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Dan Diamond of The Washington Post, Neil Bedi of ProPublica and Kathleen McGrory of the Tampa Bay Times share strategies for getting big projects noticed.
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 Amaka Iheaka gives a shot to Yolanda Penaflor at a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at the Long Beach Convention Center on April 1,
Health disparities have existed in Long Beach for decades, but experts say those long-standing inequalities have now come into stark view during COVID-19.
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While parents of disabled children are more seen and supported than ever, disabled parents remain marginalized, stigmatized, and invisible.
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Migrant farm laborers have their temperature checked before boarding a bus to their shift in King City, California in April 2020
Sociologist Manuel Pastor on why it would be a huge mistake to go “back to the way we were before COVID-19."
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An OB-GYN, housing expert and a social services reporter offer insights for covering the root causes that harm the health of pregnant women and families.
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Many of the solutions designed to address homelessness in previous decades were not designed to address problems of aging.
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As students begin their return to the classroom for physical instruction over the next year, the long-term repercussions of a year of virtual learning will become clearer.
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Kaiser Health News seeks a Midwest correspondent in Missouri; The New York Times is looking for a deputy editor for Headway in NYC.
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For Latino residents living in multigenerational households, many of whom couldn't work from home, the situation spelled a potential death sentence.
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As COVID-19 spread, people along California’s North Coast assumed that the area's sparse population would protect the region, with tourism the only threat. Those hopes were quickly dashed.
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Michael Tubbs. (Photo by Nick Otto/AFP via Getty Images)
"Having the numbers, having the data wasn’t enough," Tubbs said. "I had to do a better job at narrative.”
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