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Adriana Maestas is a Southern California based writer. Her work has appeared in various print and digital publications. She's particularly interested in social movements. You can follow her on Twitter @AdrianaMaestas

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New Crowdfunding Platform Helps Latinos in Tech Careers

Frustration towards the lack of diversity in the technology sector prompted Gregorio Rojas to start a developer training program that seeks to increase the number of women and minorities in the field.
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Mobile Mapping Technology Helps Build Stronger and Healthier Communities in Los Angeles

With the proliferation of mobile phones, digital cartography has taken off as a community-building tool. Using geotags for posted photographs and status updates, people can relay valuable information about the communities they live in.
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L.A. Area Organizations Use Social Media to Augment Face-to-Face Engagement

In Los Angeles, where busy urban lifestyles often make it more difficult for groups to organize and engage with the community, social media becomes key medium for messaging.
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