The Next Generation of Women in STEM
 

The Next Generation of Women in STEM

Long Beach VoiceWaves, Commentary, Karen Marin, Posted: Mar 01, 2015

High school junior Karen Marin writes that even as more of her female peers are pushing the career envelope, few are doing so in STEM fields.

 

Long Beach Native Americans Enraged by Junipero Serra Sainthood

 

Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Michael Lozano, Posted: Feb 28, 2015

After Pope Francis announced his plan to canonize Serra in mid-January, many local Native Americans have voiced opposition to naming the Spanish Franciscan as a saint.

 

Stanford Program Helps Vietnamese RN Realize His Eldercare “Calling”

 

Nguoi Viet/New America Media, News Feature, Andrew Lam, Posted: Feb 28, 2015

At 28, Vietnamese immigrant Chi Mai, RN, took Stanford’s online course in successful aging and helped seniors better plan their end-of-life care.

 

For a Few Lucky Seniors, Happy Endings in Living Situations

 

The Virginian-Pilot/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Simpson, Posted: Feb 26, 2015

Low and middle-income elders have few safe housing-and-health care options, but some are benefiting from service-rich programs that should be expanded.

 

Elder Abuse Rising in Care Facilities Mixing the Frail and the Disturbed

 

The Virginian-Pilot/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Simpson, Posted: Feb 25, 2015

Seniors unable to afford private care homes are increasingly victimized by other residents placed in poorly funded homes with dementia or mental illness.

 

Getting a Driver’s License Is Economic Lifeline for Immigrants

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Villar is among an estimated 1.4 million undocumented residents in the state who are eligible for a driver’s license under a bill (AB 60) passed in California in 2013.

 

California “Ambassadors” Help Other Immigrant Elders Get Needed Help

 

KALW Public Radio/New America Media , News Feature, Jen Chien, Posted: Feb 23, 2015

Ethnic elders in Fremont, Calif., become “Ambassadors” to help other seniors, many recent immigrants, obtain needed community services.

 

Limited English Proficiency Plays Role in CA’s Low Voter Turnout Rates of Asians and Latinos

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Feb 23, 2015

With one in nine eligible California voters speaking only limited English, many don’t know what help and services are available to them in the electoral process.

 

NYC Council Speaker Initiative Stresses Equal Access for Ethnic Media

 

New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula, Posted: Feb 21, 2015

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito has pledged to provide equal access to government information for the city’s ethnic media.

 

San Francisco Seniors Cross the Digital Divide

 

KALW Public Radio/New America Media , News Feature, Jen Chien, Posted: Feb 20, 2015

If you think older Americans can’t learn digital tricks, SF Connected has a myth-busting class for you.

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