Rocky Walker lives in the Central Valley and was excited about the promise of high speed rail connecting Los Angeles to San Francisco with stops in the Central Valley. Now that plan is being scaled-back because of budgeting shortfalls and other issues and Walker says “we are left to ponder which setback will be the […]Read More High Speed Railway: A Needed Pipeline Or A Hopeless Pipe Dream?
For many young people, California has become a gilded cage that is trapping them between living comfortably or getting an education. The kNOw asked young people what dangers their peers were facing as California residents and what more the state should be doing to help its youth. Read more at The kNOw.Read More The kNOw Weighs In: Living in California
In 2014, Berkeley, California implemented a 1 cent tax for every ounce of sweetened drinks, as a way to reduce soda consumption in their community. The tax became a model that other cities implemented too. Did this tax change people’s drinking habits or improve people’s health? Access Local TV’s Arabesque Lynaolu explores the impact of […]Read More What People Think About The Soda Tax
As one of the 33 California schools to receive the California Campus Catalyst Fund grant, Bakersfield College intends to provide undocumented students more opportunities, activities, programs, and funds. Read more at South Kern Sol.Read More Bakersfield College Seeks To Provide More Support For Undocumented Students With $115,000 Grant
Medication abortions aren’t available on California’s public university campuses, but pro-choice proponents are hoping that changes with a new bill, SB 24. Read the full story at YR Media.Read More The Fight For On-Campus Abortion In California
A live version of the Brave Podcast, which highlights what Californians are doing to help their communities, was recorded in front of an audience on April 25. The podcast featured previous contributors to the podcast, as well as the creator of Black Women United. Read more at Access Local TV.Read More Live Podcast Recording Of The Brave
Despite anti-immigrant policies coming out of Washington, D.C., decisions are being made in California and the Sacramento area to promote inclusivity. From the state legislature to Sacramento city school districts, leaders are shaping policies to help undocumented residents. “I will be going to college in the fall but I know some of my friends aren’t […]Read More Undocumented students find support in California