Welcome to America, Enter at Your Own Risk
 

Welcome to America, Enter at Your Own Risk

New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Apr 23, 2014

One commentator reflects on how many immigrants' American Dream overlooks the risk of violence in the United States.

 

LGBT Seniors in California Lack Affordable Housing Options

 

Bay Area Reporter/New America Media, News Analysis, Matthew S. Bajko , Posted: Apr 22, 2014

Skyrocketing urban costs plus the bias LGBT seniors face are leading nonprofits to develop affordable housing. But the demand goes beyond planned units.

 

Black LGBT Seniors Struggle with Double Discrimination

 

Bay Area Reporter/New America Media , News Feature, Matthew S. Bajko, Posted: Apr 20, 2014

In San Francisco, African American LGBT seniors face double discrimination from racism and ageism, a recent report shows.

 

Traditional Cambodian Dance Being Reborn in California

 

New America Media / VoiceWaves, News Report, Vivian Gatica, Posted: Apr 19, 2014

Cambodian-American youth in Long Beach are breathing new life into a traditional dance form that was once suppressed in their parents' homeland.

 

LGBT Groups Working to End Seniors’ Isolation

 

Bay Area Reporter/New America Media , News Feature, Matthew S. Bajko, Posted: Apr 18, 2014

Discrimination and lack of family leave many LGBT seniors isolated and even suicidal. But New York and San Francisco are seeing changes.

 

In Crowded Households, Stress is a Killer

 

New America Media / VoiceWaves, News Report, Rabiya Hussain, Posted: Apr 17, 2014

A new Long Beach-based study links overcrowded housing with poor mental health outcomes, and even decreased life spans.

 

New School Standards Present Challenge for Refugee Students

 

San Diego Voice, News Report, Kimetha Hill, Posted: Apr 16, 2014

Teachers worry that California's new educational standards could make refugee students fall even further behind.

 

Studies Prompt San Francisco Action for Seniors on Safer Central City Hotels

 

Central City Extra/New America Media , News Analysis, Tom Carter, Posted: Apr 14, 2014

San Francisco is responding slowly to recommendations to improve the safety of its 500+ SRO hotels housing vulnerable elders and those with disabilities.

 

Experts Warn Sleepless Seniors Overusing Store Drugs, But Can Find Help

 

Senior News 50 & Better/New America Media , News Feature, Dawn Williams , Posted: Apr 13, 2014

Cant sleep? Studies warn seniors to visit their doctor before another trip to buy store sleep aids that can cause big health care headaches over time.

 

CA’s Health Care Exchange Chief Pleased With Latino Enrollment

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 12, 2014

California's Latino enrollment rose to 32 percent of those enrolling in healthcare coverage during the first three weeks of March.

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