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Workers are being forced to choose between unemployment or returning to work and risking their family's health.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Courtney Teague, a participant in the 2019 California Fellowship....
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After Hurricane Katrina, Mississippi's coastal economy never fully recovered — and neither have its people.
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Monica Vaughan, a participant in the 2019 California Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: Health alert: Air quality warning issued for Nipomo Mesa advises residents to stay inside Live updates: Will off-roaders be banned from Oc
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A recent webinar on covering mental health issues and the recession offered some great story ideas and resources for journalists, bloggers and advocates. Here's a sampling:

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The National Health Journalism Fellows will take a tour of the varied landscapes of Downtown Los Angeles this afternoon. Their guides, Sandra McNeill, Executive Director of the Figueroa Corridor Community Land Trust, and Roberto Bustillo, a tenant organizer for Strategic Actions for a Just Economy (SAJE), say that the much lauded revitalization projects are exacerbating problems faced by long-time tenants in the area.

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