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In 2020 I interned for my hometown newspaper, the Press Banner. When a wildfire forced communitywide evacuations, I reached out to nearby daily the Santa Cruz Sentinel, which agreed to publish my reporting while we were under evacuation orders.
In 2019 I published op-eds in the Los Angeles Times and Sacramento Bee advocating for a bill that would become California Proposition 18 in 2020: Also see the transcript of my February 2020 presentation to Human Rights Watch Student Task Force