Knowing Is Always Better: Why Latinos Need to Talk About Death
 

Knowing Is Always Better: Why Latinos Need to Talk About Death

EGP/New America Media , News Feature, Nancy Martinez , Posted: Oct 29, 2014

Although research shows that few Latinos prepare for death, one East Los Angeles man and his family faced his end with a courageous lesson for all.

 

In Search of a Sanctuary for Migrant Children

 

New America Media, News Feature, Jenny Manrique , Posted: Oct 28, 2014

A growing number of religious congregations are offering their churches as a sanctuary for unaccompanied children from Central America.

 

Artesia on Our Minds -- Diary of an Immigration Detention Camp

 

New America Media, News Report, Helen Lawrence, Posted: Oct 27, 2014

Immigration attorney Helen Lawrence was one of 10 Bay Area lawyers who recently spent a week providing legal aid to immigrant detainees in Artesia, New Mexico.

 

Q&A: Will Congress Save Health Insurance Program for Low-Income Kids?

 

New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Oct 25, 2014

Unless Congress acts, federal funding for a program that provides health coverage for children in low-income families will end next year.

 

Feds Kill Funds for ‘Most Successful’ Senior Housing Program

 

New America Media, News Analysis, Andre F. Shashaty , Posted: Oct 24, 2014

Experts call Sec. 202 housing the “most successful” program for low-income seniors, but the White House stopped asking Congress for funds.

 

California’s Prop 1 Gives East Valley Families Hope for Clean Water

 

Coachella Unincorporated/New America Media, News Report, Amber Amaya, Posted: Oct 23, 2014

Residents of eastern Coachella Valley say Prop 1 will alleviate years of struggling with a lack of access to clean and reliable drinking water.

 

Political Parties Ignore API Vote at Their Peril

 

New America Media, News Report, Andrew Lam, Posted: Oct 22, 2014

For Asian voters, ethnic loyalties are helping to galvanize an electorate largely ignored by Republicans and Democrats alike.

 

Youth Depression a ‘Tough Pill’ for Indian American Parents to Swallow

 

New America Media, First Person, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Oct 21, 2014

For one young Indian American, taboos around depression led to years of suffering in silence.

 

Indian Country Vote Key in South Dakota, Alaska and Wisconsin Races

 

New America Media, News Report, Mark Trahant, Posted: Oct 20, 2014

Two years ago Indian Country voters outperformed, making a difference in South Dakota and Montana, the only two states Nate Silver called wrong.

 

Palliative Care Means Dignity for Ethiopian American Elders

 

The Immigrant Magazine/New America Media , News Feature, Julian Do, Posted: Oct 18, 2014

Dying in America is new to many Ethiopian elders and their families, but palliative care programs can make the experience less burdensome.

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