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Posts Tagged ‘Berkeley’

Outside the Box

On today’s show, stories from outside the box. We’re looking at the creative ways people in the Bay Area are approaching long-entrenched problems.

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Berkeley Pushes for Bike Safety

Berkeley’s City Council is taking big steps to make the streets safer for walkers and bikers. They’re changing city policies and spending big on bike safety as part of an effort to eliminate severe traffic injuries on city streets by 2026. 

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Battle for People’s Park

There’s now a retrospective photography exhibit of the Battle for People’s Park at the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism, allowing viewers to reflect on the university’s past–and present–activism.

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Treating the Whole Person

While their fate in the U.S. remains uncertain, undocumented and immigrant communities are experiencing higher levels of trauma, anxiety, depression and substance abuse. But not only do they have limited access to quality clinicians and therapists, they also require a specific kind of care especially if they don’t speak English. Often called culturally-sensitive care, it takes into account the language and cultural context of a patient. 

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Struggling to Breathe in the Bay Area

Low income people and people of color struggle to get the care they need for asthma. Children are especially at risk of being hospitalized for asthma symptoms. Kaitlin Benz set out to find why that is and how providers in the Bay Area are fixing it.

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