Community Activists Urge More Asians to Enroll in DACA
 

Community Activists Urge More Asians to Enroll in DACA

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 03, 2015

Only one-quarter of Korean youth and a similar portion of Filipino youth eligible for DACA have applied.

 

Long Beach Native Americans Enraged by Junipero Serra Sainthood

 

Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Michael Lozano, Posted: Feb 28, 2015

After Pope Francis announced his plan to canonize Serra in mid-January, many local Native Americans have voiced opposition to naming the Spanish Franciscan as a saint.

 

An Edge for Indian Americans Under Common Core

 

India West, News Report, Lisa Tsering, Posted: Feb 27, 2015

Subathra Ramanathan teaches at North Star Academy in Redwood City and says Common Core allows high achieving students to "widen their repertoire of learning."

 

For a Few Lucky Seniors, Happy Endings in Living Situations

 

The Virginian-Pilot/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Simpson, Posted: Feb 26, 2015

Low and middle-income elders have few safe housing-and-health care options, but some are benefiting from service-rich programs that should be expanded.

 

Elder Abuse Rising in Care Facilities Mixing the Frail and the Disturbed

 

The Virginian-Pilot/New America Media , News Report, Elizabeth Simpson, Posted: Feb 25, 2015

Seniors unable to afford private care homes are increasingly victimized by other residents placed in poorly funded homes with dementia or mental illness.

 

Dori Maynard, Diversity Champion, Dies at 56

 

Maynard Institute, News Report, David DeBolt, Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Dori J. Maynard, president of the Robert C. Maynard institute for Journalism Education and longtime champion of diversity in journalism and civic life, died Tuesday at her West Oakland, Calif., home, the Institute announced. She was 56.

 

Getting a Driver’s License Is Economic Lifeline for Immigrants

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Feb 24, 2015

Villar is among an estimated 1.4 million undocumented residents in the state who are eligible for a driver’s license under a bill (AB 60) passed in California in 2013.

 

Loving the Puget Sound to Death

 

New America Media, News Feature, Madeline Ostrander, Posted: Feb 23, 2015

Four decades after the passage of the Clean Water Act, regulators haven’t kept up with the pollution that growing populations put on America’s shorelines.

 

Limited English Proficiency Plays Role in CA’s Low Voter Turnout Rates of Asians and Latinos

 

New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Feb 23, 2015

With one in nine eligible California voters speaking only limited English, many don’t know what help and services are available to them in the electoral process.

 

San Francisco Seniors Cross the Digital Divide

 

KALW Public Radio/New America Media , News Feature, Jen Chien, Posted: Feb 20, 2015

If you think older Americans can’t learn digital tricks, SF Connected has a myth-busting class for you.

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