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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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Ajustándose a La Vida en Un Salón de Clases Estadounidense

Eliza Getch trabaja con los estudiantes en un ejercicio de composición en inglés en el Centro para Recién Llegados de la Preparatoria Hoover, uno de varios con los que cuenta el Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Diego. | Photo By … Continue reading

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Adjusting to Life in an American Classroom

Eliza Getch works with students on an English composition exercise at the New Arrivals Center at Hoover High School, one of several in the San Diego Unified School District. | Photo By David Ogul By David Ogul Veteran educator Eliza … Continue reading

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Tweet City Heights: An Inspiring Teen, a Cultural Divide and a Lao Celebration

By Megan Burks Olascoaga: The More I Learn, the More I Can Do U-T San Diego featured City Heights youth leader Marcos Olascoaga this week. The teen became involved with Mid-City CAN two years ago. Now he carries business cards. … Continue reading

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