Xochitl Abarca

Xochitl is a first-generation Mexican-American, a Xicana, who believes that the radical thought of a woman choosing a career over having children should not be stigmatized. She flourished from the womb of a single hardworking guerrera Mexicana who worked her hands to the bone for her daughters. For Xochitl, journalism is both a passion and powerful responsibility to inform society.

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Housing Displacement in Long Beach Inspires Artists to Heal through Culture

Feb. 23, 2018 / By and
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As Long Beach continues to economically develop and displace residents, cultural artists celebrate their roots – literally.

No, Long Beach Did Not Become a Sanctuary City for Immigrants. Not Yet.

Sep. 22, 2017 / By and
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We take a look at what really happened this week at City Council and compare the Long Beach Values Act to the statewide immigration bill awaiting Gov. Brown’s signature.

For Family of Holocaust Survivors, Trump Rhetoric Sounds Too Familiar

Mar. 7, 2017 / By
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For Jax, a Long Beach resident whose family survived the Holocaust, the signs are all too familiar.