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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.

The Denver Post
State attorney general for first time provides more detailed data on what happens after anonymous tips are made.
Elvia Sandoval and her daughter, Marcella Reed, pose with a photo of Reed’s grandfather, Walter Anderson, who contracted COVID-1
Thin medical staffing faces greater scrutiny – even from within the assisted living industry – as COVID-19 cuts a deadly swath through elder care facilities.
Buses head out on their morning routes at the Greeley-Evans School District 6 Fleet Maintenance Center in Greeley Aug. 19, 2020.
The number of suicides among young Coloradans remains unchanged during the coronavirus pandemic compared to previous years, but school and health officials expect to soon see a “tsunami of need” for mental health care.
Jennifer, left, and her daughter Elizabeth, right, are pictured in their backyard on Feb. 23, 2020. Police were dispatched twice
The Denver Post finds that a lack of data collection and a state law restricting the release of information mean there’s little public accountability about what happens after authorities respond to crisis line tips.
A screenshot of the Safe2Help app logo.
“One of the real advantages that we think that we provide is the reduction of law enforcement response,” said Diana Schmidt, manager of Safe2Help Nebraska. “It’s like a whole safety net as opposed to sending law enforcement, (which) is always a last resort for us.”
CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
If you’re born poor and Black in Charlotte, statistics suggest you’ll die that way, too. It wasn’t always that way, though.
Cristina es una de casi 8 millones de personas en EE UU que no son ciudadanas y carecen de seguro médico.
This story was produced as a larger project by Valeria Fernandez for the 2020 National Fellowship, focusing on how indigenous, immigrant communities and people of color have been organizing before and during the pandemic in communities of care to find support and healing.
Jennifer, left, and her daughter Elizabeth, right, are pictured in their backyard on Feb. 23, 2020. Police were dispatched twice
A group of Denver Post journalists led by health reporter Jessica Seaman spent much of the last year immersed in the subject of teen mental health and suicide, and today the paper is publishing the results of that project.
Several former enrollees of Provo Canyon School for troubled teens describe mistreatment that ranged from isolation to use of re
A pattern of controversy and allegations of abuse stretches from the 1980s to today at one of Utah’s largest youth residential treatment centers.
THIS YEAR’S SANTA CRUZ COUNTY FAIR NEVER HAPPENED, DUE TO THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC. INSTEAD, THE FAIRGROUNDS BECAME A TEMPORARY HOM
How the massive CZU Lightning Complex fire could have lasting impacts on housing and homelessness.

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