What's Your Story?
Do you have community health story to share?
KQED Public Radio's The California Report wants to hear from you. We're looking for health-related stories from underrepresented voices across California. These stories will be about you and your experiences, recorded in your own voice.
If you would like to send a story idea, or want to learn more, please contact KQED's Ryder Diaz.
The California Report | Jan 15, 2014
Every Thursday night at the Intertribal Friendship House in Oakland, 19-year-old Juliet Small holds dance classes for young Native American girls. Small identifies as Apache, Navajo, Cherokee and Azteca. She went to a pow-wow when she was three years old, and hasn't stopped dancing since.
The California Report | Jan 06, 2014
Jon Wheeler used to have a difficult time controlling his anger in romantic relationships. As part of our occasional series of health profiles, Wheeler tells of how a group in Santa Rosa called Men Evolving Non-Violently (M.E.N.) helped him change his abusive behaviors. Now, he leads those same groups, helping other men who struggle with violent behavior.
The California Report | Dec 30, 2013
As part of our occasional series on community health, we hear from 83-year-old Phyllis Donner Wolf about what it takes to live a life of grace in a nursing home. Last spring she had to give up her apartment after she fell and broke her neck. The fall left her paralyzed and today she's in a care facility called the Jewish Home.
Election 2012 | Oct 12, 2012
Two California cities – Richmond in Northern California’s Contra Costa County and El Monte in Los Angeles County — have proposed a one-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar sweetened beverages, including sodas and energy drinks. The Community Coalition Against Beverage Taxes (funded by the American Beverage Association) has spent approximately $3.5 million to defeat the measures. The coalition argues that it’s a tax on …