Within hours of the migrants’ arrival, Martha’s Vineyard residents and community activists mobilized to provide food, clothing, and shelter at a church for the new arrivals. Local and national fundraising efforts resulted in more than $175,000 in donations.
Author: Sonali Kolhatkar, YES! Magazine
Ofelia Esparza is an artist, an altarista, or altar-maker, and an educator. In 2018, her work in creating and promoting Día de los Muertos-themed altars was recognized with the nation’s highest honor for folk and traditional art with a National Heritage Fellowship.
In the past 10 years, we’ve learned that actually all of these diseases we commonly treat in the hospital are diseases where the immune system is in this chronic inflammatory state. What was surprising is how literal those connections are.
The bold headline of a recent Los Angeles Times editorial by the hydrologist Jay Famiglietti starkly warned: “California has about one year of water left. Will you ration now?” The write-up quickly made the social media rounds, prompting both panic and the usual blame game...