A Lowrider's Final Ride--A Brave East LA Father Enters Hospice
 

A Lowrider's Final Ride--A Brave East LA Father Enters Hospice

EGP/New America Media , News Feature, Nancy Martinez , Posted: Oct 31, 2014

An acute problem among Latinos, shows a 2012 California State Hospice Data Report, is they are less likely than other ethnic groups to discuss the end of life issues.

 

Why I Decided to Phone Bank for Prop. 47

 

We'Ced / New America Media, First Person, Victoria Castillo, Posted: Oct 31, 2014

Personal experience compelled Victoria Castillo to become an organizer for Prop. 47, which would reduce prison sentences for thousands of Californians.

 

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.

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