Obama Expands CA Coastal Monument, Spurs New Generation of Coastal Stewards
 

Obama Expands CA Coastal Monument, Spurs New Generation of Coastal Stewards

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Jan 13, 2017

President Obama's announcement puts the spotlight on the state's coast just when rising seas and development threaten to erode access for millions.

 

Parents With Autistic Kids Could Lose Care in ACA Repeal

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Republicans in the Senate have already begun the disruptive process of dismantling Obamacare, saying it has failed to achieve what it was designed to do – provide affordable health care for all documented Americans -- even though evidence suggests otherwise.

 

Fighting Ageism, Seniors’ Isolation Across Generations

 

KSFR Public Radio/New America Media, News Feature, Deborah Martinez , Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Over half of Americans 75-plus live alone, and a quarter of older Americans’ lives are at risk due to loneliness. But a new perspective can help.

 

Q&A: Ellen Pao Says Tech ‘Isn’t Changing Fast Enough’

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

Pao, who put a spotlight on discriminatory behavior toward women in tech through a 2012 lawsuit, says the industry is not working fast enough to resolve its diversity problem.

 

In a County With More Babies Than Any Other, Childcare Comes at a Cost - And Not Just for Parents

 

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet and Honora Montano, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

In LA, which has more babies than any other county in the state, the average cost of infant care is more than $14,300, higher than the cost of tuition at a UC.

 

People of Color and the Poor Will be Hardest Hit by ACA Repeal

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Dec 20, 2016

President-elect Donald Trump’s threat to repeal and replace Obamacare is bad news for millions of Americans, but the poor and people of color are going to be hit hardest, say health care advocates.

 

Bias Hinders Diversity in Hiring for Environmental Organizations

 

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Dec 13, 2016

Diversity at the leadership level in the environmental sector remains low despite a high proportion of well-educated and qualified people of color.

 

Philly Arts Program Helps Refugee Elders After Long, Difficult Journey

 

Diverse Elders Coalition , News Feature, Hitomi Yoshida , Posted: Nov 30, 2016

Philadelphia is proving it can still be the City of Brotherly Love by funding an program to help refugee elders support each other through arts and crafts.

 

Vote to Allow Concealed Carry on Campus Meets Opposition in One Calif. Community

 

South Kern Sol, News Report, Chris Romo, Posted: Nov 22, 2016

The Kern High School District became the largest in California to allow teachers and staff to carry concealed weapons on campus after a decision last week by the school board.

 

Earthquake Experts Urge Californians to Prepare for Future Disasters

 

New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Nov 21, 2016

A panel of disaster management experts urged SoCal residents to take steps to plan ahead for likely temblors, including insuring their homes.

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