WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22. PROGRAM # 7810 12:00 PM PT The Youth Agenda. Members of a first-of-its-kind youth commission talk about crime prevention, employment, health, and other pressing issues impacting the lives of teens and young adults in the city of Fresno and beyond. The newly-created youth commission will advise and take an active role in […]
Hundreds of California schools offer unsafe drinking water to their students, according to a study by environmental groups. More than a million students, many of whom are Latino and poor children, especially in the state’s Central Valley, are putting their health at risk when they drink water from their school drinking fountains.
(Español) Gracias a campañas informativas en los vecindarios de los inmigrantes donde los indocumentados son una población alta. El Departamento de Salud determinó invertir en esos niños.
MONDAY, JUNE 6. PROGRAM # 7798 12:00 PM PT Covering All Kids. The Illinois legislature passed with a bipartisan vote legislation that extends health insurance for all children, including the undocumented, confirming Illinois as the state with the highest health coverage for all children. Republican Governor Bruce Rauner is expected to sign the All Kids […]
This year the national Park Service turns 100 years old. In celebration of this historic date, the organization Latino Outdoors has taken to promoting walks and outdoor activities among Latinos, to help them discover the natural treasures hidden in the parks. The idea is to help Latinos connect and learn to take care of the environment, because Latinos are among those who least often visit and benefit from the national parks.
A measles outbreak in an immigrant detention center in Arizona has activists and family members concerned. They say the detained immigrants are living a nightmare. From Phoenix, Valeria Fernandez reports.
his week a California law went into effect that expands the public health insurance program Medi-Cal to include undocumented children from low-income families. Meanwhile, the author of this historic law is back at it in the legislature with a bill that would allow adults without papers to buy health plans on the state insurance exchange Covered California.
(Español) Esta ley ha resultado del arduo trabajo de una amplia coalición de organizaciones estatales que luchan por el derecho a la salud en compañía de agrupaciones pro inmigrantes.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 18. PROGRAM # 7785 12:00 PM PT Medi-Cal for Undocumented Kids Starts. Enrollment in full Medi-Cal for low-income undocumented children begins this week, under the new Health for All Kids law. California becomes the largest state to provide health care to all low-income children, including the undocumented. In this program, impacted families talk […]
Children who live and work near agricultural fields in California have a much higher risk than others of getting cancer, autism, or neurological illnesses because of their higher exposure to dangerous pesticides. That’s according to a new study, which also revealed that, at least two years ago, the fields in Fresno and Kern counties were sprayed with the largest amount of pesticides.