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Candy Martinez: Exploring Migration and SadnessCandy Martinez: Exploring Migration and Sadness

The daughter of Oaxacan migrants, Candy Martinez has found a meaningful way to reconnect with her roots, investigating the ways in which Indigenous communities process and heal grief and trauma.

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UC Santa Cruz was founded on the vision of creating transformative change. With clear-eyed focus, we affirm what we stand for now and always have—giving voice to people through research and education.

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