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Koreatown: and the Impact of Cultural Displacement

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Two years ago, I visited the newly opened, hip and fresh vegan burger joint, located just a few streets from my childhood apartment. As I entered, the environment was lively and welcoming.
image of young children covering their mouths as they flee from oil being spilled on them from plane

How Communities of Color are Affected by Environmental Injustice

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On January 15, 2020, Delta Air Lines pilots dumped airplane fuel over Cudahy, an area of Southeast Los Angeles that is home to the sixth largest Latinx population in LA County, and landed across six schools.
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Se te hizo chistoso cuando….

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Una riza debe de consolar el alma de todo lo malo en la vida.…
graphic depicting two hand exchanging the Bolivian flag for money

La Violenta Salida de Evo

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Las guerras de independencia concluyeron hace más de 200 años.…

The United States’ Nativist Tone is Neither New nor Unique

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A moderated forum over progressive border policy hosted at the Hammer Museum (co-presented with Univision 34 Los Angeles) went over the current border issues of the US and Mexico

Documenting the Undocumented: The 2020 Census

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The Census is meant to is meant to be a survey of the people who live in the United States, not just its citizens.

The Future of DACA Recipients in the Time of Trump

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UCLA should offer more support to the undocumented community, students say.

Action Plan for Affordable Textbooks Report Release

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MEDIA ADVISORY: PRESS CONFERENCE In fight for more affordable…

From Chavez Ravine to Dodgertown

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Cultural Erasure in the Context of Dodger Stadium