When the Associated Press updated its stylebook to remove the term “illegal immigrant,” John Rosman from the Fronteras Desk wondered how others describe people who live in the U.S. illegally, so he sent out a query and started mapping responses. KPCC’s Ashley Alvarado took notice. “As soon as I saw the Fronteras Desk map, I had… Read more »
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When Saddleback College’s veterans center opened in 2009, it was one of only three in California. Today, there are 14 in Orange County alone. But the University of Southern California’s veterans are still working for a space of their own on campus.
We've heard from student veterans over and over again that having a physical space on campus is invaluable to navigating life back on campus. But not every school, no matter how veteran-friendly, has a dedicated student veteran center. Does yours?
Traumatic brain injury often causes trouble with concentration, reading comprehension and memory — the very things that would likely prevent academic success. For veterans attempting to navigate the rhythms of college life, they can spell disaster.
We’ve heard over and over again from veterans that navigating the stresses of schooling, disability benefits, reintegration and rebuilding relationships is far more easily done when surrounded by others going through the same thing. Here are some of the best resources we’ve found for doing just that.
PIN analyst Ashley Alvarado brought her personal experience with adoption to a wide-ranging project and live event about that topic featuring families with stories from around the globe.
Looking for new ways to tell the stories of your listeners? Why not ask them to share their lives — in sound? See how a handful of newsrooms have approached the challenge of using the sounds their communities have shared.