Tag Archives: African Refugees

Voices: Identifying Barriers to Health Faced by City Heights Immigrants

Overcoming Barriers to Health is a collaboration between The AjA Project and UCSD’s Center for Community Health. The young women that participated ranged from 12 to 17 years old and were first- and second-generation East African refugees and immigrants. Through … Continue reading

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From Ethiopia to Gates: One Man’s Story of Survival and Fatherhood

By Matthew Bowler Michael Million is a proud father. He raised his two kids alone. Not one, but both of his kids are Bill and Melinda Gates Scholarship winners. That means they can go to any college where they are … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: Deciding How to Spend Surplus, Where to Plant Trees

By Megan Burks Catching Up On Curfew Sweeps This week, we shared a report from Speak City Heights partner voiceofsandiego.org about the questionable growth of curfew sweeps in low-income neighborhoods. In areas such as southeast San Diego and City Heights, … Continue reading

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