward. 

What It’s Like to Grow Up Queer and Purepecha

June 23, 2016 / By
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[Translate] Above: Alejandra Zamora describes her life as a LGBTQ activist and member of the Purepecha community in the eastern Coachella Valley.

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.

Heart2Heart Event Trains Future Health Leaders

April 20, 2016 / By
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[Translate] Above: Congressman Raul Ruiz (D-CA 36th District) poses with students from Desert Mirage High School at the Heart2Heart health event on Friday, April 8, 2016 in Thermal, Calif.

Local Hero — Mother of Four Helping to Transform Education in the ECV

March 19, 2016 / By
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[Translate] Above: Sandra Ramirez, right, attends a Restorative Justice team meeting hosted by the Schools Action Team, a part of the Building Healthy Communities Eastern Coachella Valley’s School initiative.

LGBTQI Youth Find Support at Coachella Gay Straight Alliance Summit

February 29, 2016 / By
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[Translate] Feature photo updated at 2:48 p.m. By Paulina Rojas Being a teenager can be hard, but being a teenager who is questioning their sexual identity can be even harder.

Why Young Latinos in Rural California Support Sanders

January 13, 2016 / By
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[Translate] By Olivia Rodriguez Editor’s Note: With the Iowa caucus just weeks away, recent poll numbers suggest Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders is giving his rival Hillary Clinton a run for her money.