Moms Say Dental Care Tops List for Medi-Cal Kids-- Dentists Are MIA

Moms Say Dental Care Tops List for Medi-Cal Kids-- Dentists Are MIA

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 27, 2016

For undocumented parents getting dental care for their children is top priority. They say that will be the main reason they will enroll their children in full-scope Medi-Cal next month.


Long Beach Orgs Prepare for Launch of Health4All Kids


Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Rebecca Medel, Posted: Apr 26, 2016

Community orgs in Central West Long Beach, home to the highest concentration of undocumented immigrants in LA County, are preparing for the launch of SB4. In preparation for the start of SB4 next month, the Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition (LBIRC) is partnering with The Children’s Clinic and the City of Long Beach’s Health and Human Services to enroll community members.


L.A. Community Groups: Parks Are an Environmental Justice Issue


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Apr 25, 2016

In the wake of a 2014 LA County proposition vote that narrowly rejected a ballot measure that would have funded future maintenance and improvements of parks,


‘Berniechella’ Attracts Hundreds to Coachella


Coachella Unincorporated, News Report, Paulina Rojas, Posted: Apr 25, 2016

The normally quiet streets of Old Town Coachella buzzed with energy during the Bernie Sanders for President Block Party, also known as Berniechella.


Study: With New Medicare Benefit, Doctors Look Beyond ‘Death Panels’


New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Apr 22, 2016

Medicare now reimburses doctors for consulting on patients’ end-of-life wishes. But a new study shows diverse physicians struggling over that conversation.


Compensating the Kindness of Strangers: Immigrant Care Workers in the Shadows


Boston Globe/New America Media , News Report, Nell Lake, Posted: Apr 18, 2016

Rapid aging and fewer family members for eldercare are increasing demand for paid workers. But immigrants filling the gap face low pay and anti-immigration hostility.


Q&A: Who Will and Who Won’t Get Prop. 47 Funding?


New America Media, Question & Answer, Charlie Kaijo, Posted: Apr 13, 2016

The agency tasked with managing Prop. 47 funds meets this week to form an executive committee that will help decide which programs receive support.


Q&A: UC President Says Class of 2020 ‘Most Diverse Ever’


New America Media, Question & Answer, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Apr 11, 2016

UC President Napolitano says a new bill announced last week means Sacramento and the University are now "working in partnership" to expand enrollment opportunities.


New State Tax Credit Helps California’s Working Poor


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 05, 2016

Starting this year, California's working poor can potentially qualify for a tax credit under a new law.


Finding Support for Seniors Facing Challenges Living Alone


U.S. News & World Report/New America Media , News Feature, Lisa Esposito, Posted: Apr 01, 2016

Here’s a guide to help seniors living alone--and their adult children--anticipate needs and pull together help from home care to home meals.

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