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  • Threats reported after returning to classes at City College

    Threats reported after returning to classes at City College

    by Araceli Martínez   San Francisco City College students and teachers denounced the threats and challenges they face with returning to school remotely for the fall 2020 semester due to the pandemic. During a press conference, they questioned why if City College of San Francisco is key to getting back to work in a post-pandemic

  • Learn steps to prepare for next disaster on your mobile 

    Learn steps to prepare for next disaster on your mobile 

    by Sunita Sohrabji EMS contributing editor   SAN FRANCISCO — Listos California—a disaster preparedness campaign based in the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services – has launched a new program aimed to help the state’s most vulnerable populations to ready themselves for sudden disasters. Responding to the rapidly-increasing propensity of wildfires and floods, the California state

  • All communities should participate in the U.S.

    All communities should participate in the U.S.

    Leaders indicate that the directive does not exclude undocumented immigrants from the count   by Pilar Marrero   All communities, regardless of citizenship status, need to respond to the U.S. Census inspite of President Trump’s July 21 policy memo on reapportionment, civil rights advocates and census experts urged in an ethnic media conference call on

  • Will the new NAFTA make the pandemic worse for Mexicans?

    Will the new NAFTA make the pandemic worse for Mexicans?

    For Mexican workers, farmers, and the poor, the pandemic and the new treaty replacing NAFTA are a devastating one-two punch   by David Bacon   In the debate over the U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, the new trade treaty replacing NAFTA that went into effect on July 1, many promises were made about the effectiveness of

  • Millions in the world have lost a source of life from remittances

    Millions in the world have lost a source of life from remittances

    Remittances, farmers markets, migration flows collapse – developing world reels from pandemic fallout   by Sunita Sohrabji EMS Contributing editor   SAN FRANCISCO — More than 265 million around the world currently face food insecurity in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and several million have lost their life-line of remittances, according to experts

  • Supreme Court: Nearly half of Oklahoma is Indian reservation

    Supreme Court: Nearly half of Oklahoma is Indian reservation

    1.8 million people now live in “Indian Country”   by ZeroHedge   July 9, 2020 – The decision, authored by Justice Neil Gorsuch, holds the United States to an 1866 treaty that the Muscogee (Creek) Nation signed with the United States after the Civil War over land which was home to the “Five Civilized Tribes”;

  • San Mateo receives the highest response to Census questionnaire

    San Mateo receives the highest response to Census questionnaire

    California’s #1 Census Success Story   by Pilar Marrero Ethnic Media Services   San Mateo County has achieved the highest census self-response rate in California by working with local organizations that know their communities intimately and by targeting messages to them. Those efforts by trusted, countywide, “on-the-ground” messengers were funded by more than $1.3 million

  • Leaders say without census data we’re invisible and disenfranchised

    Leaders say without census data we’re invisible and disenfranchised

    by Julian Do Ethnic Media Services   LOS ANGELES –  For generations, millions of Americans whose roots lie in the Middle East and North Africa — MENA — have essentially become invisible people because the Census Bureau has denied requests for their own racial category. “Legally, in America, I’m classified as white,” says Dr. Hamoud

  • U.S. pushes to keep plants operating – wildcat strikes in border plants over covid-19 threat

    U.S. pushes to keep plants operating – wildcat strikes in border plants over covid-19 threat

    by Kent Ian Paterson Ethnic Media Services and Americas.org   Editor’s Note: Kent Paterson is a veteran reporter on U.S.-Mexico border issues. This article appeared first in Americas.org   Wildcat strikes by assembly plant workers concerned about their health and their futures rippled across Mexico as the Covid-19 coronavirus began walloping the country. Mexican media