Nisha Venkat

Nisha Venkat

2022 KCRW Radio Race winner

Nisha Venkat on KCRW

In their KCRW Radio Race story “Heaven by the Highway,” Angel Carreras and Nisha Venkat tell the story of a hidden hideaway.

Heaven by the highway: Community meets nature at hidden LA garden

In their KCRW Radio Race story “Heaven by the Highway,” Angel Carreras and Nisha Venkat tell the story of a hidden hideaway.

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Panelists discuss how abortion rights could play out during the midterms, and how to win the Latino and Gen Z vote.

How can Democrats protect abortion rights after failed Senate vote?

Panelists discuss how abortion rights could play out during the midterms, and how to win the Latino and Gen Z vote.

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The Supreme Court is likely to end Roe v. Wade this summer. How could that affect states’ rights and other rulings on privacy, like gay marriage?

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The Supreme Court is likely to end Roe v. Wade this summer. How could that affect states’ rights and other rulings on privacy, like gay marriage?

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