Posts Tagged as "New America Media"

Statewide Youth Media Releases Issue #2 of Calafia

Apr. 15, 2015 / By
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Calafia is the print edition of YouthWire.org, which is a "best of" compendium of writing and reporting from youth-led community media hubs across California.

A Dream of MLK Today – Aging Against the Machine

Aug. 28, 2013 / By
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New America Media, News Analysis, Paul Kleyman

SAN FRANCISCO — Fifty. This week’s anniversary celebration of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom resounds with a worthwhile mix of critical reassessment and historical pride for the progress made since then and yet to be accomplished...

Samoan Dance Brings Healing to Violence-Prone SF Community

May. 19, 2013 / By
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Silicon Valley DeBug/ New America Media, Video, Jean Melesaine

Pelenise Faataui, a native of San Francisco’s Bayview Hunters Point neighborhood, recently began teaching Polynesian dance to friends and neighbors in the area...

California’s Lifeline to the Future

Apr. 28, 2013 / By
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The Center for Media Justice, The Utility Reform Network and New America Media invite you for a statewide ethnic media webinar and telebriefing...

Health Fair Attracts Inland Empire’s Uninsured

Mar. 20, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Video, Text: Aurora Saldivar / Video: Cesar Flores / Photos: Daniel Zapien

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following video shares the experiences of attendees at the WeConnect health and resource fair held in Riverside, California on March 2, 2013...

Health Fair Attracts Inland Empire’s Uninsured

Mar. 11, 2013 / By
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EDITOR’S NOTE: The following video shares the experiences of attendees at the WeConnect health and resource fair held in Riverside, California on March 2, 2013...

Latino Parents Shifting Black-White Paradigm in Memphis-Area Schools

Mar. 8, 2013 / By
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Hispanic parents in this city care about the education of their children just as much as any other ethnic group, declared one Hispanic mother, Marta Lopez, during a recent town hall discussion on education...

As Beyoncé Endorses Soda, Youth Warn of the ‘Sugar Zombies’

Feb. 7, 2013 / By
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Press Release • Anna Challet, New America Media

Ed. Note: Organized in the fall of 2012, the Soda Sucks anti-advertising campaign, sponsored by New America Media, invited youth from across California to “outsmart the soda advertisers.” Soda Sucks awards were contested in two categories: poster and spoken word/video. ..

After Newtown, Teachers Are the New Heroes

Dec. 18, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Andrew Lam, Posted: Dec 18, 2012
Long ago in my native homeland, Vietnam, I used to bow...

Soda Tax Lost, But Richmond, Calif. Still Won (Sort of)

Nov. 7, 2012 / By
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New America Media/Richmond Pulse, News Report, Tania Pulido, Posted: Nov 07, 2012

RICHMOND, Calif. – Billboards for No on Measure N, the controversial soda tax that voters here rejected on Tuesday, have been a constant image over the last several months as I rode my bike through the city...

Minorities, Poor Breathe Worse Air Pollution, Study Finds

Nov. 4, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Cheryl Katz, Posted: Nov 04, 2012

Tiny particles of air pollution contain more hazardous ingredients in non-white and low-income communities than in affluent white ones, a new study shows...

Piedmont High Students Talk About ‘Sex Fantasy League’ -Degrading Girls Is the Air Boys Breathe

Nov. 2, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Sean Shavers, Posted: Nov 01, 2012

Editor’s note: Students first names have been changed to protect them from possible repercussions from other students...