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Promoting cross-cultural communications through a network of over 2,000 ethnic media outlets nationwide.
Sep 29 19 tweets 3 min read
In 10 minutes, please join @EthnicMediaSvc with three heat officers who will discuss the lessons they learned from the hottest US summer on record: ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… The speakers are:
Jane Gilbert, Chief Heat Officer, City of Miami, Florida
David Hondula, Director of the Office of Heat Response and Mitigation in Phoenix
Marta Segura, Chief Heat Officer of the City of Los Angeles #extremeweather #extremeheat @ResilientJane @ASUHondula
Sep 26 18 tweets 3 min read
In 10 minutes, @EthnicMediaSvc begins a special news briefing: how are Californians responding to extreme heat. Watch the livestream here: ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… This special briefing will feature speakers sharing stories of community resilience. Join @EthnicMediaSvc live for the engaging discussion. #extremeheat #California #ClimateAction
Sep 22 14 tweets 3 min read
In 10 minutes, @EthnicMediaSvc begins its weekly Friday briefing. This week, we partner with the @FTC for a discussion on the tell-tale signs of a scam. ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… FTC experts break down the ways scammers tell you to pay – from apps like Venmo, CashApp or Zelle to gift cards to cryptocurrency and more – and why it’s hard to get your money back. @FTC #FRAUD #scams #Zelle #Venmo
Sep 15 20 tweets 3 min read
Join @EthnicMediaSvc right now for a robust discussion on the deep impacts of climate change: ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… Our speakers today are:
Hannah Hess, Climate Impact Lab
Megan Mullin, UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation
Jon Christensen, Adjunct Assistant Professor, UCLA
Miranda Massie, Director and Founder, Climate Museum #climatechange #climatecrisis
Sep 1 14 tweets 3 min read
Right now, join @EthnicMediaSvc for a news briefing on the alarming rise of “cat phishing” in which scammers use a variety of technology to attack vulnerable people. ethnicmediaservices.org Ben Davidson of the @FTC says more than 1 million reports have been filed this year, with a combined loss of 4.3 billion. Imposter frauds - including online shopping fraud, prizes, and lotteries - are among the largest frauds.
Aug 29 18 tweets 3 min read
Several more days of triple-digit weather lie ahead for Californians. In 10 minutes, join @EthnicMediaSvc for a live discussion on extreme heat. ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… Speakers will discuss the state’s efforts to protect the most vulnerable communities; why half of all heat-related fatalities occur indoors; cooling down overheated schools, and pushing for more cooling centers. #extremeheat @CAgovernor @CA_OCPSC
Aug 18 39 tweets 7 min read
Yes, summer is winding down, which means it's #BackToSchool for parents and their kids. Today we're speaking with USC's @DrShaunHarper, @kasey_meehan with @PENAmerica, and Kansas St. U's @edu_tuan about some of the challenges this coming year. Livestream👇
ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… Welcome to today's briefing, where we'll be discussing pending teacher shortages, pandemic-related learning loss, and the ongoing culture wars impacting schools nationwide.
Aug 15 16 tweets 3 min read
15.5 million Californians are at risk of losing their MediCal benefits this year, during the redetermination process of the "great unwinding." Join @EthnicMediaSvc right now for a robust discussion on this issue. ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… Speakers today are:
Yingjia Huang, Deputy Director of health care benefits and eligibility, Department of Health Care Services
Jessica Altman, CEO, Covered California
Virginia Hedrick, Executive Director, California Consortium for Urban Indian Health
Aug 9 12 tweets 3 min read
Join @EthnicMediaSvc right now for a valuable news briefing with the @FTC on fake money-making scams.
ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… Our speakers today are:
Kathleen Daffan, Assistant Director, Division of Marketing Practices, Federal Trade Commission
Rosario Mendez, Attorney, Consumer & Business Education, Federal Trade Commission
Aug 4 36 tweets 5 min read
As desperate #migrants continue to seek entrance into the US, counter measures in border states like Texas -- which has erected floating barrel traps linked to two recent deaths -- are becoming increasingly cruel, say #immigrantrights advocates. Today at 11am we're discussing the rise in hateful rhetoric surrounding migrants at the border with a panel of experts including @ManuOrtizE & Cal Jillison of Southern Methodist University. Watch the livestream 👇
ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing…
Jul 21 20 tweets 3 min read
Today´s news briefing at 11 a.m. PDT is on "The troubling impacts of language barriers in healthcare access," with Dr. Latha Palaniappan, cofounder of @StanfordCAREs Dr. Ingrid Hall, from the @CDCgov and Dr. Elena Rios from the @NHMAmd #healthcareforall #ethnicmedia Today's news briefing on "The troubling impacts of language barriers in healthcare access" is under way. Follow for live tweets here!
Jul 13 14 tweets 2 min read
Join @EthnicMediaSvc right now for hot takes in extreme heat: ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… One of the most important things we can do to protect ourselves from extreme heat is increase the number of shade structures: trees, awnings, etc. says V. Kelly Turner, Associate Director of Urban Environmental Research, @UCLA. Less asphalt, more trees, she says. @VKellyTurner
Jun 16 17 tweets 6 min read
TJoin @EthnicMediaSvc right now for a discussion on the SCOTUS surprise decision on voting rights in Alabama, featuring the lead plaintiff, Evan Milligan. ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… Thomas Saenz of MALDEF kicks off our discussion this morning. "The outcome of the Allen vs. Milligan case should be celebrated," says Saenz, noting that it will significantly impact pending cases and potentially allow for Hispanic majority districts. @ThomasASaenz @MALDEF
Jun 9 36 tweets 7 min read
#Hatecrimes, hate incidents, general intolerance is on the rise. How do people & communities heal from these experiences? That's our focus today. And we have a great panel who'll share their expertise with us. Watch the livestream here staring at 11am PST.
ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… Today's briefing is being moderated by EMS Co-Director Julian Do, who leads our Stop the Hate campaign, a collaboration of ethnic media across California reporting on the impact of rising hate in local communities.
ethnicmediaservices.org/stop-the-hate/
May 19 46 tweets 11 min read
Today at 11 am PDT we're discussing the increasing flow of #migrants worldwide and how countries are tightening their borders in response. Follow the link below for the livestream 👇
ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing…
@ekztarf @TowerAmali @Climate_Refugee @hossein_ayazi @ekztarf @TowerAmali @Climate_Refugee @hossein_ayazi Welcome to today's briefing. We've got a panel of excellent speakers. Our moderator today is @PilarMarrero who notes the increasing flow of migrants is not an issue that can be boiled down to the US southern border.
May 12 18 tweets 11 min read
In 10 minutes, @EthnicMediaSvc begins a discussion on the war against transgender people. Watch live here: ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… @RepGeneWu @1NadineSmith @sailorjones @CommonCause @transyouthequality #transgender @1NadineSmith of @equalityfl discusses a bill in the Florida state Legislature that would ban trans athletes from participating. "This was a result of focus group testing. Trans issues make people uncomfortable."
May 12 4 tweets 3 min read
In #Texas there are “dozens and dozens of bills," says
@GeneforTexas, to ban books & Black history, to criminalize #transyouth and #reproductiverights, to make it harder for minorities to run businesses and easier to bring guns into schools.
ethnicmediaservices.org/politics/three… @RepPennyMShaw Here's @GeneforTexas on which bills he's working to pass and which he's eyeing with extreme caution.
May 5 14 tweets 5 min read
Beginning now: a lively discussion on artificial intelligence. Watch live here. ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… Speakers are:
Hector Palacios, Research Scientist at ServiceNow Research; Chris Dede, Associate Director of Research for the National AI Institute for Adult Learning and Online Education; and Sean McGregor, Founder of the Responsible AI Collaborative @seanmcgregor @Chrsdede
Apr 21 18 tweets 9 min read
In 5 minutes, @EthnicMediaSvc begins its weekly Friday news briefing with a discussion on child mortality. Please join us on the livestream. ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… Speakers today: Steven H. Woolf, MD, MPH, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine
Kim Parker, PEW Research Center
Mayra Alvarez,The Children’s Partnership Research Center
Kelly Sampson, Brady United @VCUFans @pewresearch @kim_c_parker @KidsPartnership @bradybuzz
Apr 14 37 tweets 8 min read
About 1/2 of Americans are on #TikTok, which US lawmakers are considering banning as tensions with #China rise. Join us at 11am PDT for a discussion on TokTok's future with Sen @MarkWarner, John Yang of @AAAJ_AAJC and Kate Ruane @PENamerica.
Livestream: ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… Our first speaker today is @MarkWarner (D-Virgina), Chair of the Sen Intelligence Committee and co-author of the Restrict Act. "I am a tech guy... I strongly believe in the positive power of technology," says Warner.
Apr 12 37 tweets 9 min read
👉Join us at 11am today for this important conversation as #California prepares to review eligibility for millions of #MediCal recipients. We'll be speaking with experts and health care practitioners about what this could mean. Follow the livestream: ethnicmediaservices.org/media-briefing… Welcome to today's briefing sponsored by @DHCS_CA and organized by EMS and @CaliforniaBlac2. We'll be looking at who is at risk for being disenrolled from #MediCal under California's "great unwinding," and what people can do to get ready.