Music to Their Ears - New Push for Arts Education in New Orleans

Music to Their Ears - New Push for Arts Education in New Orleans

New America Media, Video, George White, Posted: Sep 17, 2014

After Hurricane Katrina, a back-to-basics education reform movement all but eliminated music instruction in New Orleans. Now there's a push to bring it back.


Cemetery Honors Vietnamese Who Fought Alongside U.S. Troops


New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen, Posted: Sep 16, 2014

Barred from national V.A. cemeteries, South Vietnamese veterans are establishing a resting place to honor their own.


Calif. Filipinos Struggling With Promising New Low-Income Care Program


Asian Journal/New America Media , News Report, Christian Esteban, Posted: Sep 15, 2014

Low-income California Filipinos and advocates say new state health program is confusing, but holds promise for better care.


Q&A: What is the American Dream?


New America Media, Question & Answer, Sandy Close, Posted: Sep 13, 2014

In an interview with NAM Executive Director Sandy Close, noted author and essayist Richard Rodriguez says there now exist two American Dreams.


Immigration Reform Stalled, But CA’s ‘Health For All’ Bill on Its Way Back


New America Media, Video, Story by Anna Challet/Video by Michael Lozano, Posted: Sep 12, 2014

Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Los Angeles) is renewing his pledge to extend health coverage to undocumented immigrants in California.


How Citizenship Changed My Life - From College to the Ballot Box


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Sep 12, 2014

In celebration of Citizenship Day on Sept. 17, new Americans describe how their lives changed after they became U.S. citizens.


Low-Income Calif. Care Program Faces Language, Cultural Barriers


Alhambra Source/New America Media, News Report, Kyle Garcia, Posted: Sep 12, 2014

Advocates for San Gabriel Valley’s low-income Latino and Chinese elders say California’s new Cal MediConnect program needs better outreach.


Comcast Executive VP Touts Broadband Program for Low-Income Families


New America Media, Event, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Sep 11, 2014

Now in its fourth year, Comcast's Internet Essentials program has connected 1.4 million low-income Americans to broabdband Internet.


September 23 -- An Earth Day for Voters


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Sep 11, 2014

In a world where every day is a holiday a group of organizations came together and decided that surely one of these days should be dedicated to voter registration.


New Study: Prop. 47 Would Help California Address Overcrowded Prisons


New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen and Nicole Hudley, Posted: Sep 09, 2014

A measure on the November ballot would reclassify six non-violent felonies to misdemeanors in California.

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