Behind Our Masks

#BehindOurMasks sheds an important light on how #COVID-19 is affecting young Californians’ everyday lives. From education, to family, to employment, this pandemic has deeply impacted the younger generation, particularly young people of color who are experiencing a different reality than what is being shared in the mainstream media. This project is in collaboration between Boyle […]

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Walking In The Dark: We Need Representation To Improve Infrastructure In Eastern Coachella Valley

Growing up in Eastern Coachella Valley, Rosa González Andrade wasn’t bothered by the dirt roads or potholes. But when she compares it to the well-maintained roads of Western Coachella Valley, things start to irritate her more. “In the ECV, sidewalks are limited, so many are forced to walk on gravel near the road. In the […]

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In this desert nobody is a stranger

Slip into the shoes of a Coachella Valley student, and you’ll wake up before dawn to braid your sister’s hair while your parents are already at work in the fields. You’ll give out your grandmother’s homemade tamales to the bus driver, your teachers and others in your close community. “I want to leave too. But […]

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