In some schools in Oakland, three out of four children have lost a loved one to violence. The effects spill over into the classroom.
TUESDAY, JUNE 9. PROGRAM # 7539 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A leading immigration advocate comments on the next steps after a federal court of appeals decided to leave in place an injunction blocking President Obama’s executive actions. He outlines the scenarios, the legal strategies and the prospective timeline. He also comments on the calls […]
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.
TUESDAY, MAY 26. PROGRAM # 7529 12:00 PM PT Presidential Hopefuls and Latino Vote. A Democratic presidential contender met with Dreamers and hired a prominent Dreamer and immigration activist to lead Latino outreach. This is perhaps the boldest move in the fight for the Latino vote. As some presidential hopefuls are campaigning in Spanish, we […]
WEDNESDAY, MAY 13. PROGRAM # 7520 12:00 PM PT Latinos and the Digital Divide. For many Latinos, Smartphones are the only way to go online to meet their basic information needs. Latinos are more likely to depend on their Smartphones to find health services, educational content and other essential needs. What does it mean for […]
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 […]
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29. PROGRAM # 7510 12:00 PM PT Baltimore Riots, Curfew. Baltimore exploded into violent riots following the funeral for Freddie Gray, a young African American who died of a spinal cord injury while in police custody. A curfew has been imposed and thousands of police and National Guard troops patrol the streets. A […]
These young people, children of janitors, home caregivers and other low-wage jobs, are also trying to get more young people to commit to voting and reclaim what they call the American Dream. Our correspondent in Los Angeles, Rubén Tapia, has more.
MONDAY, APRIL 6. PROGRAM # 7493 12:00 PM PT – 2PM PT Ayotzinapa Forum Hour 2: A Repeat. This program is a rebroadcast of the community forum in San Francisco with parents and friends of the 43 missing students from the Rural Teachers’ Training College in Ayotzinapa, México. The forum program is now available as […]
MONDAY, APRIL 6. PROGRAM # 7492 12:00 PM PT – 2PM PT Ayotzinapa Forum Hour 1: A Repeat. This program is a rebroadcast of the community forum in San Francisco with parents and friends of the 43 missing students from the Rural Teachers’ Training College in Ayotzinapa, México. The forum program is now available as […]