Silicon Valley De-Bug, Video, Posted: Dec 31, 2011
In San Jose, California, Occupy protesters were asked: What is your resolution for Occupy in 2012?
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 31, 2011
In Richmond, Calif., consumption of sugar-sweetened drinks like soda presents as much of a threat to community health as illegal narcotics.
New America Media, Op-ed, Posted: Dec 31, 2011
Imprisonment as punishment for youth makes zero sense, when considering the way their brains develop.
New America Media / Salon.com, First Person, Posted: Dec 30, 2011
A young Cambodian from Long Beach finds solace in his father, who accepts him as gay.
New America Media, News Analysis, Posted: Dec 30, 2011
Violence caused by the re-release of Air Jordan sneakers shows how far society has fallen under the spell of hollow status symbols.
New America Media / Salon.com, First Person, Posted: Dec 29, 2011
For one young man from the Bay Area, there is less comfort in being undocumented than there is in being gay.
New America Media / Salon.com, First Person, Posted: Dec 28, 2011
Growing up gay in a Catholic, Latino household in rural California, Andrés just assumed his father would reject him. He was wrong.
New America Media / Salon.com, First Person, Posted: Dec 27, 2011
For a young Samoan from San Jose, coming to terms with her homosexuality was complicated by culture, family and religion.
Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Dec 26, 2011
Before the 99 percent captured the world’s attention, another number helped energize an often overlooked part America’s electorate: 58 percent
New America Media / Salon.com, First Person, Posted: Dec 26, 2011
After years of dancing awkwardly around the issue of homosexuality, a mother becomes an ally to her gay daughter.
Firstpost.com, Commentary, Posted: Dec 25, 2011
Charles de Gaulle famously said, “My only international rival is Tintin.” Now Hergé’s Tintin will have his own rival — Spielberg’s Tintin.
New America Media, Commentary, Posted: Dec 23, 2011
We do what we can because we realize that even with the economic uncertainty we cannot afford to see our students fail.
iWatch News, News Feature, Posted: Dec 13, 2011
Kern County is at the leading edge of a contentious debate over where to draw the line in exacting school discipline, after the Central Valley's school districts are suspending and expelling students for a broad range of indiscretions. This piece first ran on iWatch News, a project of The Center for Public Integrity.
New America Media, Video, Posted: Dec 13, 2011
A Fresno student shoulders the blame for her suspensions, but believes the schools could have done more to support her.
New America Media, News Feature, Posted: Dec 13, 2011
The money she pulls in varies from day to day, but the 24-year-old street musician derives her joy from being able to connect with the community.
New America Media, News Report, Posted: Dec 12, 2011
Over 5,000 children nationwide sent letters to Congress last week calling for more humane deportations than current policies harming children and their families.
South Kern Sol , News Feature, Posted: Dec 11, 2011
Latino LGBT youth speak of rejection by their family and classmates, but an expert advises they be patient and build a circle of those they can trust over time.
Investigative Reporting Workshop , News Report, Posted: Dec 10, 2011
Young and old protested Thursday on the Mall in Washington calling on Congress to extend the payroll tax holiday and unemployment benefits.
Richmond Pulse, News Report, Posted: Dec 09, 2011
San Francisco Bay Area youth and police map out the region’s drug preferences – and link the results to health risks and violence.