Meera Kymal

No Abhishekams for the Rivers That Run Through Chennai and LA

At the Front Door: Revitalizing Urban Rivers – a column on climate change in our lives. The Cooum in Chennai, the…

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Sheetal Ohri’s ‘Custodial Battle’ Is the Story of an Immigrant Mother Denied Justice

Today, Bay Area-based Sheetal Ohri is a successful entrepreneur and radio show host on Bolly 92.3 FM KSJO,  but behind…

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Students Walk A Tightrope To Stay On Track In Covid Times

In early September Kailash Kothari arrived from India to begin a graduate program in Supply Chain Management at the University…

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Don’t Lose the Roof Over Your Head In Alameda County

Not only has COVID-19 taken a toll on the nation’s health, but it threatens housing security for the most vulnerable…

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Vaccines Are Living Up To Their Promise, Says Dr. Monica Gandhi

“I want you to take three messages away from this outbreak,” said Dr. Monica Gandhi, Professor of Medicine at UCSF…

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Rahima Begum Wins AALDEF Lawsuit To Vote In Bengali

When the city of Hamtramck in Michigan goes to the polls on August 3,  Bangladeshi-American Rahima Begum will cast her…

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Why Is Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy Worried?

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy is worried that the pandemic is getting worse in the US. At a White House briefing…

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Redistricting Strangles Voices in Minority Communities

Redistricting silences communities who cannot ask for help Harbir Kaur Bhatia ran for City Council (District 1) in Santa Clara…

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Out Of Sight. Out Of Mind. Why Seniors Are Getting The Invisible Treatment.

America is going back to normal as states reopen and Covid restrictions lift, but in many communities, the elderly, people…

3 months ago

Is Your Right To Vote Safe? No, Says Voting Rights Advocate Elizabeth Hira

On June 22, the voting rights bill For the People Act (S1) (also known as H.R.1),  met a solid Republican wall…

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Will They? Won’t They? What Parents Think About Giving Kids A Covid Shot

By September this year, children as young as two may be eligible for a Covid vaccine. While many parents welcome…

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