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The city’s Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing is the main agency that oversees San Francisco’s shelters and services — and it has little to no oversight.
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Being homeless poses huge daily health risks, and Santa Cruz, California offers no exception.
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“Disasters have a way of exposing the most vulnerable among us, and putting them in harm’s way,” a local nonprofit leader told me.
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A new investigative series will use public records to report on California's vaccine distribution, equity and data collection.
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Los funcionarios de salud de San Francisco sabían desde fines de marzo de 2020, y ciertamente en abril, que la población latina estaba siendo afectada de manera desproporcionada por la epidemia del COVID-19 y, sin embargo, no tomaron medidas efectivas para abordar la crisis. Si bien las personas lat
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"The virus is revealing the systemic neglect of the Latinx community and essential workforce in established health care pathways," two journalists write.
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Why are students turning to social media to report sexual harm rather than parents or school administrators?
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In Santa Clara County, homeless deaths are skyrocketing while the homeless population has not substantially changed.
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California farmworkers have been hit especially hard by the virus, as they often live in overcrowded housing, travel in groups to work, and lack access to health insurance.
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With the group’s growth came new challenges — how do you balance limited staff with a growing need for moderation?



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