Publishing shorter pieces on a regular basis helped keep sustained attention on the issue.
Health Equity & Social Justice
In other news, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis takes aim at vaccine and mask mandates.
This story was produced as a project for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism's National Fellowship.
A reporter reflects on lessons from reporting on Cambodian refugees in California still grappling with the trauma of genocide.
Fed up with a Michigan school system that used seclusion on their autistic son, Bennett Solomond's parents moved the family to Pennsylvania in 2019.
The state has been progressive on the issue, becoming the third state to end the “tampon tax” in 2016, and introducing and implementing several bills into law in 2021 and 2022.
Today the park is long gone, demolished to make way for Logan International Airport’s expansion in the 1960s. The health effects of that decision reverberate through East Boston to this day.
Residents and activists say the airport expansion, completed half a century ago, continues to harm their health and well-being today.
Carmen Diaz remembers what it was like to be forced out of her home — to be a 13- or 14-year-old who had to pack up her room and stay at a family friend’s house, unsure of where her family would go next.