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Racism is not isolated.

Kate Kenski-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Huffington Post. "The year has been filled with news stories about racist e-mails sent by Ferguson, Missouri police department officials and officers, University of Oklahoma ..."
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Planned Parenthood Is Crucial for Immigrant Women

Anna Ochoa O'Leary and Edna Meza Aguirre-2014-2015 Fellows. This piece was first published in Women's eNews. "The story of Carmen, a migrant woman who was sexually assaulted while in transit to the United States, has become…
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Women Need a Department of Self-Defense

Suzanne Dovi-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published by Women's eNews. "Imagine the U.S. were at war and the enemy sent over soldiers, as part of its terrorist campaign, to rape U.S. college aged-women. (The number…
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Interactive mapping can help people with disabilities

Stephanie Parker-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The San Francisco Chronicle. "Think of how much easier digital maps have made planning a road trip. Interactive community maps could do the same for people with…
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Trump’s immigrant-bashing omits that business owners like him are to blame

Anna Ochoa O'Leary--2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill. "Donald Trump is wrong to blame immigrants for the nation’s woes. Business owners like him, those benefiting from trade agreements, are guilty of creating…
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US Failures in Electronic Waste Regulation Threaten Health at Home and Abroad

Carmen Marriott-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in Truthout. "More than 40 million tons of electronic waste are disposed of every year. That's about 800 laptops every single second. The generation and disposal of e-waste…
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Your heartburn medication could be just as harmful as that hot dog

Victoria Maizes-2014-2105 Fellow. This piece was first published in Quartz. “Some of you will simultaneously reach for a hot dog and for your heartburn medication this 4th of July. You may be shocked to know that…
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Choice can be Christian

Edna Meza Aguirre-2014-2015 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill. “Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) signed legislation that forces doctors to tell patients that it may be possible to reverse abortion by pill. The ACLU and…
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Silent epidemic: The incarceration of the seriously mentally ill

Stephanie Parker and Rosi Andrade-2014-2015 Fellows. This piece was first published in The Hill. “The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) announced last month, $24.6 million in planning grants …”
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Native PhDs bring fresh approach to academic study

Amanda Tachine-2014-2015 Fellow. This was first published by Al Jazeera America. "Diane Humetewa, a Hopi, made history last year as the first Native American woman to serve as a federal judge. Cassandra Manuelito-Kerkvliet, a Navajo, was…
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