Posts Tagged as "children"

Budget Cuts Threaten Health Care Access to California’s Kids

Jun. 24, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Mike Odeh, Posted: Jun 22, 2012

Yesterday, Governor Jerry Brown and legislative leaders announced a budget deal that unnecessarily jeopardizes the health of California’s children...

Support Gap in Kinship Care

Jun. 24, 2012 / By
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By John Oliver-Santiago

 John Oliver is a former VoiceWaves Journalist and a 2012 Education Reporting for Youth Fellow...

Know Your Rights to Advocate for Your Autistic Child

Jun. 17, 2012 / By
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Eastern Group Publications, News Feature, Gloria Angelina Castillo, Posted: Jun 17, 2012

Editor’s Note: This is the final part in a three-part series...

Diaper Drive is Love in Action

Jun. 12, 2012 / By
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News Feature, Taisa Grant

What are the fundamental needs of a single mother of two, pregnant with her third child?..

Envisioning a Healthier Future Symposium

May. 20, 2012 / By
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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Time: 9:00 AM
Registration Time: 8:00 AM
City of Long Beach Gas/Oil Department
2400 East Spring Street
Long Beach, CA 90806

Envisioning a Healthier Future: Improving the Health of Women, Infants and Families through a Life Course Perspective...

The Challenge for Kids’ Health Insurance – Keeping Them Enrolled

Mar. 14, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Viji Sundaram, Posted: Mar 14, 2012

When the breadwinner of a Hmong family in Merced, Calif., lost his employer-sponsored health insurance coverage when he got laid off from his job last year, he didn’t think to find a public insurance program for his 5-year-old son...

Single Mom Takes Steps Toward Self-Sufficiency

Feb. 29, 2012 / By
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By Aurora Saldivar
Coachella Unincorporated

Coachella, Calif. – Barbara Sandoval, a single mother of two girls, often rises at the crack of dawn in order to make her 5 a.m...

Reporter Reflects a Month After Death of Elijah Bañuelos

Feb. 24, 2012 / By
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On January 25, Elijah Bañuelos was fatally shot while standing in an open garage with his father in a quiet Coachella neighborhood.

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Resources for Children’s Health in Long Beach

Feb. 7, 2012 / By
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As part of VoiceWaves mission to spotlight Long Beach Community Resources to Build a Healthy Community, we present The Children’s Clinic. ..

Reading with Kids to Get Them Ready for School

Nov. 28, 2011 / By
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New America Media, News Feature, Vivian Po, Posted: Nov 27, 2011
LOS ANGELES — On a Thursday afternoon in early November, over 50 parents, mostly Latinos, packed a little classroom at Victoria Avenue Elementary in south Los Angeles, eager to learn about how they can help their children to read...

New Data Show a Few Less Children, More Seniors in Poverty

Nov. 10, 2011 / By
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Investigative Reporting Workshop, News Report, Kat Aaron, Posted: Nov 08, 2011
WASHINGTON, D.C.–New numbers released Monday by the U.S...