Revive Oakland! Economic Opportunity Should be Accessible to Everyone

Revive Oakland! Economic Opportunity Should be Accessible to Everyone

New America Media, News Feature, Tram Nguyen, Posted: Jan 30, 2013

Jessica, who was born in Mexico, got involved in local activism through a program at her high school that connected her to Urban Peace Movement.


Tragedy and Hope: One Pacific Islander Reflects on API Month


New America Media / Silicon Valley De-Bug, First Person, Jean Melesaine, Posted: May 31, 2012

As API Month draws to a close, one Pacific Islander from the Bay Area reflects on its meaning in the wake of tragedy.


Filipino Amerasians’ Lifelong Fight Against Stigma


New America Media, News Report, Matt Maxion, Posted: May 13, 2012

The majority of Filipino Amerasians weren’t able to get in touch with their estranged fathers.


Temporary Protected Status Keeps Family Living in Limbo


New America Media, News Report, Scott Graf, Posted: Apr 12, 2012

The one thing that Vasquez, a student at San Francisco State University, realized soon after arriving was that his new home is sadly temporary.


In the Great Recession, Even Death Is Too Expensive for the Poor


New America Media, News Feature, Sanjay Basu, Posted: Apr 02, 2012

Rita is only in her thirties, but she knows all about death. What she didn't know until recently is how expensive it is for the poor to die.


Mourning a Hustler Who Was Also a Saint


New America Media, First Person, Charles Jones, Posted: Mar 24, 2012

It is dangerous to be young and black, male, and perhaps so brave the world will see you as cocky.


Looking After Grandma, Learning Responsibility


New America Media/ Richmond Pulse , News Report, Megael “Junior” Jonson , Posted: Jan 11, 2012

Many people ask me, “What is daily life like for you, taking care of your grandmother?” I honestly enjoy it.


Teachers Struggle to Feed Hungry Students in Order to Teach


New America Media, Commentary, Aisha Fukushima, Posted: Dec 23, 2011

We do what we can because we realize that even with the economic uncertainty we cannot afford to see our students fail.


City of Richmond Voices Support for Occupy Movement


Richmond Pulse, News Report, Edgardo Cervano-Soto, Posted: Nov 15, 2011

Unlike in Oakland, Richmond's mayor, Gayle McLaughlin, spoke to the crowd and voiced her support for the occupy movement.


San Francisco's Homeless Black Youth Invisible


New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Nov 14, 2011

San Francisco harbors a distressing urban trend, a growing number of black youth uncounted as homeless, but who haunt the city’s streets and buses through the night.

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