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aldianews • A long-form piece about the Latino millennial voter — in Pennsylvania and the nation — and the apps that intend to register them and magnify their electoral power.
the guardian • The more cynical among us might poke fun at, and poke holes into, the idea of “the American Dream” in this era of unprecedented inequality. But the majority of Latino millennials still believe in it, according to a 2014 study contrasting Latino millennials to their non-Latino counterparts.
the guardian • After Sandy Hook, students across America have seen schools introduce active shooter simulations involving gunfire, masked men running down school halls and “victims”. These drills are realistic, and in some cases, downright terrifying. Arguments that support them hinge on the belief that the verisimilitude predicts actual behavior and increases the chance of survivability in a real event.
aldianews • A 2016 Keystone Award-winning editorial
aldianews • Recipient of a 2015 “Ongoing News Coverage” Keystone Award; as well as a 2015 Keystone award and a José Martí award for editorial
aldianews • A 2014 José Martí Award-winning editorial
aldianews • Long-form piece about immigration activist Hiro Nishikawa, a survivor of the Japanese American internment camps of World War II.
A Silk about reaction and non-reaction to the police shootings of Latinos in the U.S.
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youtube • The Fight for Education: An Al Dia Documentary Op-Ed. The Pennsylvania state constitution states that, “The General Assembly shall provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public education.” Yet in Philadelphia, where one out of three students comes from a low-income household, education is severely underfunded.
youtube • Four young Philadelphia journalists answer questions about their take on future of conflict journalism.