SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic – AfroDominican activists are fighting against the Dominican Republic’s discriminatory legislation and social attitudes that negatively impact Black Dominicans and Haitian migrants.
PHOENIX – The Arizona Cardinals made surprising preseason moves Thursday, trading former first-round pick Isaiah Simmons to the New York Giants and acquiring veteran quarterback Josh Dobbs. These unexpected decisions signal the team's determination to reshape its roster under new leadership.
TAPACHULA, Mexico – Migrants seeking housing in Tapachula, one of Mexico’s poorest cities, have three choices as their immigration paperwork is processed: stay in a shelter and follow its rules, rent a room if they have money, or sleep on the streets. More often than not, their accommodations depend on circumstances and the social environment.
PHOENIX – Phoenix school districts are changing their bus fleets to electric, and two that serve mostly Latino students – Cartwright Elementary and Phoenix Union High School – are leading the charge.
PHOENIX – Algunos distritos escolares en Phoenix ya tienen al menos un autobús eléctrico y están en el proceso de financiar otros más. Entre ellos se encuentran el Distrito Escolar Primario Cartwright y el Distrito de Escuelas Secundarias Phoenix Union, ubicados en el Sur de Phoenix, una región donde la mayoría de los residentes son de origen latino.
PHOENIX – The Phoenix Urban Agriculture Fellowship Program pairs urban farmers who are struggling to find apprentices with the next generation of urban farmers. Project Roots in south Phoenix is training one of nine fellows.
APACHE JUNCTION – Arizona’s wildflower season has been affected by our dry winter. This year’s color show is a far cry from the “superbloom” of 2019.
PHOENIX - The Diamondbacks debuted their City Connect jerseys with “Las Serpientes” across the front. The jerseys are one example of the Diamondbacks’ commitment to Arizona’s Hispanic community.
PHOENIX – The COVID-19 pandemic has forced local HIV service providers to get creative and adapt, launching such services as Zoom appointments, drive-thru, at-home and mobile testing.
‘It’s creating a new normal’: A Navajo school district and its students fight to overcome amid COVID-19
PIÑON – Even in the best of times, Native American K-12 students have faced an uphill battle to getting a high school diploma. Now COVID has brought new challenges, but one district is doing everything it can to help its students persevere.
LOS ANGELES – With higher rates of asthma, homelessness and unsupportive home environments, many LGBTQ youth face unique challenges during COVID-19, and a Phoenix nonprofit is developing resources to help.
PHOENIX – A new nonprofit, 100 Angels Foundation, provides medical relief to migrant families in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and other countries.