Napolitano to Gov. Brown -- ‘What Went Down Must Come Up’
 

Napolitano to Gov. Brown -- ‘What Went Down Must Come Up’

New America Media, Video, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Apr 16, 2015

UC President Janet Napolitano says the current battle with Sacramento over restoring state funding is at heart about what role the state sees for public higher education.

 

America's Family Caregivers Need Assistance

 

PBS Next Avenue/New America Media , News Analysis, Chris Farrell , Posted: Apr 11, 2015

Family caregivers in the U.S. contribute $522 BILLION in unpaid eldercare that is growing and ignored in our broken long-term care system. That’s got to change.

 

GENTRIFIED: Nonprofits Help Keep Roofs Over Oakland Elders’ Heads

 

Oakland Local/New America Media , News Analysis, Laura McCamy, Posted: Apr 05, 2015

Like many lower-income retirees in urban areas experiencing technology booms, Oakland seniors are struggling to keep a roof over their heads.

 

GENTRIFIED: Homelessness Growing for Oakland Seniors

 

Oakland Local/New America Media , News Analysis, Laura McCamy, Posted: Apr 04, 2015

Part 3: Homelessness is growing for Oakland’s elders thanks to skyrocketing rents, years of wage stagnation, defunding of affordable housing and other factors.

 

GENTRIFIED: Affordable Housing Unaffordable’ for Many Low-Income Oakland Seniors

 

Oakland Local/New America Media , News Feature, Laura McCamy, Posted: Apr 03, 2015

Part 2: Like many lower-income retirees in urban areas experiencing technology booms, Oakland seniors are struggling to keep a roof over their heads.

 

'Age of Dignity' Author, Caregivers Call for Home-Worker & Immigrant Rights

 

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Mar 09, 2015

Author and MacArthur “genius” Ai-Jen Poo joined eldercare workers to call for job rights and immigration reform as they serve a fast-aging U.S. population.

 

The Next Generation of Women in STEM

 

Long Beach VoiceWaves, Commentary, Karen Marin, Posted: Mar 01, 2015

High school junior Karen Marin writes that even as more of her female peers are pushing the career envelope, few are doing so in STEM fields.

 

For a Few Lucky Seniors, Happy Endings in Living Situations

 

The Virginian-Pilot/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Simpson, Posted: Feb 26, 2015

Low and middle-income elders have few safe housing-and-health care options, but some are benefiting from service-rich programs that should be expanded.

 

Elder Abuse Rising in Care Facilities Mixing the Frail and the Disturbed

 

The Virginian-Pilot/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Simpson, Posted: Feb 25, 2015

Seniors unable to afford private care homes are increasingly victimized by other residents placed in poorly funded homes with dementia or mental illness.

 

Limited English Proficiency Plays Role in CA’s Low Voter Turnout Rates of Asians and Latinos

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Feb 23, 2015

With one in nine eligible California voters speaking only limited English, many don’t know what help and services are available to them in the electoral process.

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