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We asked TIF alum and Barry University sophomore Maria Castro to give us ten words or phrases that spring to mind when she thinks of Immokalee. In response, she described the good, the bad, and everything in between. Check out Maria’s list. And be sure to let us know what you think of when you hear the word Immokalee.

Ten phrases that come to mind when Maria Castro thinks of Immokalee:

1. Happy place
2. Expensive food
3. Unemployment
4. Racial diversity
5. Strong desire for education
6. Over populated
7. Lack of entertainment
8. Human rights
9. Sunshine
10. Replete with Hispanic restaurants

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