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Q&A: UC president bullish on California’s future, and the next generation

by Anna Challet What inspires you most about UC students? I continue to be impressed by the number of first-generation students who are getting their degrees – their families are there at commencement and it’s such a point of pride. … Continue reading

July 14, 2017

Outside Washington, a more powerful immigrant rights movement emerges 

SAN FRANCISCO – Immigrant rights advocates say that despite the cloud of fear hanging over communities in the first 100 days of the Trump administration, there is also a growing and increasingly organized resistance. “We are seeing an increase in … Continue reading

May 17, 2017

‘There are no do-overs’ – advocates sound alarm on 2020 Census

by Honora Montano - New America Media WITH the 2020 Census three years out, civil rights groups and census experts are sounding the alarm that pending actions by the Trump administration and Congress could severely hamper an accurate count of all … Continue reading

April 08, 2017

Fil-Am anchor Elaine Quijano gets high marks for moderating VP debate

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. — Many in the Twittersphere gave Elaine Quijano an ‘A’ for moderating the only U.S. vice presidential debate on Tuesday, October 4. The Filipino-American veteran journalist made history as the first Asian American, first digital anchor and … Continue reading

October 08, 2016

Historic farmworker overtime bill awaits Governor Brown’s nod

AFTER decades of pushing for fair pay, California farmworkers will finally be paid overtime when they work more than eight hours a day — if Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill that is now on his desk. AB 1066, authored … Continue reading

September 07, 2016

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