Studies Prompt San Francisco Action for Seniors on Safer Central City Hotels

Studies Prompt San Francisco Action for Seniors on Safer Central City Hotels

Central City Extra/New America Media , News Analysis, Tom Carter, Posted: Apr 14, 2014

San Francisco is responding slowly to recommendations to improve the safety of its 500+ SRO hotels housing vulnerable elders and those with disabilities.

Muslim Public School Holidays Will Be Observed In New York City


The Muslim Observer, News Report, Posted: Apr 11, 2014

Muslim families in New York City have been requesting official recognition for Islamic holidays in public schools for years now.


Children of Detained Immigrant Parents Suffer 'Lifetime of Trauma'


New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Apr 11, 2014

It takes only a few minutes for an immigration officer to arrest undocumented parents. But the event can lead to a lifetime of health consequences on children.

Community Rallies Against “Eviciton Boot Camp” Law Firm


El Tecolote, News Report, Posted: Apr 08, 2014

Housing activists held a mock “evict the evictors” demonstration against a law practice that has helped landlords evict and displace Bay Area tenants.

Black and Latino Displacement Remaking Bay Area


Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Apr 07, 2014

A new report from San Francisco-based community advocacy group Causa Justa:Just Cause released today details just how deeply gentrification is reshaping San Francisco and Oakland.


Growing Up Muslim


New America Media, Video, Peter Schurmann, Video by Jonah Most, Posted: Apr 03, 2014

The experience of young Muslim Americans is at the core of how the religion will evolve in this country going forward, and yet their stories are rarely heard.


Naturalize Now - Citizenship Application to Double in Length


New America Media, Video, Text: Elena Shore / Video: Jonah Most, Posted: Mar 28, 2014

In May, the citizenship application becomes twice as long, going from 10 to 21 pages. Advocates are encouraging immigrants to apply now.


A Tale of Two Districts -- Common Core Implementation Addresses School Inequities


Sing Tao Daily, News Report, Charles Ding, Posted: Mar 27, 2014

Common Core supporters say it will help narrow the gap between wealthier districts like San Marino and its less affluent neighbor Garvey School District.


For Children of Reentry, A New Focus on Family Ties


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Mar 20, 2014

Prison reform advocates say change is coming for millions of children nationwide who face extreme difficulties due to having incarcerated parents.


Long Beach Parents Applaud Common Core, But Cite Challenges


Long Beach Voicewaves, News Report, Michael Lozano, Posted: Mar 18, 2014

In one of the nation's most diverse school districts, parents are struggling to understand the new Common Core education standards.

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