us national map image
Relating to the US nationally.

Background

American Bar Association (ABA) Resource Center for Access to Justice Initiatives: Main page

National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel: Major developments nationwide at the state level.

NATIONAL

Press Coverage

Supreme Court Ruling Undermines Due Process for Immigrants
March 1, 2018 | 94.1 KPFA | Sonali Kolhatkar | Audio

Even as gay rights battles are won, transgender people continue to face obstacles
February 19, 2018 | Los Angeles Times (LA Times) | Jaclyn Cosgrove | News Story

Trump administration opens door to states imposing Medicaid work requirements
January 12, 2018 | Washington Post | Amy Goldstein | News Story

Behind Closed Doors: Preventing Sexual Abuse in Nursing Homes
December 23, 2017 | Truthdig | Barbara Dunlap | Editorial

Women-led startup turns domestic abuse survivors into entrepreneurs
November 23, 2017 | Guardian | Olivia Solon | News and Alerts

DACA recipients file suit over Trump’s move to end program
September 18, 2017 | Politico | Josh Gerstein | News Story

Yemenis, Iranians sue U.S. State Department, ask for visas to be processed
August 4, 2017 | Reuters News Service | Riham Alkousaa | News Story

Opinion: Is it unfair for state to suspend licenses for unpaid tickets?
May 17, 2017 | East Bay Times | Jhumpa Bhattacharya | Op-Ed


Media Organizations

NBC News -- .

New America Media (NAM) -- New America Media is the country's first and largest national collaboration and advocate of 3,000 ethnic news organizations.

New Yorker -- Weekly magazine offering a signature mix of reporting and commentary, along with fiction, poetry, humor, and cartoons.

Newsweek -- .

Nonprofit Quarterly (NPQ) -- Based in Boston, NPQ is an independent nonprofit with an online presence.

Oakland Tribune -- Daily newspaper serving the Bay Area.

Politico -- Founded in 2007, Politico is a Washington-based political journalism organization that covers the White House, Congress, politics and policy.

PRMediaRelease -- PRMediaRelease is collectively owned by state press associations across the U.S.; high profile state member-organizations directly serving news media companies, large and small, in their respective states.

Pro Publica -- Independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.

Public News Service -- Public News Service is a member-supported news service that advocates journalism in the public interest.

Public Radio International (PRI) -- A global non-profit media company focused on the intersection of journalism and engagement to affect positive change in people’s lives.

Raw Story -- American online news organization founded in 2004 by John Byrne. It covers current national and international political and economic news and publishes its own editorials and investigative pieces.

Reuters News Service -- International news agency headquartered in London that is a division of Thomson Reuters.

The Asian Journal -- The Filipino community newspaper since 1991.

The Boston Globe -- Organization Website Primary geographic focus: National Organization Type: Media Acronym or short name: Boston

The District Chronicles --
Creating content for young people and professionals in the Mid-Atlantic region.
Organization Website

Twitter: @thechronicles
Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media, Online

The District Chronicles is published 52 weeks annually and serves communities in Washington, DC, Prince George’s County, Montgomery County, and Northern Virginia. Editorial and advertising content is targeted at young people and professionals, ages 18-55 years-old. The District Chronicles features local news and issues related to personal finance, politics, health, technology, student life, spiritual faith, and the arts.

The District Chronicles



PRESS/RESEARCH FROM THIS SOURCE

News Story

Pressure builds for Feds to Ban the Box

Freddie Allen
The District Chronicles
June 22, 2015
Many states and Washington, D.C. have passed laws making it easier for ex-offenders to find employment. Advocates are now looking for a federal law to ban the box.



This page last modified: Mon, November 16, 2015 -- 4:12 pm ET



The Hill --
The Hill is an American political journalism newspaper and website published in Washington, D.C. since 1994. It is published by Capitol Hill Publishing, which is owned by News Communications, Inc.
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: Bay Area, California Statewide, Central Coast, Central Valley, Eastern California, National, Northern California, Northern District, Rural, Sacramento Region, Southern California, Southwestern California, SPECIAL
Organization Type: Media
Acronym or short name: The Hill

The Hill is an American political journalism newspaper and website published in Washington, D.C. since 1994. It is published by Capitol Hill Publishing, which is owned by News Communications, Inc.

The Hill



PRESS/RESEARCH FROM THIS SOURCE

Opinion

The Race Mistake

Vishnu Sridharan
The Hill
May 25, 2016
An analysis by the Institute on Assets and Social Policy supports that if the Federal Government invested $60,000 in an account for children from low-income families, the net worth gap between African Americans and their white counterparts would narrow by more than 80 percent.



This page last modified: Thu, February 1, 2018 -- 11:42 am ET



ThinkProgress --
Editorially independent project of the Center for American Progress Action Fund.
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media, Research/Policy/Organizing
Acronym or short name: TP

ThinkProgress is editorially independent. All editorial decisions are made by the editors of ThinkProgress. Editorial decisions are not influenced by those who financially support the site, either through advertising or contributions to our parent organization.

ThinkProgress is not partisan. We produce critical reporting on Republicans, Democrats and Independents alike.

ThinkProgress is progressive. We believe the best way to advance progressive values is to accurately and thoroughly report on what is happening in America and the world.

ThinkProgress is committed to accuracy. We check our facts and seek multiple sources. Any errors will be promptly and transparently corrected.

ThinkProgress


This page last modified: Mon, August 31, 2015 -- 9:20 pm ET



Time --
an American weekly news magazine published in New York City. It was founded in 1923 and as of 2014, its circulation was 3,286,467.
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media

Time


This page last modified: Mon, August 31, 2015 -- 8:48 pm ET



Times Record --
News source for western Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media

Times Record


This page last modified: Wed, September 2, 2015 -- 9:37 am ET



Today --
Today is a morning news program on NBC.
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media
Acronym or short name: TODAY

Today is a morning news program on NBC.

Today



PRESS/RESEARCH FROM THIS SOURCE

News Story

Behind the scenes of ‘Know How,’ the film that gives a new face to foster youth

Randee Dawn
Today
May 14, 2015
"Know How" is a musical film about foster youth, which aims to pass A.B. 403 and other measures for the well-being of foster youth.



This page last modified: Tue, September 29, 2015 -- 12:49 pm ET



Trends in State Courts --
.
Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media

Trends in State Courts


This page last modified: Wed, September 2, 2015 -- 9:10 am ET



UCLA Newsroom --
Primary geographic focus: Bay Area, California Statewide, Central Coast, Central Valley, Eastern California, National, Northern California, Northern District, Rural, Sacramento Region, Southern California, Southwestern California, SPECIAL
Organization Type: Media
Tags: University of California

UCLA Newsroom



PRESS/RESEARCH FROM THIS SOURCE

News Story

New study reveals nuanced story behind wealth disparity across racial and ethnic groups in L.A.

Melany De La Cruz-Viesca, Erin Fogg
UCLA Newsroom
March 10, 2016
The report’s authors urge lawmakers to address structural discrimination in asset and credit markets among other recommendations.



This page last modified: Fri, April 13, 2018 -- 2:54 pm ET



Univision America --
Spanish-language talk radio network produced and distributed by Univision Communications. Launched 2012. Heard on AM radio stations in California, Texas, Illinois, Nevada, Florida, and New York.
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media
Tags: Language Access

Univision America is a Spanish-language talk radio network produced and distributed by Univision Communications. It was launched on July 4, 2012 on 9 U.S. AM radio stations in California, Texas, Illinois, Nevada, and Florida. As of March 2014, it has added one FM station in New York. The stations are all owned and operated by Univision Radio.

Univision America


This page last modified: Wed, September 2, 2015 -- 10:37 am ET



USA Today --
.
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media

USA Today



PRESS/RESEARCH FROM THIS SOURCE

News Story

Disabled rights advocates fight assisted suicide legislation

Anna Gorman
USA Today
June 28, 2015
ABX2-15 would allow patients to end their lives. Depression and incorrect prognoses can lead to premature death of people with disabilities.

News Story

Daniel Edozie’s reason to smile

Eric Prisbell
USA Today
February 24, 2015
Daniel Edozie, forward for men's basketball at Iowa State, grew up homeless and was almost deported in 2006 until Kristen Jackson at Public Counsel stepped in and helped him Special Immigrant Juvenile Status.

News Story

Lawsuit says disabled inmates treated poorly at jail

USA Today
April 11, 2017



This page last modified: Mon, August 31, 2015 -- 9:23 pm ET



Wall Street Journal (WSJ) --
English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news published in New York. Owned by News Corporation.
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media
Acronym or short name: WSJ

The Wall Street Journal is an English-language international daily newspaper with a special emphasis on business and economic news published in New York.

It is published 6 days a week by Dow Jones & Company, a division of News Corp, along with the Asian and European editions of the Journal. The Journal is the largest newspaper in the United States by circulation. According to the Alliance for Audited Media, it has a circulation of about 2.4 million copies (including nearly 900,000 digital subscriptions), as of March 2013, compared with USA Today’s 1.7 million. Its main rival in the business newspaper sector is the London-based Financial Times, which also publishes several international editions.

The Journal primarily covers American economic and international business topics, and financial news and issues. It has been printed continuously since its inception on July 8, 1889, by Charles Dow, Edward Jones, and Charles Bergstresser. Its editorial pages and columns, run separately from the news pages, are highly influential in American conservative circles.

Wall Street Journal (WSJ)



PRESS/RESEARCH FROM THIS SOURCE

News Story

Law Firms Urge Trump Administration Not to Cut Funding for Legal-Aid Agency

Wall Street Journal (WSJ)
March 9, 2017



This page last modified: Mon, August 31, 2015 -- 9:17 pm ET



Washington Post --
.
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media
Acronym or short name: WaPo

Washington Post



PRESS/RESEARCH FROM THIS SOURCE

News Story

One reason so many veterans are homeless? They can’t afford lawyers.

Martha Bergmark, Ellen Lawton
Washington Post
July 8, 2016
Inner City Law Center's Homeless Veterans Projects provides Los Angeles veterans with wrap-around health care, case management and legal services to chronically homeless veterans who are high-need high users of emergency health services.

News Story

What’s in the spending agreement? We read it so you don’t have to.

Washington Post
May 1, 2017
NO CUTS to LSC funding for legal aid in current federal budget year - this article details all the budget agreements made in the deal cut this past weekend. Legislature will vote on it this week.

News Story

Trump administration opens door to states imposing Medicaid work requirements

Amy Goldstein
Washington Post
January 12, 2018
The Trump administration is calling Medicaid work requirements a positive "incentive" for beneficiaries, but critics say they're a harmful double standard.



This page last modified: Mon, August 31, 2015 -- 9:22 pm ET



Yahoo! News --
.
Organization Website

Primary geographic focus: National
Organization Type: Media

Yahoo! News


This page last modified: Mon, August 31, 2015 -- 9:23 pm ET