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text Rent control campaigns presently in ten California cities by Lynda Carson
Rent control and just cause eviction protections are the only fair and humane ways to slow down greedy landlords and profiteering realtors from gouging renters with never ending rent increases, unjust evictions, displacing renters from their communities, and adding to the already-dire affordable housing crisis in California!...
Posted: Fri May 11, 2018 11:56PM
text Economic Benefits of a Living Wage in the City of Santa Rosa by Sonoma State Investigative Research Group
Amy Badger, Elizabeth Munoz- Martin, Demi Gray, Austin Barcus, Blaze Carter, Brooke Santander, Crystal Mendoza, Sara Gong, Jeffrey Robinson...
Posted: Wed May 9, 2018 1:59PM
text HUD’s attack on the poor in the Bay Area must be rejected by Congress by Lynda Carson
HUD Secretary Ben Carson wants to triple the rents on some tenants, and raise from 30% to 35%, the share of a household’s income that it must pay in rent. Additionally, Secretary Carson wants to add more work requirements on those receiving assistance in HUD’s housing programs!...
Posted: Tue May 8, 2018 2:55PM
text Tobacco: A Thriving Known Killer by Brock Senta
The leading cause in preventable death is thriving today. This is how and why the tobacco industry continues to be successful....
Posted: Mon May 7, 2018 1:39PM
text War on Drugs Rips Families Apart by Demi Gray
Treating drug addiction as crime rather than as a disease is causing more harm than good....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:10PM
text Disconnect to Reconnect by CDM
Our over obsession with technology has disconnected us from our natural world....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:05PM
text Guadalajara is known as Mexico’s Silicon Valley by Trixy Gomez
Mexico...
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:01PM
text Thank You, Anita Hill by AB
Op Ed piece regarding sexual harassment in the workplace and the connection to the #MeToo movement....
Posted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:33AM
text What Gun-Control Activists Should be Talking About by Tanner Matthis
Gun-control activists should be pushing for Extreme Risk Protection Orders, not the repeal of the Second Amendment....
Posted: Tue Apr 24, 2018 12:24PM
text May Meat Challenge by Occupy Sonoma County
This article is part of our May Meat Challenge campaign aimed at reducing greenhouse gas by encouraging people to evaluate their consumption of animal products. This article is well researched with support from local farmer groups including meat farmers....
Posted: Sat Apr 14, 2018 4:23AM
text #TimesUp 4 C.T. Weber by Donna R Sy
Charges of sexual assault and sexual harassment have been brought against Sacramento based candidate for California Secretary of State, C.T. Weber. Weber is the only Peace and Freedom Party candidate in this race and like all other third party candidates will not go beyond the June 2018 primary because of the Top Two restrictions on voters' choices. Weber is also facing intense criticism for posing for photographs while wearing a Nazi Party uniform....
Posted: Thu Mar 8, 2018 3:01PM
text Marin County Passes Resolution Opposing Offshore Drilling, Joining 25 Other California Communities by Center for Biological Diversity
Trump Plan to Expand Offshore Leasing Meets Strong Resistance in California...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:50PM
text California Draft Elk Management Plan Lacks Science, Shortchanges Conservation by Center for Biological Diversity
Plan Missing Basic Elk Population Data, Scapegoats Wolves...
Posted: Fri Feb 2, 2018 9:45PM
text Northern California's Delayed Crab Season Opener Threatens Whales by Center for Biological Diversity
State Wildlife Agency Urged to Address Risk of Deadly Entanglements...
Posted: Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:09PM
text Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival Research by Andrea, Nelly, Sofia, Zully, Zaira, Raquel, Gaby
Current laws and stipulations are threatening the legal status of immigrants in the United States. The president’s decision to end DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and call congress to act has left the “Dreamers” of the country in uncertainty. A set of interviews were held with DACA recipients of Sonoma County to understand the demographic of the recipients and the effects recent laws have had on them and their families. The interviews will help understand who the DACA populatio...
Posted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 8:18PM
text Analysis of Police Brutality if Seen at Sonoma State by Amanda Zuidema et al
Research on if Sonoma State students experience police brutality...
Posted: Fri Dec 8, 2017 6:53PM
text Homelessness and Mental Illness within Sonoma County by Paula A, Jenna C, Dom R, B Louie, A Semenza, K Cruz
Our research teams decided to look into the homeless mentally ill within Sonoma County. Specifically, the resources and programs that are avaliable to this vulnerable population....
Posted: Wed Dec 6, 2017 7:51PM
text Social Justice and Social Justice Week at Sonoma State University by Liz A, Maria C, Lorena G, Lizbeth R, Selene R, Jimena S
Our research team aimed to dissect the term social justice and simplify its complex meaning. We did so by collecting data from interviews and surveys. The answers to our interview questions represent the complexity of this topic....
Posted: Wed Dec 6, 2017 2:08PM
text OP-ED on Homelessness and Mental Health in Sonoma County. by Andrew Semenza
Summary of research project on homelessness and mental health in Sonoma County....
Posted: Mon Dec 4, 2017 3:19PM
text Are the Mentally Ill Homeless Falling through the Cracks of Society? by Paula Albertolli (SSU group)
Did an investigative research project for Sonoma State University’s Investigative sociology class. Our topic was the social problem of homelessness. However, we mainly focused on a specific group of the homeless community; those who suffer from mental illness. The mentally ill homeless seem to have fallen through the cracks of society. We looked for a possible resolution to issue of mental health among the homeless population, and looked into what is already available....
Posted: Thu Nov 30, 2017 10:34AM