On August 12th the Health Equity Action Team held a press conference outside the Guild Theater in Oak Park to address UC Davis’ decision to abruptly stop accepting Medi-Cal patients. Thousands of families were left without reasonably close medical care, and now have to travel almost two hours to San Francisco to even pick up prescription medication.
The government gets its power from the people. When the people feel like there should be a change in the system, whether it’s removing a law or passing a bill, they make their voice heard. At the #freeourdreams conference in the University of California, Davis, youth are learning on how to advocate for their communities and make their voices be heard.
The Oak Park Farmers Market is held every Saturday from 9AM – 1PM at McClatchy Park through October. Check out their farm-to-fork quality food options, as well as the live entertainment and cooking demonstrations before the program ends for this year.
A recent study by the CDC revealed that most adults consume less than 20% of the fruits and vegetables servings that modern nutrition has deemed as necessary. Locals from the California State Fair are interviewed for their opinions and insights on the subject.
A look into the locations and activities that make up huge part of my community in Sacramento. I visit Pushkin’s Bakery and Paradise Beach on the American River.
In this video I talk about what I have learned, experienced, and enjoyed while working as a Neighborhood News Correspondent for AccessLocal.Tv. I also talk about my favorite video I did throughout the program and tips for the upcoming news team!
In this video I talk about the #GetLoud posters by the California Endowment that are now being seen in Sacramento and the meaning behind them.
The new online voter registration, promoted by California’s Secretary of State Padilla in the beginning of 2016, ranks up 560,000 new voter applicants, with 33% being of the youth community. In this video I explain the new youth voting surge and how many people are noticing the trend and its impact.
Universitiy of California campuses are taking bigger strides to end mental health stigma and reach out to students to let them know there are programs and clinicians for there needs and help. In this video I interviewed students planning on attending a UC campus this upcoming fall of 2016.