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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.

Staying close: Salinas farmworkers make a home amid California's housing crisis
Low wages and a stagnant housing market have pushed Salinas families to the margins. Advocates say the city’s low-income farmworker community bears the heaviest burden.
After Glen Mills, Gov. Tom Wolf proposes extra $5 million to regulate juvenile programs
Gov. Tom Wolf is proposing a $5.1 million funding boost to the state’s oversight of residential juvenile programs, after Inquirer investigations into child abuse at the nation’s oldest reform school and the state’s failure to detect or stop it.
Shayne Britt and Roxie Reyes examine a delicata squash at an October visit of Food For People's Mobile Produce Pantry to Klamath
Roughly three months after its first foray north of the Del Norte County line, Food For People’s Mobile Produce Pantry will become a regular fixture in Klamath.
Housing advocate Matt Huerta (fourth from the left), stands outside Salinas City Hall during a December 2019 rally.
This story was produced as a project for the 2020 Impact Fund....
Hyoung Chang, The Denver Post
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This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Jessica Seaman, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship. Other stories in this series include: The Denver Post launches project to investigate teen suicides in Colorado — and we need your help Soup, sticky notes and other lies about su
Allison Gould, 15, of Castle Rock on Jan. 25, 2020.
This poem was awarded an honorable mention in The Denver Post’s teen essay contest as part of an ongoing Crisis Point project on youth suicide in Colorado.
Alexandra Hall, 17, of Colorado Springs on Jan. 15, 2020.
This essay was awarded an honorable mention in The Denver Post’s teen essay contest as part of an ongoing Crisis Point project on youth suicide in Colorado.
En el lado este de Salinas, las familias arman una tienda para fiestas los fines de semana.
This story was produced as a project for the 2020 Impact Fund....
Alicia Corrales left a life of abuse more than 15 years ago and now seeks to help others do the same.
Fifteen years ago, 53-year-old Alicia Corrales walked away from the grips of abuse that had occurred most of her life. Today, she not only continues to heal herself but also aims to aid others whose lives have been scarred and bruised by domestic violence.

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