Yesica Prado is a multimedia journalist, and works best with photography, video, audio and long-form writing. Her reporting covers human rights, poverty, environmental justice, art, culture, immigration, and indigenous communities. Prado’s photography has been published in the L.A. Times, Huff Post and KQED. Prado is a first-generation Mexican immigrant. She has a master’s in journalism (M.J.) from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, and a bachelor’s of fine art in photography from the University of Illinois at Chicago. When Prado is not snapping pictures or writing, she enjoys painting, hiking and riding her bike on an endless road.
In Berkeley, a group of vehicle dwellers has joined together and created their own support system. This is the history of Berkeley Friends on Wheels.