Homes Without Dads -- The Hurt That Will Not Heal

Homes Without Dads -- The Hurt That Will Not Heal

New America Media, News Feature, Lottie L. Joiner, Posted: Apr 28, 2016

Sociologists often can point to the adverse behaviors associated with father absenteeism, the psychologists are trying to figure out why.


Moms Say Dental Care Tops List for Medi-Cal Kids-- Dentists Are MIA


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 27, 2016

For undocumented parents getting dental care for their children is top priority. They say that will be the main reason they will enroll their children in full-scope Medi-Cal next month.


Old and Homeless: Aging Hard and Fast on Spokane’s Streets


Spokane Spokesman-Review/New America Media , News Report, Tyler Tjomsland, Posted: Apr 27, 2016

Grow old along the streets--the worst is yet to be. Homeless outreach workers are witnessing the accelerated aging of Spokane’s poorest seniors.


Long Beach Orgs Prepare for Launch of Health4All Kids


Long Beach VoiceWaves, News Report, Rebecca Medel, Posted: Apr 26, 2016

Community orgs in Central West Long Beach, home to the highest concentration of undocumented immigrants in LA County, are preparing for the launch of SB4. In preparation for the start of SB4 next month, the Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition (LBIRC) is partnering with The Children’s Clinic and the City of Long Beach’s Health and Human Services to enroll community members.


Marijuana: Arab Smokers, Religious Scholars Weigh In


Arab American News, News Feature, Samer Hijazi, Posted: Apr 26, 2016

The older generation of Muslims and Arabs are quick to call a cannabis smoker a "hashash," which in English roughly translates to "fiend" or "high on."


L.A. Community Groups: Parks Are an Environmental Justice Issue


New America Media, News Report, George White, Posted: Apr 25, 2016

In the wake of a 2014 LA County proposition vote that narrowly rejected a ballot measure that would have funded future maintenance and improvements of parks,


Calls for Urgent Response to Environmental Disaster in Vietnam


Vietnam Right Now, News Report, Posted: Apr 25, 2016

The Vietnamese government is under pressure to take decisive action as the scale of the environmental disaster off the central coast becomes apparent.


SF Dist. Attorney: Police Union Messaging on Prop. 47 'Disingenuous'


New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Apr 24, 2016

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon said that the recent spike in property crimes in the city has little to do with Prop. 47.


Educators Routinely Ignore a Captive Audience - Schools in Juvenile Hall Get an ‘F’


New America Media, News Report, Anna Challet, Posted: Apr 22, 2016

In California, the schools for kids detained in the juvenile justice system are failing at the job of educating young people in detention.


Study: With New Medicare Benefit, Doctors Look Beyond ‘Death Panels’


New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Apr 22, 2016

Medicare now reimburses doctors for consulting on patients’ end-of-life wishes. But a new study shows diverse physicians struggling over that conversation.

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