Immigration Profile Series: Sandra Avalos

Immigration

This is a series created and published by Generation Progress to highlight the young and diverse individuals who are dedicated to fighting for the rights and safety of immigrant communities throughout the U.S. and to share their perspectives on ways
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Greenbelt, MD—and Our Country—Needs Young People to Vote

Democracy

It doesn’t seem that long ago that I was tagging along with my parents as they went to cast their ballots at our local elementary school gym. At that time, elections didn’t mean much more than a trip back to
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My College Has Access to Reproductive Care—But We’re Lucky

Health Care, Women

I focused on politics solely through the lens of my major. I traded in my passion for advocacy, for a focus on my social and academic life. And then, just as my sophomore year was wrapping up, one news cycle in particular jolted me out of my complacency.
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