Older Hispanics Unable to Recover from Recession

Older Hispanics Unable to Recover from Recession

Equal Voice, News Feature, Susannah Nesmith , Posted: Sep 16, 2011

The recovery has been more like quicksand for Older Hispanics, whose homes are financially “under water” and jobs are more scarce than for younger workers.


Green Jobs: A Promise Unfulfilled


Investigative Reporting Workshop, News Report, Russ Choma, Posted: Sep 08, 2011

Green job-training initiatives implemented during Obama's presidency have fallen far short of the hype.


Writing the Tea Party Epitaph is Not Just Premature but Absurd


New America Media, Commentary, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Aug 06, 2011

Far from writing the epitaph for the Tea Party, pundits should write about its rise in power.


Speculators Drive Pain at the Gas Pump


New America Media, News Report, Earl Ofari Hutchinson, Posted: Apr 14, 2011

The real reason why oil and gas prices jumped during most of the 30-month period when there was no turmoil in the Middle East & demand for oil and gas was low.

HUD Grant Targets AAPI Homeowners


Nguoi Viet, News Report, Posted: Feb 07, 2011

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has awarded the National Coalition for Asian Pacific American Community Development (National CAPACD) a $785,000 grant to administer a national housing counseling program targeting Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) in 10 states.

California High-Speed Rail Project Bypassing Minority Businesses?


New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Dec 08, 2010

One of the largest public works projects in the country is leaving out minority-owned businesses.


Will Foreclosure Scandal Lead to Better Laws—or Just a Pause?


New America Media, News Report, Ngoc Nguyen and Suzanne Manneh, Posted: Oct 19, 2010

Amid outrage at lenders' behavior and calls for a national moratorium on foreclosures, one homeowner's frustration speaks for millions.


When Banks Say No, Micro-Lenders Help Small Businesses Get Green


New America Media, News Report, Anuja Seith, Posted: Sep 17, 2010

With big U.S. banks snubbing drycleaners and other ethnic-owned small businesses, micro-lenders are filing the void, providing loans to help them stay competitive by going green.


California Seniors Want Stimulus Help


Black Voice News, News Report, Linnie Frank Bailey, Posted: Jun 09, 2010

As California's Inland region unemployment hovers near 15%, many are questioning the usefulness of the stimulus in creating jobs.


Report: Educated Asian Americans Struggle to Find Jobs


New America Media, News Report, Vivian Po, Posted: Jun 06, 2010

A new report shows college-educated Asian Americans have a harder time finding jobs than whites.

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