Karina Rodriguez

Karina spent time in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina working with Habitat for Humanity, which gave her a new perspective on activism and made her an advocate for human rights and cultural understanding. Now dedicated to volunteer work, Karina has also been active in the I Have A Dream tutoring program, helping young students realize their academic potential, and participates in her community’s Latino Cultural Celebration each year.


The Beginning of a Journey

Life, the universe, gives us things when we are ready, how we maneuver through these gifts is our own obstacle. There are moments in my life where I feel alive in every part of my body, where there is a pain in my stomach and heart, where I feel like the wind has been kicked…

26 April, 2012

Alma da Terra

Where do you begin to talk about your Life To talk about where you´ve been And what you´ve done Who you are and where you´re from? In a mess of systems and an almost Obligatory form of Living, Who am I to say who I am and what I come from? Is it true what…

28 March, 2012

Intro to Me!

Hello! I want to first begin by saying that getting to know a person never begins with “so tell me about yourself.” I think people need to spend time together to get to know each other, rather than just lay it out all black and white. I am also not very good at describing myself…

05 August, 2011

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Karina Rodriguez