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As part of the Center for Health Journalism Fellowship, journalists work with a senior fellow to develop a special project. Recent projects have examined health disparities by ZIP code in the San Francisco Bay Area, anxiety disorders and depression in the Hispanic immigrant community in Washington state, and the importance of foreign-born doctors to health care in rural communities.

James E. Causey (right), a Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter, spent the summer of 2018 following boys as they participated in
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reporter James E. Causey kept a weekly journal during the summer of 2018, while he was reporting about the "We Got This" summer garden program in one of the city's most troubled neighborhoods. Here he shares some excerpts.
Nate Collins, 19, left, helps Deonta Williams, 9, prepare to plant a tomato plant on a Saturday in July at "We Got This," a prog
“I try to provide them with the tools to grow, so they can make that decision not to jump in that (stolen car), and not to pick up that gun, because they need to make those decisions when no one else is around.”
Emmanuel Johnson, 12, prepares the roots of a tomato plant at the "We Got This” urban garden in July. Emmanuel helped plant a do
The community garden at the center of Andre Lee Ellis' "We Got This" mentoring program is one of dozens in Milwaukee. Many could use help — from raising money to sweat equity. James E. Causey’s reporting on this project was completed with the support of a USC Annenberg Center for Healt
Apartments at Carriage Park Apartments are under construction after being damaged by Hurricane Harvey.
Little has been done to boost the number of affordable rental units since Harvey struck.
Tristin Gary, 24, and boyfriend Seth Johnson, 30, moved into Crossroads Apartments in late summer with Gary's now-3-year-old dau
In Victoria, Texas, families with limited budgets face harsh realities, with exploitative landlords and a shortage of safe, affordable rental housing. Then Hurricane Harvey made everything even worse.
Cover of Central Valley Medical magazine
Mental Reinforcements
Tulare County law enforcement attempts to make strides in robust officer training about how to deal with residents with mental health problems.
State Sen. Creigh Deeds has asked for a permanent space to continue work on mental health reform. His commission is slated to is
A Virginia state senator voices impatience with the work of a commission he launched, which has secured mental health reforms but has not yet led to the wholesale change envisioned.
Sabrina Hanes and her daughter, Aroara, stay with friends in Chico following their evacuation from their home in Paradise during
Reporter Laura Klivans followed Sabrina Hanes through her daily routine in Paradise last summer, to learn how she’s developed resilience. She caught up with Hanes after the fire to find out what happens next.
After a very difficult upbringing and early adulthood, Sabrina Hanes is doing everything she can to overcome the trauma she expe
As many Paradise residents work to piece their lives back together they have the added weight of trauma from the Camp Fire.
A June 2018 photo of Butte Creek Canyon from the road connecting Chico to Paradise. Much of this canyon has burned. (Laura Kliva
Reporter Laura Klivans visited Paradise this summer for her reporting on childhood trauma. All the places she visited have now burned down. She takes a moment to look back.

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