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Growing pains in Merced’s healthcare scene

October 20, 2017 / By
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Above: Ciera Coronado of Merced High School prepares to measure the pulse of a fellow student during an equipment training at Merced College.

Our Migrant Story

October 3, 2017 / By
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We left crumbled governments only to experience what seems like downfall of yet another one, the difference is that we still have a chance to put a stop to the course. Immigrants have greatly contributed to the success of this country since it was founded, and the majority of DACA recipients continue to do so. They've become a scapegoat to hate, just like many other minorities have become in the past. Do not let us be divided.

Merced County, rural areas most impacted by Census funding cuts

September 25, 2017 / By
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Above: South Merced residents participate in a recent community assessment for Building Health Communities (BHC), Merced.

Our Love is not so different

September 23, 2017 / By
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I made this poem because I know people who still struggle with their identity and being accepted.  Too many times, I’ve gotten in arguments to defend my friends and family. This is a very sensitive subject to me, and I feel I must stand up against hate because  LGBTQ+ love is no different from any other love.

Merced in Color: Empowering Her Community

September 21, 2017 / By
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As program manager for the nonprofit, Corchado works to mobilize local parents at Merced County schools. From leadership trainings to holding school boards accountable for student health outcomes, her work is driven by a primary focus to make Merced a better place for the next generation.