Community Roundtable Puts Spotlight on Scams Targeting Immigrant, Minority Communities

Community Roundtable Puts Spotlight on Scams Targeting Immigrant, Minority Communities

The kNOw Youth Media, News Report, Miguel Bibanco and Hannah Esqueda, Posted: Jan 20, 2017

Officials say immigrant, low-income and minority communities in California's Central San Joaquin Valley are among the most frequently targeted by fraud.


With Incidents Increasing, What's Being Done to Prevent Senior Falls?


Chicago Tribune/New America Media , News Report, Mark Taylor , Posted: Jan 20, 2017

One-third of seniors fall each year, leading to 734,000 hospitalizations and more than 30,200 deaths. The national cost will reach $60 billion by 2020,


At Interfaith Gathering, Affirmation of Support for Muslims, Minorities


New America Media, Commentary, Hasan Zillur Rahim, Posted: Jan 18, 2017

Citing Martin Luther King, Dublin-born San Jose Diocese Bishop Patrick J. McGrath told an interfaith gathering in San Jose to stand up again rising Islamophobia in the U.S.


Hella Used to Mean Something


Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Russel Morse, Posted: Jan 17, 2017

When I was a kid, hella used to mean something. Now hella has gone where slang words go to die: The Merriam-Webster Dictionary.


Do White And Black Older Adults Perceive Social Status Differently?


WUNC Public Radio/New America Media, News Report, Leoneda Inge , Posted: Jan 15, 2017

As black elders pack events celebrating their years, experts say white retirees may find their status diminished more by exclusion and age discrimination.


Numbers of Filipino American Elders, Other Aging Minorities on the Rise


Philippine News/New America Media , News Report, Neil Gonzales, Posted: Jan 13, 2017

The number of Asian American elders will quadruple in the next 30 years, and one-in five will be Filipino, the second largest Asian group in the U.S. Many will age in poverty.


Fighting Ageism, Seniors’ Isolation Across Generations


KSFR Public Radio/New America Media, News Feature, Deborah Martinez , Posted: Jan 12, 2017

Over half of Americans 75-plus live alone, and a quarter of older Americans’ lives are at risk due to loneliness. But a new perspective can help.


Color Me Bad? Scientist Calls Negative Stereotypes a 'Threat' to Black Health


NBCBLK/New America Media, News Report, Chandra Thomas Whitfield, Posted: Jan 11, 2017

When blacks or others in a minority group like absorb negative stereotypes that can threaten their health. One expert shows how to reduce that impact.


Dakota Access Pipeline Battle in Deep Freeze. But for How Long?


Indian Country Today, News Feature, Jenni Monet, Posted: Jan 10, 2017

Flood plains and federal policy are among the challenges facing tribal leaders and water protectors at Standing Rock


Duterte Open to Joint Military Drills, Warming Ties with Russia


Asian Journal, News Report, Dana Sioson, Posted: Jan 10, 2017

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is open to having joint war exercises with Russia, Malacañang Palace said on Thursday, January 5.

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