New America Media, News Report, Posted: Oct 03, 2012
A new Field Poll shows California ethnic voters favor both education-related tax initiatives on the ballot and differ significantly with whites on issues, such as the death penalty.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jun 02, 2012
Amid increased cuts to the nation’s parks services, in California a movement is afoot to create new parks more reflective of the state’s diverse history.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: May 24, 2012
For the first time in Alameda County all election materials must be translated into Tagalog,, Vietnamese, Chinese and Spanish.
National Teleconference on Voter Suppression - How to Make Our Election System Better - Tuesday, May 22nd
New America Media, Event, Posted: May 18, 2012
On Thursday, May 17, House leaders introduced the Voter Empowerment Act to help protect the voting rights of millions of Americans. The key element of this bill is voter registration modernization, a common-sense reform that would bring our elections into the 21st century. Between April and November, NAM will partner with the Brennan Center and other national research and advocacy organizations to host monthly teleconference calls, produce weekly columns and alerts, and host roundtables in key states. The goal is to build a collective news and advocacy platform in the ethnic media sector to counter voter suppression efforts and ensure every eligible voter can vote.
New America Media, Question & Answer, Posted: Mar 01, 2012
San Francisco State Professor of Political Science Robert Smith discusses his views on the key issues facing black voters in 2012.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 08, 2012
An appellate court rules that CA’s Prop. 8 is unconstitutional, but the ruling won’t benefit undocumented immigrants in same-sex partnerships.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Feb 03, 2012
A new report shows that California’s younger and older women have been especially hit by the recession and are being held back even more by state budget cuts.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Jan 07, 2012
California Gov. Jerry Brown proposed deep budget cuts this week that could especially impact those from low-income ethnic communities.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 01, 2011
On World AIDS Day in Oakland, women of color rallied to emphasize the need for equity in treatment and prevention services.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Nov 03, 2011
Under the ACA, millions of Americans - mostly people of color - will be eligible for health benefits. But will they know how to access them?