Q&A: UC President Is Bullish on California’s Future, and the Next Generation

Q&A: UC President Is Bullish on California’s Future, and the Next Generation

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Jun 22, 2017

"California continues to move forward. It's not mired in the past," says UC President Janet Napolitano.


Will Argentina Deny Justice to Its 'Disappeared?'


New America Media, News Feature, Mary Jo McConahay, Posted: May 18, 2017

Torture survivors and relatives of the disappeared are concerned that justice for state crimes during the military dictatorship is under threat.


Anxiety Grips California Students Amid Immigration Crackdown


California Health Report, News Report, Claudia Boyd-Barrett, Posted: May 09, 2017

Fear that their parents may be deported grips the estimated 700,000 public school students in California who have at least one undocumented parent.


Health Clinic Patients Protest Trump's Policies


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 02, 2017

As always, there were protests and rallies across the nation on May Day, only this year, many of the chants carried anti-Trump messages.


Kern County Stands to Lose Big if ACA is Repealed


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 24, 2017

Expansion of the Medi-Cal program under ACA allowed 95,679 adults in Kern County, or 10 percent of its population, to get health insurance, some for the very first time, according to the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research. It dropped the county’s rate of uninsured children to less than 5 percent.


Affirming Science in Silicon Valley on Earth Day 2017


New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Apr 24, 2017

Thousands gathered Saturday for the March for Science rally in downtown San Jose to protest proposed cuts to science funding by the Trump administration.


Lawmakers Urge Low-Income Households to Take Advantage of CA Earned Income Tax Credit


New America Media, News Report, Eric Licas, Posted: Feb 21, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of low-income families in California qualify for the tax credit, but they have to file their taxes to receive it.


With Ballot Initiative, Los Angeles Looks Toward Ending Homelessness


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Feb 09, 2017

While Los Angeles is home to the nation's largest homeless population, L.A. County has responded with a broad spectrum of programs to match.


New Website Aims to Help People Short on Cash Find Reputable Help


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Dec 20, 2016

When people lack credit and need cash, they often end up turning to sources like payday lenders, which can lead to a cycle of debt.

La Opinión: President-Elect Trump


La Opinion, Editorial, Staff, Posted: Nov 09, 2016

It is difficult to imagine a more complicated scenario for Latinos and other minorities.

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