Posts Tagged as "Coachella Unincorporated"

2013 Star: Tizoc DeAztlan

Dec. 27, 2013 / By

Tizoc DeAztlan, center, at the journalism workshop he organized for aspiring journalists at The Date Farmers studio in Coachella.


2013 Star Megan Beaman: Fighting for Justice in the Community

Dec. 23, 2013 / By

Megan Beaman, photographed above at the Salton Sea, is dedicated to helping community members fight for their legal rights.


Líderes Campesinas: Empowering Female Farm Workers

Dec. 20, 2013 / By

Líderes Campesinas won the top prize of $25,000 at RAP Foundation’s Fast Pitch competition. Photo: Courtesy of RAP Foundation

Why Lideres Campesinas Shone Brightly in 2013

Líderes Campesinas made big news in October when, led by executive director Suguet Lopez, they won the top prize in Regional Access Project Foundation’s Fast Pitch Competition...

ECV People: Preschool Teacher Artemisa Canedo

Dec. 13, 2013 / By


Editor’s Note: This is the first of an occasional series of interviews with the everyday people who are the backbone of our community...

College Application Tips from Top Professionals

Dec. 6, 2013 / By


JOHNNY FLORES JR/ Coachella Uninc

If you are a high school senior, you know that ‘tis the season for college applications!..

WE Connect Brings Health Resources To Hundreds of ECV Families

Nov. 29, 2013 / By

Adilene Gomez and her daughter were among the 1,200 Eastern Coachella Valley residents who attended WE Connect.


Youth Advocate for Change Statewide and in their Communities

Nov. 23, 2013 / By

BHC Statewide Steering Committee members Yahaira Medrano (East Salinas/Alisal), Luis Melchor (Boyle Heights), and Marylou Chavez (South Kern) made time for fun during the recent convening in Merced.


5k Run Draws Hundreds to Dia de los Muertos Celebration

Nov. 8, 2013 / By

A cheerleader performs in traditional Día de los Muertos face paint. Photo: BRENDA RINCON/Coachella Uninc –

Coachella — On November 1, the night before Día de los Muertos, hundreds descended upon Sixth Street to participate in the inaugural Run with Los Muertos 5K and enjoy the pre- and post-run festivities...

Magon: The Dreamer Chronicles, Part 3

Nov. 1, 2013 / By


Editor’s Note: This is the third in a series of three reports on the DREAMer movement...

After Arduous Journey, Dreamer Finally Getting Some Relief

Oct. 20, 2013 / By
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Coachella Unincorporated, News Report, Jesus Valenzuela

SALINAS — By the time Alma Torres turned 12, her father had been back and forth between the family’s home in Michoacan, Mexico and the United States so many times that he decided it would be best to just bring the entire family to live with him in King City, California...

Magon: The Dreamer Chronicles, Part 2

Oct. 16, 2013 / By

Alma Torres, an undocumented college student, has become active in the comprehensive reform movement. Photo: Jesús E.


ECV Parents Voice School Funding Priorities

Oct. 13, 2013 / By

A parent voices her concerns at a forum organized by The California Endowment at Our Lady of Soledad Church.