Fresno’s Recyclers Come Out of the Shadows
 

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.

 

State’s Spurning of $6 million Could Hurt Medi-Cal Renewals

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 24, 2014

California turned down a $6 million grant to keep those previously enrolled, as well as those newly enrolled poor people, on the state's Medicaid program.

 

New Program Promises Coordinated Care for Low-Income Californians

 

La Opinión/New America Media, News Report, Yurina Melara/translated by Elena Shore, Posted: Aug 23, 2014

The state’s new Cal MediConnect program seeks to coordinate health care for low-income elders and people with disabilities, offering patients “total care.”

 

CA Ethnic Voters Tip Scales in Support of Medi-Cal for the Undocumented

 

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Aug 22, 2014

Just over half of the state’s voters support extending Medi-Cal coverage to undocumented immigrants, according to new survey findings.

 

Echoes of Ferguson for Latino Communities In California

 

New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Aug 22, 2014

Civil rights groups say cases of police abuse against Latinos in California are on the rise.

 

High Stakes Testing is 'Toxic' Warns New NEA President

 

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Aug 22, 2014

This September, Lily Eskelsen García takes the helm of the 3 million-member NEA amid heated political battles over the future shape of U.S. classrooms.

 

Language Barrier Could Cost Asians Health Insurance

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Aug 21, 2014

Notices from the CMS informing people they could lose their insurance if they don't provide proof of legal residence are in English and Spanish only.

 

Surviving ‘La Bestia’ - A High School Freshman Recalls His Journey to the U.S.

 

South Kern Sol / New America Media, News Feature, Daniel Jimenez, Posted: Aug 21, 2014

Jose recalls the journey he took from Guatemala to the United States when he was eight years old.

 

Billions of Medicaid Dollars That Could Improve Healthcare

 

New America Media, Commentary, Mark Trahant, Posted: Aug 21, 2014

Much of the execution of the Affordable Care Act, the nuts and bolts of how it works, is behind the scenes. Especially in Indian Country.

 

Holder has a Compelling Case in the Brown Killing

 

New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Aug 20, 2014

The attorney general has a compelling federal case in the Michael Brown killing if he decides to bring civil rights charges against Missouri cop Darren Wilson.

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