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COMMENTARY: To survive the Coronavirus, Americans must learn from Mexicans

March 27, 2020 / By

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.

COMMENTARY: Living in crisis has been people’s ‘normal’ for generations; why wait for pandemic to do something about it?

March 27, 2020 / By

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.

Quedarse en Casa lo Ayudará a Mantenerse Sano Durante la Pandemia de Covid-19

March 24, 2020 / By
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Evitemos que la Crisis de Covid-19 Empeore

Por Reyna Oláguez, South Kern Sol

La semana pasada, el gobernador Newsom emitió una directiva para restringir a los californianos a abandonar sus hogares, excepto para ir al supermercado, a la farmacia, para buscar atención médica o para ir a un trabajo que se considera esencial.

COMMENTARY: Stay Home, Stay Safe During the COVID-19 Pandemic

March 24, 2020 / By

Last week Governor Newsom issued a directive to restrict Californians from leaving their homes except to go to the grocery store, pharmacy, to seek medical care, or to commute to a job that is considered essential.

COMMENTARY: Why did it take a pandemic to recognize the need in foster youth?

March 24, 2020 / By

It isn’t all that uncommon for former foster youth to live in poverty after transitioning out of the Foster Care System. 

COMMENTARY: It takes a special person to be a great foster parent

February 12, 2020 / By
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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.