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As part of the Center for Health Journalism Fellowship, journalists work with a senior fellow to develop a special project. Recent projects have examined health disparities by ZIP code in the San Francisco Bay Area, anxiety disorders and depression in the Hispanic immigrant community in Washington state, and the importance of foreign-born doctors to health care in rural communities.

Jenny Delos Santos lost her job while sick with COVID-19, experiencing the double whammy of the pandemic
The virus has sickened Filipinos disproportionately and led to widespread job losses.
Child cowering before adult
— The evidence is unclear; some see the pandemic as a chance to revamp systems toward prevention
To get through the crises generated by the pandemic and the holiday season, millions of unemployed or part-time workers are turning to food banks run by government agencies or charitable organizations.
This story was produced as part of a large project by Jessica Bedolla, a participant in the 2020 National Fellowship, who is exploring, researching and reporting the impact of this worldwide pandemic in communities along the border. ...
Francisca Porchas is the founder of the Latinx Therapist Action Network.
The Latinx Therapists Action Network, with a presence in 20 US states, works with therapists committed to supporting immigrant communities and the movements allied with them.
Illustrations by Rachel Levit Ruiz.
Outside of the traditional foster care system exists a shadow system of potentially hundreds of thousands of children removed by CPS to their relatives or family friends—without a court case, monetary support, or due process.
Maitha Jolet photographed October 5, 2019 in Dubuque, Iowa.
The United States used their homeland for nuclear test-bombing, then denied them Medicaid. Now, their way of life in the U.S. heartland has left them prime prey for the pandemic.
Democratic lawmakers like Sen. Mazie Hirono and her Hawaii colleagues
After fleeing their homeland scarred by U.S. nuclear tests, Marshall Islanders finally get the health care that was promised them.
Maxwell, shown near her Stockton home, says staff at out-of-state facilities where she was sent abused children in their care.
County officials across California are scrambling to find new homes for more than 100 children with mental health and behavioral issues, following the state’s landmark decision to stop shipping these young people to faraway facilities.
Diane Stein, center, and members of her organization Citizens Commission on Human Rights, have been working for years to advocat
When it comes to children, Florida's law regarding involuntary commitments for psychiatric treatment is applied inconsistently.

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