Tax-break Tech Hiring a Bust in San Francisco’s Tenderloin

Tax-break Tech Hiring a Bust in San Francisco’s Tenderloin

Central City Extra, News Report, Tom Carter, Mark Hedin and Geoff Link, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

The city's so-called Twitter tax break has resulted in only one full-time hire and five summer interns in the low-income neighborhood now home to the city's tech firms.

More Homeless Families Expected in D.C. This Winter


Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 08, 2014

A spike is anticipated in the number of D.C. families who will need a safe and warm place to live this winter, government officials say.


Calif. Assemblyman Bonta Authors AB 2719 to Support Innovative Small Businesses


Asian Journal, News Report, Rocelle Tangi, Posted: Sep 03, 2014

If approved, the bill would create support for "pop up" businesses that sell non-food products from temporary venues.

New York Bank Accused of Refusing Mortgages to Blacks


Washington Informer, News Report, Posted: Sep 02, 2014

Evans Bank in New York is being sued by the state over accusations that its mortgage lenders refused financing to African-Americans in Buffalo.


Study: Wealth of Calif. Nonprofits Not Evenly Spread Throughout State


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Aug 30, 2014

The San Francisco Bay Area has less than a fifth of the state’s total population, but has nearly half of the assets of all the state’s nonprofits.


Grow Your Own “Unretirement” - Minnesota Hmong on the Farm


PBS Next Avenue/New America Media, News Feature, Chris Farrell , Posted: Aug 27, 2014

Part of the retire-to-farm movement, immigrants are carving out a new life for themselves and their families,


Fresno’s Recyclers Come Out of the Shadows


New America Media/ The kNOw Youth Media, News Report, Colby Tibbet, Keirra Woods and Keishaye Woods, Posted: Aug 25, 2014

Every morning Mike Rhyne walks his shopping cart through Fresno to collect bottles, cans, and other recyclables.

Poverty Rises among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Acccording to Study


Northwest Asian Weekly, News Report, Posted: Aug 18, 2014

The numbers for Asian Americans in poverty have grown by 37 percent, while Pacific Islanders in poverty have increased by 60 percent.


Ferguson Shows Failed US Policy and the Black-White Housing Gap


New America Media, News Analysis, Andre F. Shashaty, Posted: Aug 17, 2014

Ferguson, Mo., has among the highest rates of homes underwater. A half-century after Watts, one expert says more trouble may be coming.


Photo Essay: A Trip Through North St. Louis


Silicon Valley De-Bug, Photo Essay, Jean Melesaine, Fernando Perez and Raj Jayadev, Posted: Aug 16, 2014

Silicon Valley De-Bug was in North St. Louis weeks before the Michael Brown shooting, and captured photos of a community left to fend for itself.

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