#AHCJ17 wrap-up + middle class incomes + diversity in the workplace

Last week, I attend the Association of Health Care Journalists conference in Orlando, which was sunny and informative. See the #AHCJ17 section below for notes about the several panels that focused on disparities, poverty and reporting ideas. Next week, I go to the American Society of Journalists and Authors meeting, so stay tuned for more. […]

This week’s reporting: Entrepreneur gap + education gap + tax news

News. A report calls for changes in the legal representation of the poor. Without insurance, kids face more dental problems. New York is making college free for those who can’t afford it. And The Southern Illinoisian has a great series calledProtecting the Innocent about battling high rates of child abuse in southern Illinois. For National Child […]

5 health care resources, State of the Union on Poverty, education & earnings levels

News. We’re talking about barriers to opportunity in today’s America. Although we’re all stressed, a new study says Alabama is the most stressed state. Medicaid is coming of age in the new health bill’s defeat. Child poverty and STDs are on the rise in central Minnesota, Michigan is making little progress in lifting the working poor […]