New America Media

New America Media New America Media is the country's first and largest national collaboration and advocate of 3,000 ethnic news organizations. Over 57 million ethnic adults connect to each other, to home countries and to America through 3000+ ethnic media outlets, the fastest growing sector of American journalism. Founded by the nonprofit Pacific News Service in 1996, NAM is headquartered in California with offices in New York and Washington D.C., and partnerships with journalism schools to grow local associations of ethnic media.

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California Lawmakers Move to Protect Undocumented Workers

Jul. 14, 2017 / By

Under the Immigrant Worker Protection Act, employers would be required to ask for a warrant before they allow immigration enforcement agents onto the worksite.

Help Us Document the Rise in Hate Crimes

May. 12, 2017 / By
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Hate crimes are rising, but documenting them may help stop them.

How Safe Are DACA Recipients?

Apr. 3, 2017 / By
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The recent detention of several DACA recipients has raised questions about their protections. Here are some clarifications.

Despite Backlash Against Muslim Ban, Immigrants Still Vulnerable

Feb. 13, 2017 / By

The same week the Ninth Circuit decision was announced in San Francisco, ICE arrested approximately 160 people in Southern California.

Gentrifying the Coast: High Costs Block Beach Access for Poor, Poll Finds

Feb. 6, 2017 / By and
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Expensive parking and overnight accommodations limit coastal access for visitors especially people of color and low-income groups.

Obama Expands CA Coastal Monument, Spurs New Generation of Coastal Stewards

Jan. 13, 2017 / By
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President Obama's announcement puts the spotlight on the state's coast just when rising seas and development threaten to erode access for millions.

What Immigrant Communities Can Do to Prepare for Trump

Nov. 14, 2016 / By
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Experts say to keep a close eye on the president-elect’s transition team and his appointments for clues as to what to expect in 2017.

Asian American Voters Not Being Engaged in Ca.’s Ballot Initiative Process

Oct. 21, 2016 / By
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A new survey of Asian American voters in California finds that many do not vote on ballot initiatives because they don't know enough about them.

Editorial: Bring Back the Assault Weapons Ban

Jun. 15, 2016 / By

There are moments when as a member of the ethnic press we must leverage our collective voice, to push our nation’s leaders to act in the interest of the communities we serve. This is one of those moments.

‘Daze of Justice’ Film Highlights Long Beach’s Khmer Refugees

May. 18, 2016 / By
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The documentary explores the trauma of silence following the Cambodian genocide and highlights Long Beach voices.

Advocates Challenge Law Enforcement on How Prop. 47 Savings Should Be Spent

Apr. 13, 2016 / By
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California stands to save millions of dollars due to reductions in jail and prison populations from Prop. 47. Who will determine where the savings go?

Young People Reveal Holes in the Foster Care Safety Net

Feb. 29, 2016 / By
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Reforms to the foster system have gone into effect in California - Assembly Bill 12 now lets youth stay in foster care until age 21.