Imagine working long days and not coming home with enough money to support your family. Then imagine working to pay for a truck that you cannot afford, but have to fund in order to work the next day. This is the reality for more than 50,000 misclassified port truck drivers nationwide.
As two major Cambodian important dates-- Khmer New Year on April 13 and the Day of Remembrance on May 20-- approach, we spoke to local ethnic media hub, Khmerican, about the importance of connecting Cambodian-Americans with the homeland.
A recent local measles outbreak involved a student from CSULB, who came back from winter break in January with the measles. The student, who has not been identified, has since recovered but exposed at least 20 other students.
Hundreds of students, parents, administrators and community leaders came together LBUSD's first-ever Students of Color Townhall meeting to discuss what it would take make sure that all students succeeded in school.
Thanks in part to GSAN activism, trans and queer youth across Southern California are demanding that political leaders speak out about the pervasive violence targeting trans women of color, and that investments be made specifically benefiting transgender leadership of color.