TUESDAY, MAY 17. PROGRAM # 7784 12:00 PM PT Bridging the Digital Divide. Low-income families may now have access to high-quality, high-speed Internet access thanks to reforms that made broadband service more affordable for millions of people. The federal government launched a series of initiatives, including ConnectALL, ConnectHome, and modernized Lifeline, a program designed to […]
TUESDAY, APRIL 19. PROGRAM # 7764 12:00 PM PT Migrant Rights to Higher Forum. This is a report on two petitions to the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights in Washington DC. The family of Anastasio Hernández Rojas and international law experts urge the human rights body to hold Border Patrol agents accountable in the brutal […]
MONDAY, APRIL 18. PROGRAM # 7763 12:00 PM PT Supreme Court Hears DAPA Case. Today, the US Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case challenging President Obama’s immigration executive actions, known as DAPA and DACA plus. Thousands rally outside the court urging the justices to lift the block against the presidential orders. In this […]
(Español) Un 70 por ciento de todos estos jóvenes son referidos a la policía, o reciben una multa, o han estado arrestados en la escuela. “Y estos son estudiantes latinos y afroamericanos… esto es lo que vemos en las calles también, ¡más policías!, en vez de invertir en la comunidad… es el reflejo de esa política, pero en términos de la educación”.
THURSDAY, APRIL 7. PROGRAM # 7756 12:00 PM PT School Cops, or Counselors? The largest school districts in the nation hire more police than counselors, at a time when many believe guidance counselors would be more effective to address school safety and violence than armed officers. Students of color, a majority in those districts, are […]
MONDAY, APRIL 4. PROGRAM # 7753 12:00 PM PT Kids with Diabetes: In Crisis? Researchers found that a majority of adults in California, and even worse, one third of young adults, have pre-diabetes or diabetes, in a strong indication that the epidemic is out of control. Many people do not get tested because of lack […]
However, last month, the four police who shot Nieto were exonerated, provoking protests among several sectors in the community. Fernando Andrés Torres visited Alex Nieto’s parents at their home in San Francisco. This story is part of the series “Hablando de la Raza”.
MONDAY, JANUARY 11. PROGRAM # 7693 12:00 PM PT Rethinking Discipline: Restorative Justice. Faced with high numbers of student suspension and expulsion rates, school leaders are learning about positive disciplinary measures and more districts are embracing the practice of restorative justice. Through this approach, students learn to talk, air their grievances and resolve their conflicts […]
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 31. PROGRAM # 7686 12:00 PM PT The Year in Review. Thousands of farm workers staged an unprecedented walk out in San Quintin. Parents of the Ayotzinapa disappeared bring their plight to the US. Juan Felipe Herrera makes history as the first Latino poet laureate in the US. Key players remember the Grape […]
MONDAY, DECEMBER 28. PROGRAM # 7683 12:00 PM PT “East of Salinas.” This film tells the story of a gifted third-grade boy who dreams of a life better than the hard-working fields and the gang-riddled streets of Salinas. And it’s also the story of his dedicated teacher, who is also a son of migrants. While […]