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Edition 379 2 July 2009
Tomasz Deptula, Editor of Nowy Dziennik/Polish Daily News, is the guest editor and Sharan Harper is the Multi-media Associate Editor of this issue
No one claims responsibility for arrests of day laborers in Queens
By Gloria Medina, El Diario La Prensa, 19 June 2009. Translated from Spanish by Chris Brandt.
The fate of several homeless day laborers, arrested by a police operation for which no department has taken responsibility, has still not been determined or solved.
A family death is cause for economic anxiety in NYC Bangladeshi community
Via Weekly Thikana, 26 June 2009. Translated from Bangla by Moinuddin Naser.
The issue, deeply emotional and sensitive, has prompted community leaders to call on large organizations, like the Bangladesh Society and the Consulate of Bangladesh, to come forward and take an initiative to reduce the anxiety of the community.
Translating for mom and dad: A heavy burden for immigrant children
By Staff Reporter, World Journal, 26 June 2009. Translated from Chinese by Austin Woerner.
"I'm basically responsible for all my mom's credit card bills, health insurance bills and drug prescriptions," stated a Chinese boy. Children begin to wonder who the child is and who the adult is in their family dynamic.
Study: African Americans more concerned about finances than health
By Glenn Townes, Amsterdam News, 29 June 2009.
The current sour state of the national economy is much more stressful than the state of health care for African Americans, according to a recently released study by a New Jersey-based pharmaceutical think tank on behalf of the National Association of Black Cardiologists.
VIDEO :: State of the Dream 2009: Report Finds People of Color in US Endure Silent Economic Depression.
AIDS coalition launches "Test Me for HIV" campaign
Via The Indian Express, 26 June 2009.
Currently, Asian and Pacific Islanders is the only racial/ethnic group in New York that has not experienced a decline in the number of new HIV diagnoses, and only six percent of APICHA New Yorkers report that their doctor recommended an HIV test. This presents a major concern that could have far-reaching impact.
VIDEO :: HIV testing made easy through APICHA.
Our media, our lives
By Elinor Tatum, Amsterdam News, 29 June 2009.
Today in 2009, there are many who say that they represent America, but what America do they represent? They show America as they see it. They show AmericaAmerica. through the lens of white
VIDEO :: CNN Series "Black in America" focuses on the Black Press.
Reinvigorating Hebrew schools: A new approach
By Jonathan S. Woocher, Jewish Week, 1 July 2009.
Jewish families who firmly believe in the value of day school education are now facing virtually insurmountable challenges trying to pay for it.
Sour economy in NYC crowds more bodies into smaller spaces
By Virginia Alvarado, Diario de Mexico, 23 June 2009. Translated from Spanish by Chris Brandt.
Car service tax a mistake? Lobby group hopes for a speedy fix
By Daniel P. Bader, Manhattan Times, 18 June 2009.
Across the US, Korean elderly adjust to hard economic times
By Tae-yong Chong, The Korea Times, 26 June 2009. Translated from Korean by Sun-Yong Reinish.
After 30 years, Polish-Jewish dialogue in U.S. promotes good relations
Via Nowy Dziennik, 26 June 2009. Translated from Polish by Aleksandra Slabisz.
Lost in translation: Parents who don't speak English struggle to participate in children's education
By Virginia Alvarado, Diario de México USA Edition, 30 June 2009.
Children of unskilled immigrants doing bad in school
By Sujeet Rajan, Indian Express, 30 June 2009.
No pass at school for immigrant parents without official ID
By Rong Xiaoqing, Sing Tao Daily, 30 June 2009. Translated from Chinese by Rong Xiaoqing.
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