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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.

Jace Jarrett, 4, stands on his family’s large couch and peers out the window waiting for his father to come home from work on a
Philadelphia families grapple with a medical mystery: Why is this chronic condition rising so quickly in children of color?
A neighborhood devastated by the Tubbs Fire near Santa Rosa, California, on Oct. 13, 2017.
Domestic workers are using lessons learned from California’s wildfires to support their communities through the COVID-19 pandemic. They’re also pushing for legislation that could protect workers in future disasters.
Norcal harvesting fieldworkers pick strawberries early morning on March 31, 2020.
Many H-2A farmworkers live in unsanitary, overcrowded conditions, the perfect recipe for an outbreak during a pandemic.
The Cost of Silky Soft
In this episode of Bodies, we look at how Johnson and Johnson used marketing tactics to target women of color. How did normal body odors become stigmatized and racialized?
Homeless-Oriented Housing Aimed at Saving Lives and Money
Inside Housing Matters’ plan for permanent supportive housing in Harvey West.
Del. Chris Hurst
The Office of the Children’s Ombudsman will investigate complaints concerning the Virginia Department of Social Services and will have a heavy focus on foster care and child-placing decisions.
Transmission: A pandemic meets a homelessness crisis
This story was produced as part of a larger project led by Will James, a participant in the 2019 National Fellowship....
Outsiders Episode 7: It's the Water
Does something about Olympia attract desperate people from all over? We examine the “magnet theory” of homelessness.
Luis, not his real name, cuts wood to repair a section of flooring in his Mt. Pleasant, Iowa home on Monday, February 3, 2020.
The raid at MPC enterprises is part of a trend of increasing worksite raids, according to a Midwest Center analysis of federal data and interviews with immigration officials.
Inside Outsiders
The Outsiders podcasting team holds a live event to explain how they made the series on homlessness and what they learned.

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