Catcalling is not a compliment

High school student Juliana Taboada was walking to her fifth period class when a group of boys began pointing and staring at her, making comments to each other. Without even coming close to her, the boys made Taboada feel unsafe and changed how she feels in her school. “It felt like these boys took complete […]

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It’s Not ‘Locker Room Talk,’ It’s Sexual Assault

Harmful, disgusting, inappropriate and disrespectful. Those are the words that come to mind among Coachella Valley youth asked to reflect on the statements of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who was caught on audio bragging about forcing himself on women. “It’s upsetting to see people like Trump use their privilege to continue oppressing women, people […]

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Bus shelter project designs functional, creative ideas for Coachella Valley

Imagine waiting for the bus in triple-digit temps. That’s a reality for many in Eastern Coachella Valley where many people rely on public transportation to get around. Community organizations are coming together to design a solution. “There is no reason why a bus shelter cannot be creative, colorful, stimulating, besides also being practical and providing […]

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