Alexa Garcia-Ditta

Alexa Garcia-Ditta is an Observer reporter (and former intern) covering women's health, reproductive health and health care access across the Lone Star State. Before joining the Observer, she was a staff news writer at the San Antonio Current. She holds an MA in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and BA in journalism and Spanish from UT-Arlington, where she worked for three years on her college newspaper. After graduate school, she dipped her toe in public policy communications at the Center for Public Policy Priorities. When she's not at work, she's probably training for her next marathon. You can contact her at [email protected]

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The entrance to the 500-bed Karnes County Residential Center for detained immigrant moms and kids.
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‘She Lives in Fear,’ Not in El Salvador, but in Texas Detention

Texas wants to license immigrant detention centers for child care, but two families say the privately run facilities aren't as safe as the state claims.

Texas wants to license immigrant detention centers for child care, but two families say the privately run facilities aren't as safe as the state claims. Read More

Health Care

The Interview: Cecile Richards

Planned Parenthood’s president talks reproductive justice, Donald Trump and health care victories.

Planned Parenthood’s president talks reproductive justice, Donald Trump and health care victories. Read More

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