BY DR. ÁLVARO HUERTA
During the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis in the U.S. (and beyond), it behooves Americans to learn from individuals of Mexican origin in el norte about the art of survival in a time of crisis.
Before the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of low-income, undocumented, and other marginalized communities had been living paycheck to paycheck and struggling financially to make ends meet for their families.
It isn’t all that uncommon for former foster youth to live in poverty after transitioning out of the Foster Care System.
When people think of foster care, they often think of the youth in the system. But foster parents play a key role in helping these youth grow into responsible young adults.
Lately, there has been quite a dispute in my hometown of McFarland. The argument is over whether the city of McFarland will grant GEO Group, a for-profit prison company, permits to open and operate immigration detention facilities in town.
BY JOURDAN BENNETT-BEGAYE
The first enumeration of the 2020 Census starts this week in Toksook Bay, Alaska, a remote Yup’ik village on the coast of the Bering Sea.