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Coachella Boys and Men of Color Hearing
Jul 05, 2012 |

Coachella Boys and Men of Color Hearing

Video of some of the stirring testimonies from the Coachella Boys and Men of Color hearing. Hearings have been held throughout the state and will culminate August 8 in Sacramento.
Boys and Men of Color Gather in Coachella
Jul 03, 2012 |

Boys and Men of Color Gather in Coachella

Over 100 residents gathered to witness the fourth hearing of the California Assembly’s Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color where speakers called for smart investments in their futures.
Community Wins a Point for Healthier Food
Jul 02, 2012 |

Community Wins a Point for Healthier Food

In a fight against fast food, South Sacramento residents nixed a plan for a new McDonald's while continuing to promote community gardens, farmers' markets and fresh affordable produce distribution groups.
This Fourth of July, God Bless America and the Affordable Care Act
Jul 02, 2012 |

This Fourth of July, God Bless America and the Affordable Care Act

While celebrating America's freedom and liberties, we should also take a moment to celebrate our new freedoms: nearly universal access to health care coverage, no denial for pre-existing conditions, the under 26 provision, closing the prescription "dough...
Stories Behind the Numbers on the Overuse of Harsh School Discipline
Jun 29, 2012 |

Stories Behind the Numbers on the Overuse of Harsh School Discipline

We often turn to statistics to illustrate the size and scope of a problem like harsh school discipline. But behind the numbers are 400,000 stories; Cornerstone Theater is telling these stories in an unusual and powerful way.
eHealth Equity, 30 Years & Counting: The Triumph of the Supreme Court Decision on ACA
Jun 29, 2012 |

eHealth Equity, 30 Years & Counting: The Triumph of the Supreme Court Decision on ACA

The ACA puts America on a path towards improving health care quality and affordability through improved technology among providers and patients, and it refocuses our country's efforts to take care of all its residents, not just the ones that can afford it
My Life as an Egg: A Guest Blog from Lea Luellen
Jun 27, 2012 |

My Life as an Egg: A Guest Blog from Lea Luellen

A California high school student shares her experience with school discipline policies.
Jun 27, 2012 |

Everyone should be allowed to DREAM

Thoughts on Obama's choice to not deport undocumented students and what that means for those students.
Brain Cracks
Jun 19, 2012 |

Brain Cracks

A reflection on the challenges of thinking about health in new ways.
Jun 19, 2012 |

California Takes Action

In California we know a disproportionate number of Americans suffer from chronic health issues, but acknowledging the problem exists isn’t enough; we need to take action.
Inspired by Waiting for the Bus?
Jun 13, 2012 |

Inspired by Waiting for the Bus?

In Oakland, a win for collaboration, creativity...and Bus Rapid Transit.
Research Builds Momentum For Common-Sense School Discipline
May 25, 2012 |

Research Builds Momentum For Common-Sense School Discipline

The evidence is clear: extreme school discipline is bad for learning, bad for health, and bad for California.
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