On the low levels of participation among young voters, Ayón points to the traditional vote model. It predicts the likelihood of someone voting on a person’s proximity on factors like age, income, and educational level, all of which are less attributable in young voters.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 23 PROGRAM #9055 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Voting in the Valley. A congressional district in California’s Central Valley, CD-21, where residents are younger and poorer and mostly Latino, is one of the five lowest voting districts in the country. Two years ago, a crucial race was decided by a few hundred votes. […]
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 20 PROGRAM #9049 11:00 AM PT Extra Edition: Young Voters. Hundreds of young volunteers and Latinx celebrities are descending on the battleground states of Arizona, Georgia and North Carolina to help Spanish-speaking voters navigate through the hurdles of the system. Organizers comment on this effort. Also, Also, a look into the case of […]
MONDAY, OCTOBER 12 PROGRAM #9038 12:00 PM PT Castro Makes History as First Chancellor of Color. This is an interview with Dr. Joseph Castro, who is becoming the first chancellor of color in the history of CSU, the largest university system in the nation. He talks about how his experience as a first generation student […]
MONDAY, OCTOBER 12 PROGRAM #9037 11:00 AM PT California: Propositions and Education. An education beat reporter examines the repercussions on the state’s public education system of three measures on the California ballot: Proposition 15, to fund schools through taxes on big business; Proposition 16, which restores affirmative action; and Proposition 18, which allows some teens […]
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 25 PROGRAM #9018 12:00 PM PT Mexico Edition. Six years ago, 43 students from Ayotzinapa College disappeared in the Mexican town of Iguala after being attacked by federal, state and local police. This mass kidnapping has become a symbol of police violence and impunity. The current López Obrador administration created a special commission, […]
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 17 PROGRAM #9009 11:00 AM PT Distance Learning Denied? Almost all California students began the new school year in distance learning mode, receiving their education online. But at least 20 percent of California families don’t have home Internet access, threatening a large number of students with ending up deprived of their right to […]
(Español) Muertes de menores de 21 años por Covid-19: 45% latinos, 29% negros y 14% blancos, dice nuevo Informe
(Español) “Hubo 71 muertes entre los menores de 17 años, incluida una docena de bebés. Las 50 muertes restantes tenían entre 18 y 20 años… Aun así el 10% de los casos fatales ocurrió en niños menores de 1 año”.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 PROGRAM # 8993 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. As wildfires rage across Northern California, undocumented workers from evacuated areas stay away from emergency shelters for fear of ICE and set up improvised camps, where they are at high risk of coronavirus infection and disease. On other news, the spouse of an immigrant […]
MONDAY, AUGUST 31 PROGRAM # 8991 12:00 PM PT Chicano Moratorium: Fifty Years. 50 years ago, a peace march and rally protesting the disproportionate Chicano casualties in the Vietnam War, turned violent after being attacked by the police, leaving several dead, including journalist Ruben Salazar. The historic march has left an indelible mark in the […]