Tax-break Tech Hiring a Bust in San Francisco’s Tenderloin

Tax-break Tech Hiring a Bust in San Francisco’s Tenderloin

Central City Extra, News Report, Tom Carter, Mark Hedin and Geoff Link, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

The city's so-called Twitter tax break has resulted in only one full-time hire and five summer interns in the low-income neighborhood now home to the city's tech firms.


UC Offers New Assistance Program for Middle Class Families


UC Newsroom, News Report, Nicole Freeling, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Thousands of UC students soon could receive a check to offset some of their college-related expenses through a new state program aimed at assisting middle-class families.


Q&A: What is the American Dream?


New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandy Close, Posted: Sep 13, 2014

In an interview with NAM Executive Director Sandy Close, noted author and essayist Richard Rodriguez says there now exist two American Dreams.


How Citizenship Changed My Life - From College to the Ballot Box


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Sep 12, 2014

In celebration of Citizenship Day on Sept. 17, new Americans describe how their lives changed after they became U.S. citizens.


Low-Income Calif. Care Program Faces Language, Cultural Barriers


Alhambra Source/New America Media, News Report, Kyle Garcia, Posted: Sep 12, 2014

Advocates for San Gabriel Valley’s low-income Latino and Chinese elders say California’s new Cal MediConnect program needs better outreach.


Comcast Executive VP Touts Broadband Program for Low-Income Families


New America Media, Event, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Sep 11, 2014

Now in its fourth year, Comcast's Internet Essentials program has connected 1.4 million low-income Americans to broabdband Internet.


September 23 -- An Earth Day for Voters


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Sep 11, 2014

In a world where every day is a holiday a group of organizations came together and decided that surely one of these days should be dedicated to voter registration.

Editor-in-chief of Azizah Magazine Tayyibah Taylor Dies


Azizah Magazine, News Report, Posted: Sep 08, 2014

Tayyibah Taylor was the founding editor-in-chief and publisher of Azizah Magazine, the winner of two Folio Eddie Awards and a New America Media Award.


The Untold Story of Women Vendors in New York


Feet In 2 Worlds, Video, Camila Osorio Avendano, Posted: Sep 08, 2014

Like workers at fast food restaurants, street vendors also cook and sell food at an industrial pace, but have been left out of the movement for higher wages.


Napolitano, Community College Leaders Discuss Ways to Boost Transfers


UC Newsroom, News Report, Nicole Freeling, Posted: Sep 06, 2014

The UC president met in Merced with leaders of Central Valley-area community colleges to discuss ways to encourage more of their students to transfer to UC campuses.

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