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Valley Fever

About This Series

This project results from an innovative reporting venture – the Center for Health Journalism Collaborative – which currently involves the Bakersfield Californian, Radio Bilingüe in Fresno, Valley Public Radio in Fresno and Bakersfield, Vida en el Valle in Fresno, Hanford Sentinel, the Voice of OC in Santa Ana, the Arizona Daily Star in Tucson, La Estrella de Tucsón and The collaborative is an initiative of the Center for Health Journalism at the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.

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Distressed immigrant woman
About This Series

In our Living in the Shadows series, six news organizations from around the country joined together as the Center for Health Journalism Collaborative to highlight the interplay between immigration status and health. Many immigrants feel isolated in America – suffering that can turn toxic over time.