“I think what we’re potentially talking about is a total mental health catastrophe.”
The CDC offers new details on the nearly 45,000 Americans who took their own lives in 2016.
Broadly | July 27, 2017
For most of her life, Chloe has struggled with debilitating periods. When she was 25, she finally went to the hospital. It took four years to diagnose her. Why won't doctors take menstrual pain seriously?
This story was included as one of Broadly's Favorite Stories of 2017.
Oakland North | December 9, 2016
One afternoon in the middle of summer, Beatriz Valencia’s son Jonathan came home with a question. The 7-year-old wanted to check if his mom knew that Donald Trump was running for president.
Oakland North | September 28, 2016
Stay the course. That was the message given to those sitting in the front row of Oakland’s city council chambers Friday night, when friends and supporters gathered to watch 29 men and women graduate from the BOSS Career Training and Employment Center, in a ceremony that acknowledged the significant hurdles they had overcome to gain employment while under the supervision of the Alameda County Probation Department.
Oakland North | October 14, 2016
Nzingha Dugas was, she says, the kind of girl who always loved school. For children, the result of growing up in classrooms which are safe, fun and nurturing can be seen in later success: a college education, and a distinguished career. But this experience, Dugas knows, is not the norm for the young girls of color she is working to help in Oakland.
Oakland North | October 24, 2016
The room behind the screen is surprisingly calm. Three nurses are preparing surgical gloves, stacking cotton wool and organizing paperwork on fold-out tables. A collection of music stands have been pushed to the side of the stage to make room for this impromptu clinic. On the other side of the screen, a cluster of Cleveland Elementary second-graders clutching green forms wait nervously in the school dining hall. Kate Holbrook, equipped with a google-eyed stress ball and a broad smile, waves in her first patient.
Atlas Magazine | April 28, 2016
Her work has been featured in the Sunday Times and stocked by exclusive galleries and retailers across the UK. But for Daisy Cooper, success began with an evening class in London's East End.