Pasadena, CA – On Thursday, December 7th, we had our fourth and final workshop as VOICE fellows. We were able to not only have a candid chat with campaign strategist Mac Zilber, but also started thinking about next steps as we wrap up our 4-month fellowship at CAUSE.
Alhambra, CA – On December 4th, 2017, CAUSE held “Make Civics Real,” a civic engagement workshop for high school students, at the Alhambra High Civic Center Library. The event was organized and facilitated by the 2017 Voter Outreach & Immigrant Community Engagement (VOICE) Fellows Angelina Finau and Jina Kim as the culmination of their efforts to support the self-empowerment and civic engagement of youth and immigrant communities in the San Gabriel Valley.
This week, one of my Lyft drivers told me that he has lived in Echo Park for his entire life. Because I have only stayed in Echo Park for a little over a month, I was curious to learn his opinions on how the area has changed over time. I have heard a lot about gentrification and development issues in the area and wanted his take.