Young Muslims Choosing to Wear the Hijab Despite Rising Tide of Islamophobia
 

Young Muslims Choosing to Wear the Hijab Despite Rising Tide of Islamophobia

New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Apr 21, 2014

A new generation of Muslims is choosing to show their faith publicly, despite the personal challenges this brings.

 

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.

 

Lack of Information and Funds Keeps DACA Applications Low

 

EGP, News Report, Jacqueline García, Posted: Apr 05, 2014

An estimated 1.6 million undocumented individuals are eligible to receive deferred action status, but fewer than half of those who may qualify have applied.

 

Can President Obama Stop Deportations?

 

Equal Voice News, News Report, Maureen O'Hagan, Posted: Apr 04, 2014

Since Pres. Barack Obama took office in 2009, almost 2 million people have been deported.

 

A Vow to End Maryland’s Diversion of Foster Youth’s Benefits

 

New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Apr 02, 2014

Federal benefits for individual foster youth are routinely used by the vast majority of states to reimburse themselves.

Youth Creates Science Project That Gives The Blind Hope

 

Asian Fortune, News Report, Posted: Mar 27, 2014

“Google it,” Neil told his son, which led the young California boy to learn about Braille. He was stunned, however, that an average Braille printer costs $2,000.

 

Indie Rock Band Wins Over Toughest Critics: Their Immigrant Parents

 

KoreAm, News Feature, Steve Han, Posted: Mar 27, 2014

Performing on TV "gave us another year before our parents asked why we weren’t in law school," said Run River North singer Alex Hwang.

 

Why Oakland's a Tech Start-up Game Changer

 

Oakland Local, News Report, Barbara Grady, Posted: Mar 13, 2014

Oakland’s tech industry appears to be more diverse than the largely white male and Asian male tech industries across the bay and down the peninsula.

 

The Untapped Movement to Shrink Mass Incarceration

 

Silicon Valley De-Bug, Video, Raj Jayadev, Posted: Mar 13, 2014

Is it time for community members to work with an often overwhelmed public defender system to keep people out of prison in the U.S.? One organizer in California says, "Yes."

Lawsuit: Juvenile Solitary Confinement Blocks Education

 

Colorlines, News Report, Posted: Mar 03, 2014

The Obama administration has a message for juvenile detention facilities: All kids—even youth with disabilities held in solitary confinement—are entitled to appropriate public education.

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