Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

Sarah of Los Angeles, CA on Health Care

Sarah of Los Angeles, CA writes: Born and raised in Southern California, I have been privileged to work with homeless mentally ill individuals for 10 years, until a combination of a car accident and psoriatic arthritis disabled me. I have psoriatic arthritis. If it’s not treated, my hands wither into useless claws and I end…

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Andres Useche of Los Angeles, CA on Climate Change

Andres Useche of Los Angeles, CA writes: How can we not care about the air we breathe? About the sustainability of the world we inhabit? About the shape that we leaving this planet in for our own children and grandchildren? I am very proud of the movement’s and President Obama’s achievements in getting serious about…

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Andres Useche of Los Angeles, CA on DACA and DREAMers

Andres Useche of Los Angeles, CA writes: By singing and participating in rallies throughout the country, I met many DREAMers whose stories touched me deeply and inspired me to write a second immigration song: Dream to Belong (the video above).  I was devastated to learn that Joaquin Luna, a teen DREAMer, had taken his own life…

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Meet Johonna of Los Angeles, CA by Lenda Sherrell

Lenda Sherrell writes: Johonna was an RFD in Tampa, FL for the 2012 Obama campaign. She grew up in Los Angeles, and after 2012 moved back there where she is a para-legal for a law firm. She volunteered in Las Vegas for HRC, and wants to be sure that she does everything she can to…

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Andres of Los Angeles, CA on Immigration

Andres Useche of Los Angeles, CA writes:   I am an immigrant.  When I first arrived in the USA, there was a person that helped me and my family the most, a lovely elderly lady who happened to be undocumented. She worked all day and cleaned corporate floors all night to give her children the best life…

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