In Kern County, residents report that when they go to get healthcare, to their children’s schools, or to ask for emergency help, a lot of the time they can’t find an interpreter who speaks the same language.
TUESDAY, JULY 28. PROGRAM # 7574 12:00 PM PT The Bilingual Advantage. Is being bilingual good for your job prospects? Contrary to what English Only proponents would say, leading scholars conclude that bilingual speakers enjoy a number of economic benefits in today’s globalized U.S. labor market. An education expert discusses the economics of bilingualism for […]
TUESDAY, JULY 14. PROGRAM # 7564 12:00 PM PT DAPA Hearing in New Orleans. The appeal to lift DAPA injunction was heard on Friday in a court of appeals in New Orleans. Many advocates from around the country rallied in front of the court urging the judges to allow the temporary deportation relief program to […]
(Español) Este falló sobre la acción afirmativa introduce una amplia declaración general de la Corte Suprema que afirma la inconstitucionalidad de considerar la raza en absoluto, lo que tendrá efecto dominó a través de todo el país y barrerá con estas provisiones a través de las universidades privadas así como las públicas.
In some schools in Oakland, three out of four children have lost a loved one to violence. The effects spill over into the classroom.
THURSDAY, JUNE 18. PROGRAM # 7546 12:00 PM PT Tackling Child Care Crisis. In an effort to tackle the crisis in the health care system in California, the governor and leaders in the Legislature agreed to increase support to expand access to child care for low-income families in the state. In addition, the state assembly […]
A stray bullet cost Jacqueline Funes months of schooling, and she is now struggling to be able to learn, and live, as she did before.
Anti-immigrant policies put in place by the Arizona government received another hit, when a state court helped open the doors to higher education for immigrant youth who had been denied the opportunity. Valeria Fernandez has more from Phoenix.
TUESDAY, MAY 12. PROGRAM # 7519 12:00 PM PT Reforming Detention Centers. After visiting immigrant detention centers in several states, Catholic bishops found flaws in due process and human rights protections and are releasing this week a series of recommendations to reform the US immigrant detention system. A prominent leader of the Catholic church discusses […]
(Español) Los organizadores dijeron que existe un compromiso de más de 80 millones de dólares de empresas como American Express, Deloitte, Discovery Communications y News Corp., para ayudar a las empresas del sector privado a lidiar con los obstáculos que los jóvenes negros y latinos enfrentan en sus comunidades.