California Children With Limited English Can’t Get Mental Healthcare

LA Beez, News Report, Posted: Jul 30, 2014

In the midst of the ongoing national debate on youth mental health sparked by the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary tragedy and, more recently, the UC Santa Barbara rampage, troubling data has emerged showing a massive deficit in services provided to California children in need of mental health care, in particular children from homes with limited English proficiency.

New Children’s Book Series Highlights Queer Families of Color


Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Jul 29, 2014

The series will feature six books, delivered over a year, that feature stories about LGBTQ2S families, kids and characters.

SF Supe Avalos Affair Prompts City Hall to Change Workplace Romance Rules


Balitang America-ABS-CBN International, News Report, Staff, Posted: Jul 28, 2014

San Francisco is now revising its policy on romantic relationships in the workplace, after an affair was revealed last week between a San Francisco Supervisor and his Filipina legislative aide

500 ‘Young African Leaders’ to Meet With Obama


The Root , News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2014

With 60 percent of Africa's population under the age of 35, young people stand to play as important a role in their respective nations' success on the continent as anywhere else in the world.

Human Rights Commission Calls for Seattle to Divest from Corporations that Profit on Immmigrant Detention


International Examiner, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2014

Earlier this month, the Seattle Human Rights Commission passed a resolution calling on the city to divest from corporations that profit from immigrant detention.

Maxine Hong Kingston to Receive the National Medal of Arts at the White House


AA Press, News Report, Posted: Jul 28, 2014

Maxine Hong Kingston, author of 'The Woman Warrior' is being recognized for her contributions as a writer.

Most Unaccompanied Children Could Qualify for Relief


Immigration Impact, News Report, Posted: Jul 25, 2014

More than half of the unaccompanied Central American children could be found eligible for relief by a U.S. immigration judge.

Border Crisis: Out of Sight, Out of Mind?


La Opinión, News Report, Posted: Jul 23, 2014

The only thing the White House and Republicans in Congress seem to agree on is to deport the Central American children as soon as possible.

Vietnamese Government ‘Opinion Shapers’ Target Activist Facebook Pages


Global Voices Online, News Analysis, Posted: Jul 23, 2014

In recent weeks, well-known Vietnamese activists have found themselves suddenly unable to log in to their Facebook accounts. Their personal pages have been suspended for “abuse” even though there was no apparent violation of any Facebook policy.

Mercury-tainted Cosmetics Sold in Metro Manila Despite Ban


Inquirer News, News Report, Jeannette Andrade, Posted: Jul 21, 2014

Mercury-tainted skin whitening products allegedly imported from the United States, China, Japan and Taiwan show up in Manila and Quezon City drugstores.

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