Faith Xue is the Editorial Director of Byrdie, a digital beauty magazine. She wrote an essay to draw attention to the rash of racist attacks against Asians. Faith says it’s time to pick up the mic and speak for ourselves, and that’s exactly what she did this morning with me on KCBS radio. https://www.byrdie.com/asian-american-experience-5112490 Faith’s […]
Dr. Jeanne Noble criticized California Governor Gavin Newsom’s 2 billion dollar plan to reopen schools. She wrote an opinion piece for the Washington Post and spoke to me this morning on KCBS radio. Listen to what she says needs to happen now. Dr. Noble’s opinion piece in the Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2021/03/04/newsoms-plan-reopen-schools-is-too-weak-work-he-owes-california-something-bolder/
Shanti Brien is an attorney specializing in criminal appeals and post conviction proceedings. She’s also the co-founder of Fogbreak justice, a company hoping to transform the criminal justice system through education. Her book Almost Innocent was just released where she gives readers an eye opening insider’s view of the criminal justice system.
The pandemic has hit Chinatowns across the country hard. With no tourists visiting, pandemic-related racism against Asian-Americans and now an increase in violent attacks and robberies on Asians, the past year has been a challenge. I spoke to Chelsea Hung, the owner of Washington Bakery and Restaurant in San Francisco’s Chinatown about how everything has […]
3 mothers on the brink by NY Times editor at large Jessica Bennett is an intimate look at the struggle American working moms are having as they juggle work & home schooling during the coronavirus pandemic. 11 months, multiple breakdowns, one harrowing realization: They’ve got to get back up and do it all again tomorrow. […]
Dr. Liz Rogers is a pediatrician, neonatologist and the lead for physician well being in pediatrics at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital. She says health care providers are suffering from significant anxiety and clinical depression.
Most Bay Area public schools are enduring the longest closure in the world, but Jim Hogeboom the San Rafael City Schools Superintendent opened elementary schools in November and says there have been zero cases of school based transmission. He hopes to open the middle and high schools in March with K-12 back for full time […]
Education Next surveyed 2,155 parents with children in K-12th grade across the country. This revealed more than half of U.S. students are still learning entirely through distance learning and reopening plans have been shaped by political considerations that have little to do with public health concerns. In fact, school districts with weaker teachers unions were […]
Chronic stress, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, cutting, loss of motivation, drifting, depression, loss of value in life, loss of relationships, social and covid related fears, less academic drive, attention difficulties, under-stimulation and the list goes on. Clinical psychologist at Kaiser Richmond in the child and family team Koke Saavedra says this is why kids need to […]