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For Many College Students, Hunger Can ‘Make It Hard To Focus In Class’

Some schools are also using the Swipe Out Hunger program, which allows students to donate their unused meal plan vouchers, or swipes, to other students to use at campus dining halls or food pantries.

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JULY 24 PROGRAM # 8387 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. A federal judge extended indefinitely the 90-day deadline he gave the Trump administration, that ended this week, to justify the termination of DACA or begin accepting new applications and keep protections for current beneficiaries. At the same time, Texas and other Republican states that […]

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Ending Guidance on Race. Also, Latinos: An Economic Power. Also, Medicaid Block Requirements Blocked.

THURSDAY, JULY 19 PROGRAM # 8384 12:00 PM PT Ending Guidance on Race. The Trump administration is ending rules issued under President Obama to guide schools and colleges on using race in admissions decisions to make schools more diverse. What does it mean for students of color and English language learners? Guest: Rocío Inclán, Director […]

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When Erratic Teenage Behavior Means Something More

“You just want to know how they’re doing as a person. How are things going at school? How are their friends? How are they sleeping?” .

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(Español) En Chicago, seis de cada 10 arrestos son de jóvenes pobres menores de 18 años

(Español) Amy Campanelli, quien encabeza la oficina del defensor público del condado de Cook, que representa a los acusados ​​indigentes, criticó la medida por facilitar que los fiscales “quiten la libertad a alguien” antes de que él o ella hayan sido condenados.

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Immigration Edition.

TUESDAY, JUNE 12 PROGRAM # 8357 12:00 PM PT Immigration Edition. Republicans in the US House are now talking about offering a “special visa as a bridge to citizenship” for Dreamers, and warn about resorting to the discharge petition if conservative hardliners derail the talks about a solution to DACA. Also, in one of the […]

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Recognizing Suicide Risk.

MONDAY, JUNE 11 PROGRAM # 8356 12:00 PM PT Recognizing Suicide Risk. The suicide deaths of chef and TV celebrity Anthony Bourdain and fashion designer Kate Spade have catapulted this public health crisis to the nation’s headlines. Suicide behaviors have increased among Latinos, especially female teens. Experts comment on the case of the recent suicide […]

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(Español) Pese a trabas institucionales empresarios latinos son el motor de la economía de EEUU

(Español) Si el volumen del capital laitno se tratara como el PIB de un país independiente, “la economía de los latinos sería ¡la séptima más grande del mundo!”.

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Latino Youth Support Historic Nomination of Female African American Governor in Georgia

(Español) Primera vez que una mujer negra competirá por la gubernatura de Georgia, con más votantes republicanos y sin un gobernador demócrata en más de 20 años.

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Earth Day. Also, New Action on Gun Violence.

MONDAY, APRIL 23 PROGRAM # 8313 12:00 PM PT Earth Day. This year, Earth Day celebrations focus on ending plastic pollution, reforestation, and awareness about climate change. This program includes a report on California’s Proposition 68, a water and parks bond on the June 5 ballot to improve state parks, create public spaces in poor […]

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