Mara Cavallaro

El Tecolote

Reporter Profile

Mara Cavallaro reports on health in the Latino community in San Francisco for El Tecolote, a bilingual community newspaper. A recent graduate of Brown University, she holds a bachelor’s degree with honors in ethnic studies and international and public affairs. Cavallaro was the managing editor of The College Hill Independent, southern New England’s largest alt-weekly paper, run by students from Brown and the Rhode Island School of Design. She was also an editor for Somos Latinx Literary Magazine, a biannual student publication. Cavallaro has performed with the Mezcla Latin Dance Troupe, and also speaks Spanish and Portuguese.

Beat: Latino healthcare in San Francisco

This bilingual reporter goes deep into the longterm effects of the pandemic on the general health and mental wellness within the Latino community in the San Francisco Bay Area.