Ivan V. Natividad
Ivan V. Natividad is currently a graduate student in Georgetown Universitys Masters in Professional Studies Journalism Program. Born in Honolulu, Hawaii, and raised in Sacramento, Calif., he received his undergraduate degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara majoring in global studies and ethnic studies. As a post-graduate, Ivan delved into different career fields such as campaign and community organizing, youth employment counseling, and youth development and advocacy. He has done freelance advocacy pieces for outlets such as thenation.com, wiretapmagazine.com, and Asian Week News, covering sports and politics.
Natividad no longer works for Roll Call.
Stories by Ivan V. Natividad:
Dec. 4, 2011
On any given day, Congressional offices are chaotic enough. But with their bowl-bound college football teams poised to battle for statewide bragging rights, staffers for Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) spent Friday gripped by total Bedlam.
Dec. 2, 2011
Caitlin Ryan lobbies for Type 1 diabetes treatments. She's also 11 years old.
Nov. 28, 2011
This years official Congressional holiday ornament is a tribute to the Senate Reception Room, a richly decorated space that was created adjacent to the chamber so constituents could meet informally with their Senators.
Nov. 23, 2011
The 18th annual Funniest Celebrity in Washington competition will showcase an array of political celebs looking to game their gift of gab before a packed crowd of eager philanthropists.
Nov. 14, 2011
Tuesday is here, and it is time once again for HOH to help you get to know a Member of Congress better through a series of five fun questions. This week, Rep. Jon Runyan (R-N.J.) discusses his musical and literary fancies.
Nov. 11, 2011
As the Occupy movement gains momentum, drum circles are making a comeback. In recent weeks, they have become a kind of shorthand for protesters as well as the butt of many jokes, but drummers say politics is often the furthest thing from their mind.
Nov. 8, 2011
Who says Capitol Hill is going to the dogs? Well, the American Humane Association, for one, which took advantage of the House recess this week to call attention to dogs who have gone above and beyond the call of duty.
Nov. 2, 2011
With President Barack Obama heading to Cannes, France, this week for the G-20 summit, it appears that he will have more than global economic reform to chitchat about with French President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Nov. 1, 2011
In Washington, even a small plot of land can become the focus of an intense lobbying effort. A loosely organized group of residents around the H Street neighborhood are trying to get the city to clean up a piece of land they say is an eyesore.