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Articles Published in January, 2013

Citizen Children Experience Trauma After Separation From Immigrant Parents

For María Vasques, the four years she spent without the presence of her mother were full of mental distress. She grew lonely, fearful and full of anxiety. Now, María (25) takes care of her half-sister, Francis, who suffered similar symptoms after her father was forced to leave in 2007.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationPolitics

When Traffic Stops Go Bad — How Cops Demean Black and Brown Men

Traffic stops by police in urban communities go bad far too frequently because of patrol policies that demean and rob minority residents of their dignity.
categories Public SafetyRace/Ethnic Relations

The Only Job I Can Do—A Young Mother’s Farm Work Story

Young farmworker Lorena Hernandez, a single mother from Mexico, describes her toil with little chance for education—and a future.
categories BusinessEconomyImmigration

‘Obamacare’ Offers Young Adult Health Care and Peace of Mind

The mother of a 24-year-old unemployed woman in Los Angeles says that Obamacare has made it possible for her daughter to be able to seek treatment for her diabetes, asthma and obesity.
categories HealthPolitics

MUSD Chooses Congressional Aid to Fill Vacant School Board Seat

The provisional appointee will serve until the next board elections in Nov.
categories EducationNeighborhoods

Homeless Black Youth Largely Invisible to Service Providers

A new study cites differences in how African American and white youth experience homelessness.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealthRace/Ethnic RelationsYouth

Across the Region, Officials Prioritize Economy and Beautification Projects for 2013

EGP asked city officials and district representatives what would be one thing that they would like to accomplish in 2013 before the end of the fiscal year in July, as well as what the biggest challenge their city or district faces this year.
categories NeighborhoodsPolitics

A New Year, a New Term: Questions for Congresswoman Judy Chu

Congresswoman Judy Chu (D-El Monte) was re-elected to represent Alhambra and other cities in the San Gabriel Valley last November. Chu tells us about her plans for a new term.
categories NeighborhoodsPoliticsProfiles

California Laws 2013: Birth Control, Driver’s License for the Undocumented, Funeral Picketing & Foreclosure

New Year & New Laws: Registered nurses will be able to dispense contraceptives such as the pill; No discrimination based on religious dress or grooming.
category Politics

J’can Comedic Icon Oliver Made a Quick One Stop in “Who A Di Don”

Besides love, hate and betrayal, Samuels looks at the issues of don-man-ship and how it has impacted the island of Jamaica for decades.
category Arts & Culture
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