New Voting Laws Block Little Fraud--But Many Elders, Women, Minorities
 

New Voting Laws Block Little Fraud--But Many Elders, Women, Minorities

New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: May 25, 2016

Voter-ID laws in some states are blocking lower-income minority and naturalized citizens--along with many elders--from their right to vote.

 

Briefing Highlights Energy, Cost Saving Options for Low Income Californians

 

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: May 25, 2016

Choice and control are not the first things that come to mind when your energy bill arrives, but that is what local utilities are striving to provide low-income customers.

 

35 Calif. Counties Expand Health Care to Undocumented Residents

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 24, 2016

Starting this week, thousands of low-income residents in California’s rural areas, including undocumented children and adults, will be able to access health care.

 

Rejecting Guidelines on Transgender Students Puts All Students at Risk

 

South Kern Sol, Commentary, Dean Welliver, Posted: May 20, 2016

School board trustees in Kern County, CA are refusing to comply with federal guidelines allowing students to use restrooms that align with their preferred gender.

 

CA Sen. Lara Urges Undocumented Parents to Sign Kids Up For Health Care

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: May 13, 2016

Undocumented parents should set their fears aside and enroll their children in the Health For All Kids program set to launch May 16, urges Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens.

 

As Park Funding Runs Out, Residents Reimagine Their Parks

 

Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Rudy Cardoso-Peraza, Posted: May 13, 2016

Parks throughout Los Angeles County have relied on local, voter-approved funding for over 20 years, but those green spaces are currently in a financial rut.

 

State by State, Communities Push Back Against Voter Restrictions

 

New America Media, News Report, Peter Schurmann, Posted: May 13, 2016

During a national telebriefing for ethnic media, voting rights advocates highlighted the work being done to secure the right to vote amid new restrictions in many states.

 

In Election Year, More Immigrants Applying for U.S. Citizenship

 

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: May 13, 2016

The benefits of U.S. citizenship -- from being able to travel freely to being able to petition relatives -- extend far beyond November.

 

Caregivers Face Crushing Demands, But Help Isn’t Far

 

Dallas Morning News/New America Media , News Report, Hanah Cho, Posted: May 12, 2016

Texas caregivers overwhelmed by severe illness, like Alzheimer’s, have found relief in respite-care programs.

 

Hispanic Millennials Saying ‘Adios’ to Spanglish

 

New America Media, Commentary, Louis Nevaer, Posted: May 10, 2016

To reach young Latinos, marketers are using English or Spanish, but not Spanglish.

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