Milan Andrade expects to graduate in May 2022 with a master’s degree in journalism. Andrade, who interned as a producer for PBS, has reported on social justice, politics and generational issues, and is working for the Phoenix news bureau.
Navigating low salaries, pandemic worries and burnout: Many teachers will tell you this is the job description of modern educators. The result is an expanding mental health crisis among U.S. teachers – a problem so dire that many are leaving the profession.
PHOENIX – The latest supply chain problem – a shortage of feminine care items – has prompted Arizona advocates to renew calls for “period equity” to ensure that menstrual products are accessible and affordable for all.
PHOENIX – About 60% of the 106,000 patients awaiting an organ donation in the U.S. are people of color, with Black, Hispanic and Asian patients disproportionately represented. To overcome such disparities, advocates at the national and local level are doing more to encourage people of color to become donors.
PHOENIX – Shawn Soumilas lost her second child in a stillbirth 12 years ago. Today, the Prescott mother is part of an effort expanding to Arizona this month to teach expectant mothers about fetal movement and tracking the health of their unborn babies.
PHOENIX – “Datos: The State of Arizona’s Hispanic Market,” is a compilation of studies put out by the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce that highlights Latinos and housing. Nationwide, it says, 70% of new homeowners will be Latino between now and 2040.