A journalist wrestles with privacy and cultural sensitivities to document the impact of tough new laws on Latina women.
Children & Families
Persistent neighborhood segregation has adverse effects on Black children's health, leading to lead exposure, gun violence risk, and eviction-related trauma.
Kids across California are returning to school, but not all students are equally prepared. A study found that in Sonoma County, only 22% of children are ready for kindergarten when they start.
A reporter seeks out untold stories and asks what they tell us about why these disparities persist.
Without access to diapers, both parents and children face health risks.
Personal experiences drive efforts amid the state of California's juvenile justice system changes.
A conversation with Katherine Lucero, the first director of California's Office of Youth and Community Restoration.
The closures of California's youth prison system had been in the works since Gov. Gavin Newsom in 2020 announced the shutdown, which would trim costs from juvenile justice budgets.
Motivating youth to get outdoors and move is important. So is addressing the barriers that get in their way.
The 88 shootings by LASD in Compton is more than just a statistic. The people who were shot at, wounded, or killed have families and communities who have continued to face the effects of the trauma of the incident, both mentally and physically.