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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.

Danny Kim walks a parade for the Temple Abbot, Say Bunthon during the Holy Water Blessing ceremony at the Fresno Cambodian Buddh
For many in the community, the temple provides a place to heal from the past and supports community well-being.
Illustration by Theo Grace Quest
Growing up isn’t easy for anyone. But for someone with an intellectual or developmental disability, it can feel impossible.
Photo by Lexis-Olivier Ray
Almost nobody has been moved into permanent supportive housing.
As the waitlist for a state hospital bed in Texas continues to grow, mental health leaders remain dedicated to the widespread adoption of a strategy known as “Eliminate the Wait.”
Behavioral Wellness Director Toni Navarro, left, gives an update on Santa Barbara County's mental health programs and expansion
Santa Barbara County plans to add another co-response team and reopen its crisis stabilization unit as a locked facility.
Loryann Pisani se toma un descanso el día de la mudanza en Bloomfield. “Es por esto que no me gusta mudarme. Después de esto, no
This project was produced as project for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2022 National Fellowship and its Kristy Hammam Fund for Health Journalism....
“Este lugar es un desastre. Odio vivir así”, dijo Tanya Austin. A partir de octubre, ella se hospedaba en un albergue y Dexter,
This project was produced as project for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism’s 2022 National Fellowship and its Kristy Hammam Fund for Health Journalism.
Danny Kim's family photo at a refugee camp in Thailand where they stayed after the fall of the Khmer Rouge regime in 1979.
A deeper look into the past of Cambodian refugees in California's Central Valley shows how they’ve rebuilt their lives decades after resettling in the U.S.
Illustration by Theo Grace Quest
On a winter night in January 2021, Michele stopped for gas. As she was waiting, she pulled out her phone to check the nanny cam.
Staff members and clients on Clinic Day at the Center for Empowering Refugees and Immigrants (CERI), June 14 in Oakland, Calif.
For those who survived the trauma of the Khmer Rouge genocide, mental health treatment remains a dire need. A program in Oakland is succeeding in reaching Cambodians at risk in this refugee community.



The nation’s overdose epidemic has entered a devastating new phase. Drugs laced with fentanyl and even more poisonous synthetics have flooded the streets, as the crisis spreads well beyond the rural, largely white communities that initially drew attention. The death rate is escalating twice as fast among Black people than among white people. This webinar will give journalists deep insights, fresh story ideas and practical tips for covering an epidemic that killed more than 107,000 people in the U.S. last year. Sign-up here!


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