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Grace Rubenstein http://gracerubenstein.com Traditional and Multimedia Journalist Mon, 10 Nov 2014 17:51:31 +0000 http://wordpress.org/?v=2.8.5 en hourly 1 Determined Farmworker Helps Others Confront Sexual Harassment in the Fields http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/rape-in-the-fields-radio/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/rape-in-the-fields-radio/#comments Mon, 19 Aug 2013 22:29:56 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.com/?p=700 “She told us the foreman had laid her down in the field and taken off her clothes and abused her. We didn’t know what to do. And that’s when we started wanting to learn about sexual harassment at work.”

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Rape in the Fields http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/rape-in-the-fields/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/rape-in-the-fields/#comments Mon, 19 Aug 2013 22:07:15 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.com/?p=689 Hundreds of female agricultural workers have complained to the federal government about being raped and assaulted, verbally and physically harassed on the job, while law enforcement has done almost nothing to prosecute potential crimes. In virtually all of the cases reviewed, the alleged perpetrators held positions of power over the women. Despite the accusations, these supervisors have remained on the job for years without fear of arrest.

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Left Out: Why Is It So Hard for Older Women to Get the HPV Vaccine? http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/hpv-vaccine-older-women/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/hpv-vaccine-older-women/#comments Sun, 05 Aug 2012 18:41:55 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.com/?p=682 Doctors stop recommending the HPV vaccine to women once they've reached their mid-20s. But is it a good idea for older individuals who still want it?

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The Have and Have-Nots of Health in Sacramento http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/have-nots-of-health/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/have-nots-of-health/#comments Mon, 04 Jun 2012 21:47:40 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.com/?p=645 The visible differences between the leafy East Sacramento and gritty Oak Park neighborhoods are obvious. Beneath the surface are disparities just as stark in matters that are anything but superficial: residents' rates of death and disease.

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Free Health Clinic Shows Massive Need http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/free-health-clinic-video/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/free-health-clinic-video/#comments Sun, 08 Apr 2012 07:14:00 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.com/?p=636 More than 1,000 people waited overnight to receive free medical, dental and vision care on day one of the four-day Remote Area Medical clinic in Sacramento. Still more were turned away. The traveling clinic is funded by donations and staffed by volunteers.

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Serious Illness Complicates Deportation Case http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/serious-illness-complicates-deportation-case/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/serious-illness-complicates-deportation-case/#comments Mon, 16 Jan 2012 02:10:11 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.com/?p=610 The digital counter ticked down the remaining minutes of Ignacio Mesa Viera's dialysis treatment.

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With More Than Yawns, Pupils Rate Teacher’s Book http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/teacher-book/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/teacher-book/#comments Sat, 01 Oct 2011 16:34:32 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.com/?p=595 Besides finishing their assignments and playing nicely with others, the third graders in Joe Imwalle’s classroom have another important job: They are front-line editors of their teacher’s book.

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In the Fruitvale Section of Oakland, Merchants Are Armed and Wary http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/in-the-fruitvale-section-of-oakland-merchants-are-armed-and-wary/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/in-the-fruitvale-section-of-oakland-merchants-are-armed-and-wary/#comments Sat, 01 Oct 2011 16:24:41 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.com/?p=589 At Esparza’s Jewelry in the Fruitvale section of Oakland, the owner, Rodolfo Perez, works the counter with a .38-caliber revolver strapped to his belt.

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Tour Draws Immigrants to Honor Their Saint http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/tour-draws-immigrants-to-honor-their-saint/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/tour-draws-immigrants-to-honor-their-saint/#comments Fri, 05 Aug 2011 16:43:31 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.com/?p=585 Last Friday night, the faithful and the curious lined up for a special mass at St. Anthony Parish in Oakland. On a pedestal up front stood the object of their affection: a 4-foot-5 statue of a blue-eyed Mexican priest.

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At the Curb, Wheels for Free Expression http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/at-the-curb-wheels-for-free-expression/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/at-the-curb-wheels-for-free-expression/#comments Mon, 03 Jan 2011 06:30:28 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.com/?p=563 If the residents of the Haight, the Castro, the Mission and other San Francisco neighborhoods were given a giant public chalkboard, what would they write?

Grant Gordon knows — thanks to his 2001 Toyota Echo.

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No Child Left Behind: The Good and the Bad http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/no-child-left-behind-the-good-and-the-bad/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/no-child-left-behind-the-good-and-the-bad/#comments Sat, 23 Jan 2010 18:27:14 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.com/?p=450 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/no-child-left-behind-the-good-and-the-bad/feed/ 0 Inside Intelligence http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/inside-intelligence/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/inside-intelligence/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2009 19:00:11 +0000 grace http://localhost:8888/wordpress/?p=1 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/inside-intelligence/feed/ 0 Reinventing the Big Test: The Challenge of Authentic Assessment http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/reinventing-the-big-test/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/reinventing-the-big-test/#comments Tue, 01 Apr 2008 19:00:02 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.server284.com/?p=54 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/reinventing-the-big-test/feed/ 0 Grand Slam: Performance Poetry Engages Students http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/poetry-video/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/poetry-video/#comments Sun, 03 Feb 2008 19:33:41 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.com/?p=472 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/poetry-video/feed/ 0 Collaboration Generation: Teaching and Learning for a New Age http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/collaboration-generation-teaching-and-learning-for-a-new-age/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/collaboration-generation-teaching-and-learning-for-a-new-age/#comments Sat, 02 Feb 2008 19:00:44 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.server284.com/?p=180 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/collaboration-generation-teaching-and-learning-for-a-new-age/feed/ 0 Stealth Mental Health: Student Support Without the Stigma http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/stealth-mental-health/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/stealth-mental-health/#comments Fri, 01 Feb 2008 19:00:50 +0000 grace http://localhost:8888/wordpress/?p=17 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/stealth-mental-health/feed/ 0 The Apprentice: Mentoring in the Boston Teacher Residency http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/the-apprentice/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/the-apprentice/#comments Mon, 05 Feb 2007 19:00:14 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.server284.com/?p=182 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/the-apprentice/feed/ 0 Outside In: The Walden Project Helps Students See the Forest for the Trees http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/outside-in/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/outside-in/#comments Thu, 01 Feb 2007 19:00:30 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.server284.com/?p=83 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/outside-in/feed/ 0 Cross Training: Arts and Academics Are Inseparable http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/cross-training/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/cross-training/#comments Sun, 01 Oct 2006 19:00:16 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.server284.com/?p=148 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/cross-training/feed/ 0 The Advantage of Disadvantage: Teachers with Disabilities Are Not a Handicap http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/the-advantage-of-disadvantage/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/the-advantage-of-disadvantage/#comments Sun, 05 Feb 2006 19:00:13 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.server284.com/?p=187 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/the-advantage-of-disadvantage/feed/ 0 Mining for Gold: Writer Samuel G. Freedman’s Education http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/mining-for-gold/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/mining-for-gold/#comments Wed, 01 Feb 2006 19:00:14 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.server284.com/?p=184 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/mining-for-gold/feed/ 0 Drowning Victims Remembered http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/drowning-victims/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/drowning-victims/#comments Wed, 01 Dec 2004 19:00:39 +0000 grace http://localhost:8888/wordpress/?p=9 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/drowning-victims/feed/ 0 Mourning Mom Sews Quilts for Veterans http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/mourning-mom-sews-quilts-for-veterans/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/mourning-mom-sews-quilts-for-veterans/#comments Thu, 01 Jan 2004 19:00:12 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.server284.com/?p=155 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/mourning-mom-sews-quilts-for-veterans/feed/ 0 Suicide By Cop http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/suicide-by-cop/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/suicide-by-cop/#comments Wed, 01 Oct 2003 19:00:26 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.server284.com/?p=173 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/suicide-by-cop/feed/ 0 Crossing into Danger http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/crossing-into-danger/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/crossing-into-danger/#comments Sun, 01 Dec 2002 19:00:17 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.server284.com/?p=178 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/crossing-into-danger/feed/ 0 Sadly, the Buzz is Gone http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/sadly-the-buzz-is-gone/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/sadly-the-buzz-is-gone/#comments Fri, 01 Mar 2002 19:00:15 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.server284.com/?p=171 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/sadly-the-buzz-is-gone/feed/ 0 Where You’d Least Expect It, Someone Who Listens http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/where-you%e2%80%99d-least-expect-it-someone-who-listens/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/where-you%e2%80%99d-least-expect-it-someone-who-listens/#comments Tue, 01 Jan 2002 17:00:55 +0000 grace http://gracerubenstein.server284.com/?p=175 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/where-you%e2%80%99d-least-expect-it-someone-who-listens/feed/ 0 Market Vendors Take Stock http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/market-vendors-take-stock/ http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/market-vendors-take-stock/#comments Mon, 01 Oct 2001 19:00:57 +0000 grace http://localhost:8888/wordpress/?p=5 http://gracerubenstein.com/clips/market-vendors-take-stock/feed/ 0