Lawmakers Urge Low-Income Households to Take Advantage of CA Earned Income Tax Credit

Lawmakers Urge Low-Income Households to Take Advantage of CA Earned Income Tax Credit

New America Media, News Report, Eric Licas, Posted: Feb 21, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of low-income families in California qualify for the tax credit, but they have to file their taxes to receive it.


Sustaining Grassroots Activism Against the Trump Presidency


New America Media, News Analysis, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Feb 21, 2017

This event was one of thousands taking place around America, in cities big and small, organized by ordinary Americans with existential concerns about the country.


Soul Food ? Cultural Lifestyle or Disease Trap?


Florida Courier/New America Media , News Feature, Penny Dickerson, Posted: Feb 21, 2017

Slaves’ imagination and desperation changed how the South cooks and eats, but ironically there’s an unhealthy price to be paid by their African American descendants.


Experts Challenge Asian Stereotype, Call for More Chinese Family Support


Sing Tao Daily/New America Media , News Report, Ke “April” Xu , Posted: Feb 19, 2017

Older Asians—especially Chinese elders—face mounting challenges either being left behind or immigrating in old age. Both elders and their families need more support.


STOP FALLS: Smart Soles and Other High-Tech Ways to Stop Falls


Ottawa Citizen/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Payne, Posted: Feb 16, 2017

Singer Paul Simon might find the diamonds on the soles of his shoes are really sensors. They and other high-tech can help prevent seniors’ dangerous falls.


STOP FALLS: The High Cost of Falling Down: Why Falls Are an Overlooked Health Crisis


Ottawa Citizen/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Payne, Posted: Feb 15, 2017

In our rapidly aging world, preventable falls present a rising and daunting cost in both dollars and unnecessary human suffering.


Love Never Gets Old - Even at 100


La Opinion/New America Media , News Feature, Francisco Castro, Posted: Feb 14, 2017

They've been inseparable since their first ice cream date two years ago: Rudy is 100 and Christina 93. Now research confirms love is good for a healthy heart.


Backlash Against Muslim Ban Offers Hope, But Immigrants Still Vulnerable


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Feb 10, 2017

The same week the Ninth Circuit decision was announced in San Francisco, ICE arrested approximately 160 people in Southern California.


With Ballot Initiative, Los Angeles Looks Toward Ending Homelessness


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Feb 09, 2017

While Los Angeles is home to the nation's largest homeless population, L.A. County has responded with a broad spectrum of programs to match.


‘I Have Lived This Story’ - Echoes of Peru in Trump’s America


New America Media, Commentary, Andres Tapia, Posted: Feb 07, 2017

There are times when democracy succumbs in one fatal stroke. Then there are times when democracy is eroded by a gradual assault that corrodes its institutions.

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