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Seniors Dance for Health, Life—and to Beat the Blues

Seniors Dance for Health, Life—and to Beat the Blues

La Opinión /New America Media , News Report, Jacqueline Garcia, Posted: Aug 12, 2017

How about a Cuban danzón or a Mexican sandunga waltz? One prescription for older California Latinas to beat isolation and depression is dance.


'I Can't Vote, But My Daughter Can'


Reporte Hispano, News Report, Kleibeel Marcano, Posted: Aug 11, 2017

Rossana knows that she cannot vote. Yet, she also understands that she can influence her relatives, friends and other immigrants to participate in the elections.


Coachella Rising: Can Organic Farming & Unions Transform Calif.'s Hottest Farm Belt?


Capital & Main/New America Media , News Feature, David Bacon, Posted: Aug 10, 2017

Sustainability is the mantra for many groups seeking a future in which communities near California's Salton Sea can survive--and end dangerous work in palm and mango trees.


Coachella Rising: Aging Farmworkers, Unions, Organic Mangos & the Salton Sea


Capital & Main/New America Media , News Feature, David Bacon , Posted: Aug 09, 2017

Combined, organic farmers and unions, have the power to improve the lives of farmworkers and save the Salton Sea in California’s hottest farm belt.


Despite Parents' Fears, Young Immigrants Embrace Public Roles


Feet in 2 Worlds, News Feature, Alexis Terrazas and Destiny Arroyo, Posted: Aug 07, 2017

Sandy is undocumented, but her immigration status hasn't deterred her from fighting on the frontlines for immigrant rights -- and she is aware of the risks.

Trump Backs Senate Bill to Reduce Legal Immigration


La Opinion, News Report, Maria Pena, Posted: Aug 02, 2017

The bill has been criticized by those on both sides of the aisle.


Police in U.S. More Likely to Arrest Minorities During Traffic Stops


Northstar News Today, News Report, Tom Abate, Posted: Jul 31, 2017

Millions of traffic stops in the United States have found that black and Hispanic drivers are more likely to be cited, searched, and arrested at stops.


Digital Health Portals Could Actually Widen Health Disparities


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jul 28, 2017

They are supposed to give patients more control over their health care. But digital health portals may be exacerbating health disparities.

15 Arrested in Civil Disobedience Action Led by Immigrant Youth


La Opinion, News Report, Pilar Marrero, Posted: Jul 26, 2017

The young immigrant rights protesters said they were heirs of the nonviolent struggle for civil rights leaders of previous decades.


Farmworkers Dread the Possibility of Losing Medi-Cal


New America Media, News Report, Jenny Manrique, Posted: Jul 19, 2017

In a town where 60 percent of farmworkers are undocumented, many are afraid to lose access to the little health care they have.

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