For this episode of OC Weekly’s podcast, OC Speakly, I take on the homeless situation in Orange County that has exposed the county for the fake paradise that it is. Eve Garrow of the ACLU of Southern California—who’s the group’s point person on homelessness—talks to me about how Orange County’s current political stance on homelessness won’t resolve this issue any time soon. Listen here.
This past November, I had the wonderful opportunity to travel with fellow California State University, Fullerton journalism students to Costa Rica. This is my documentary piece on the indigenous people of Costa Rica known as the Maleku. The Maleku tribe struggle to assimilate to modern times yet tourism is helping them stay afloat while also providing an outlet for practicing their traditions.