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Living In The Shadows, But Wanting to be ‘Normal’

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Abel talks us about growing up gay and undocumented in Los Angeles.

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Her First Protest, Her First Arrest

Posted May 12, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Neidi Dominguez, 25, is one of Southern California’s most active immigration organizers. She tells us about the first time she protested at ICE’s offices in Los Angeles and how she got arrested.

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Leaving Mexico and Returning as ‘Tourists’

Posted May 4, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
Interviewing Nicki, coordinator at CARECEN.

About 4 million Dreamers, or undocumented youth, are living in the U.S. President Barack Obama has said they’re Americans in their hearts and mind, but not on paper. Victoria Dominguez, a 24-year-old Dreamer, shares why returning to Mexico wouldn’t mean she would be going home.

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Keeping Aztec Dancing Alive in Los Angeles

Posted April 21, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
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When 26-year-old Devi Ramirez first got involved with Aztec dancing, it was a way to get out of the house. It ended up shaping who she was — an undocumented student living in Los Angeles.

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With their bicultural sound, La Santa Cecilia humanizes immigration

Posted February 3, 2014 by | 0 Comments | ]
La Santa Cecilia with Sonic Trace's Brian De Los Santos.

L.A.-bred band, La Santa Cecilia, recently won a Grammy for Best Latin Alternative Album. They tell us how they got started, why they’ve raised their voice on immigration and how it feels to receive a top industry award.

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Tracing Points: 5 Stories you missed this week

Posted November 29, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
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Each Friday, we put you on the map with immigration and transnational culture stories you might have missed throughout the week.

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For Chivas USA fans, no place feels like home

Posted November 7, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
Members of the Black Army 1850, a Chivas USA supporter
group, cheer on their team in the final minute of the game. (Photo: Avishay Artsy)

The LA Galaxy is in the playoffs again and competing for its third straight title. LA’s other soccer team, Chivas USA, isn’t faring as well. But Chivas USA supporter groups, the Union Ultras and the Black Army 1850, are keeping hope alive.

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SonicTrace.org (the map) Has Landed

Posted March 22, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
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The Sonic Trace map, sonictrace.org is live! Over the past year, we’ve been documenting immigrant communities across Los Angeles. We have gathered 200 stories inside La Burbuja, our portable soundbooth, produced seven documentaries and made two short films — with a third in production.

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Black Gold Boom & Rough Ride

Posted January 8, 2013 by | 0 Comments | ]
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KCRW’s Sonic Trace is part of Localore – an initiative produced by the Association of Independents in Radio (AIR). You may have heard a version of that line in all our crediting. So, what does it mean?

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What is Sonic Trace?

Posted September 24, 2012 by | 0 Comments | ]
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The official Sonic Trace KCRW blog is here!
We are excited to make this new blog the hub for sharing all things Sonic Trace. Here you can browse through our broadcast features, contributed stories, web goodies, photo slideshows, and all the stores we’ll be gathering around town in La Burbuja – our portable sound booth.
Sonic Trace asks L.A. residents:
¿Por qué te vas? Why do you go?
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