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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.

 
Stories
Native American Woman Changes Young Lives, One Dance at a Time

The California Report | Jan 15, 2014

Native American Woman Changes Young Lives, One Dance at a Time

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.

Sonoma County Group Helps Man Learn to Control Anger, Violence

The California Report | Jan 06, 2014

Sonoma County Group Helps Man Learn to Control Anger, Violence

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.

Election 2012 | Oct 12, 2012

Richmond Residents Weigh in on Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Tax

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 …

 

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