Music to Their Ears - New Push for Arts Education in New Orleans
 

Music to Their Ears - New Push for Arts Education in New Orleans

New America Media, Video, George White, Posted: Sep 17, 2014

After Hurricane Katrina, a back-to-basics education reform movement all but eliminated music instruction in New Orleans. Now there's a push to bring it back.

 

Immigration Reform Stalled, But CA’s ‘Health For All’ Bill on Its Way Back

 

New America Media, Video, Story by Anna Challet/Video by Michael Lozano, Posted: Sep 12, 2014

Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Los Angeles) is renewing his pledge to extend health coverage to undocumented immigrants in California.

 

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.

 

Students Grade LBUSD's Local Control & Accountability Plan

 

Long Beach Voicewaves, News Report, Nisa Cheng, Posted: Aug 18, 2014

Parents, students and community leaders graded LBUSD on its plan for first-year implementation of the Local Control Funding Formula.

 

Damage to Infrastructure from Sea Rise Will Disrupt Lives, Economy

 

KTSF-TV Ch 26/New America Media, Video, Jessie Liang, Posted: Jul 18, 2014

Sea rise threatens vital Bay Area infrastructure such as airports, seaports, roads, and water treatment plants near the water.

 

New State Program Enrolling 200,000 Medicare-MediCal Patients in L.A.

 

New America Media, Video, Steve Angeles & Odette Keeley, Story by Paul Kleyman, Posted: Jun 13, 2014

Cal MediConnect will fully start July 1 for 200,000 Los Angeles seniors and those with disabilities. Its promise of coordinated care raises key questions.

 

In LA, Parents Tell District 'Do With Us, Not to Us'

 

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Video by Michael Lozano, Posted: Apr 29, 2014

Parents in LA say they want the school district to do more to help create an effective partnership between the two sides.

 

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.

 

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.

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