Pacific News Service dba New America Media Announces Closure of Organization

Pacific News Service dba New America Media Announces Closure of Organization

New America Media, Press Release, Posted: Nov 01, 2017

The board of directors and staff announced today that the two entities will cease operations by November 30, 2017.


Ageism Is Everywhere — Here's What We Can Do About It


Minneapolis Star Tribune/New America Media, News Report, Katy Read , Posted: Oct 31, 2017

Casual age bias is so pervasive that most of us don't even realize we're doing it. The first step to fighting it, experts say, is to simply be aware of it.


New Push Urges Immigrants to File for Citizenship in Illinois


New America Media, News Report, Frederick Lowe, Posted: Oct 30, 2017

A coalition of immigrant rights groups have joined a campaign urging permanent residents to apply for citizenship after Illinois restored funding for immigration services.


Democratic Lawmakers Push DHS to Withhold Dreamer Info From ICE


La Opinion, News Report, Posted: Oct 25, 2017

In a letter to interim DHS Secretary Elaine Duke, a group of 39 Democratic lawmakers urged the department not to use the personal data of Dreamers to deport them.


Did the FBI Just Declare War on Black People?


Black Voice News, Op-ed, Julianne Malveaux, Posted: Oct 24, 2017

Despite no evidence of an organized "movement," the FBI has described Black people who have rallied for equality and criminal justice reform as "Black Identity Extremists."


Can Technology Predict Falls in Older Adults?


Next Avenue/New America Media, News Report, Randy Rieland, Posted: Oct 23, 2017

Fascinating new research--from home sensors to virtual reality--sheds light on how to prevent deadly falls in older people.


A Prominent Political Leader is Murdered in Mexico


New America Media, News Report, Kent Paterson, Posted: Oct 17, 2017

Authorities confirmed Sunday the death of Ranferi Hernandez Acevedo, a founder of the Party of the Democratic Revolution (PRD) as well as an ex-state legislator.


Puerto Rican Imams Step Up for Puerto Rico


The Muslim Link, News Report, Wendy Diaz, Posted: Oct 16, 2017

Puerto Rican imams living in the United States are banding together to bring aid to the island as it struggles to rebuild in the wake of hurricane Maria.


Financial Circumstances Have People Over 50 Working Longer


Washington Informer, Profile, Kevin McNeir, Posted: Oct 14, 2017

Despite a Harvard MBA, after turning 50—and the recession--black entrepreneur Elizabeth White struggled to keep up appearances to get business.


Stacey Abrams Wants to be America’s First Black Female Governor


Washington Informer, News Report, Stacy Brown, Posted: Oct 13, 2017

Stacey Abrams, the Georgia House minority leader, says she's undaunted by the stranglehold the GOP has had on the governor's mansion for the past 15 years.

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