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Imagining a Korean COCO: The Film Honors My Culture, Too

Joy E. Baynes, 2017-2018 Fellow.  This piece was first published in LatinoRebels. “As Coco emerges as the clear Oscar front-runner for the Best Animated Film, the Mexican American community is not the only one celebrating. For me, as a…
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The tax bill endangers millions of lives

Rachel E. Gallery, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was first published in The Hill. "The tax bill will either cut or reduce the tax credit for companies developing drugs for rare diseases. Approximately one in 10 Americans has…
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Wars in Central America

Elizabeth Oglesby, 2017-2018 Fellow. TV Interview: This piece was first aired on Arizona Week PBS TV.
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As tech firms enter hearing aid market, FDA must protect consumers

Judy L. Huch, Aud, 2017-2018 Fellow. This piece was published in The Hill.  "The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has started consulting with hearing experts and associations as it begins creating regulations for new over-the-counter hearing aids. Having worked…
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The Magic Mix of Mentorship That Worked for Me

Tricia Serio, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in Chronicle Vitae, "College affordability is one of 2016’s biggest campaign issues. But the United States ranks in the top 10 internationally in..."
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Five important tax tips your accountant may have missed

Pamela Hopman, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in Quartz, "As April 18 draws ever closer, you can practically feel the panic levels of millions of Americans rising across the country. It’s tax…
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My Daughter’s Decision to Foster Children

Martha Winters Gilliland, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in the HuffPost Parents, “ 'Will you pick your grandkids up from gymnastics tonight? We’re attending a workshop on becoming foster parents.'  'What?' I turned…
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How Emotional Support Animals can Take our Pain Away.

Cindy Godwin, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This piece was first published in the Elephant Journal, "The use of emotional support animals is on the rise—and coming under attack.  There was the turkey..."
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Not-So-Rosy Reality of Campus Race Relations

Beth Mitchneck, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow, and Tess Carter. This piece was first published in US News and World Report, " College presidents can't rely on rhetoric alone to generate real change and opportunities for minority students…
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Other worries in addition to lead in the water

Paloma Beamer, 2015-2016 Public Voices Fellow. This pieces was originally published in The Hill, "We know very little to nothing about the thousands of other chemicals our children are exposed to every day. Lead poisoning in…
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