Nicholas Johnsen expects to graduate in December 2021 with a master’s degree in mass communication. Johnsen, who has reported for such Phoenix area newspapers as Wrangler News and North Central News, also has produced digital, video and audio content for multiple organizations. He is working in the Phoenix News Bureau.
MESA – After Joan Leafman’s daughter died of breast cancer, the Mesa woman started a foundation in her honor to provide food and health care to children in need. Today, Corbin’s Legacy helps operate a clinic in one Mesa elementary school, providing important screenings to underserved kids.
PHOENIX – New research shows a surge in Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in youth, and some of the biggest increases are among Black and Hispanic children. One Arizona project seeks to prevent the problem with a nutrition and exercise program focused on Latino families.