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My experience volunteering with the homeless

Last Monday I had the opportunity to participate in the Housing 1000 project, which consists of interviewing thousands of homeless people in the Bay Area with the aim to provide housing for 1000 of the most vulnerable people. The surveying … Continue reading

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Battle in Seattle- worth watching!

I was home sick from work yesterday, and I stumbled across a film through the Netflix instant view browser. The movie is called “Battle in Seattle,” which ┬ádepicts the mass protests that occurred in the winter of 1999 in Seattle. … Continue reading

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Experiences with racial profiling

I have been contemplating what my next project should be, and I decided to go with something that I have personally experienced several times in my life. Growing up as a brown Mexican-American has not always been easy. Although my … Continue reading

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