Michael is a 30-year-old journalist born to Mexican parents who started their own Domestic Violence counseling center in Southeast Los Angeles. As a college student, Michael was very active in campus affairs and graduated from CSULB in 2011 with research honors in Sociology and a Journalism minor. His articles have been syndicated at national sites including Mother Jones, New America Media, and ImpreMedia, the nation’s largest Spanish-language news publisher.
Here's our Recap Video, Social Media Story & Podcast covering the event. (We really went out all out on covering this thing.) The annual event brings underrepresented folks together to define the issues.
Plans to revitalize the Los Angeles River promise a slew of environmental and health
benefits for local communities. But tribal leaders say they have not been engaged in the
process, and that could mean a further eroding of their historical legacy.