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Town Hall focuses on Proposition 10

Marco A. Covarrubias is a lifelong Northeast L.A. resident currently working for a community-based organization in Boyle Heights. In 2017, he graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a bachelor's degree in history and a minor in political science.

Perspective: My friend Alfred Fraijo, the Angel of Boyle Heights

Lucia BrawleyLucia Brawley is a co-founder of, an interactive digital media platform that tells content owners who's watching and why. She is an Executive Producer of two-time Interactive Emmy finalist, "Take Back the Mic: The World Cup of Hip Hop." She is a contributor to national outlets including and the Huffington Post. Follow Lucia on Twitter: @luciabrawley.

Nature park for Ramona Gardens a likely oasis from pollution

Stephanie MedinaStephanie Medina is a senior at Felicitas and Gonzalo Mendez high school. She devotes her free time to different community programs and participates in events that matter to her and her community. She hopes to major in communications and use it to better her community of Boyle Heights.