How Immigrant & Refugee Trauma Plays Out In Long Beach

Sep. 30, 2014 / By

[Editor’s Note: This piece is a part of a series produced by VoiceWaves exploring the effects of trauma in Long Beach and the policies that address it. The series culminates with a community forum on trauma and healing held on Oct. 1, 2014.]

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Michael Lozano

Michael Lozano

Michael is an editor and multimedia journalist born to Mexican parents who started their own Domestic Violence counseling center in Southeast Los Angeles. For the past 6 years, his mentorship has provided youth opportunities to share their stories online, on NPR, KCET, the Long Beach Post, and other national websites. His articles have been syndicated and translated into multiple languages via New America Media and ImpreMedia, the nation’s largest Spanish-language news publisher. He was recently a fellow with UCLA's Laboratory for Environmental Narrative Strategies. Michael graduated from CSULB in 2011 with research honors in Sociology and a Journalism minor.