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Articles by Jacob Simas

Q&A: Napolitano On Diversity, Academics and the Undocumented at U.C.

UC President Janet Napolitano says it was the promise of the California dream, which is really the "American Dream on steroids," that drew her to the state.
categories EducationImmigrationRace/Ethnic Relations

Q&A: Considering Farmworker Health and the Affordable Care Act

Federal immigration policy stands in the way of the ACA being fully implemented for hundreds of thousands of farm workers.
categories HealthImmigrationPolitics

California’s Pickiest Eaters Grade New School Lunches

Defying stereotypes, peer interviews with students on lunch lines reveal that most want more food, fresher food and greater variety.
categories EducationFoodHealth

In California, Students and Parents Prefer the New School Lunches

A new poll finds that in California, students and parents are pleased with the healthier meals being served at school.
categories EducationFood

"Carwasheros" Cleaning Up L.A.'s Carwash Industry

Car wash workers in Los Angeles County are building a movement for basic labor protections — and getting results.
categories BusinessJusticeMultimedia
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