President Donald Trump is promising a “massive advertising campaign” as part of his administration’s response to the worst drug crisis in U.S. history, but past marketing efforts have shown few results and experts say other measures could be more effective in curbing the current epidemic.
A study published in the National Academy of Sciences by Harvard Business Researchers finds that “waiting periods” which are required in some states before becoming a gun-owner actually reduce the number of homicides with guns involved by at least 17 percent.
Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with Executive Director of New Destiny Housing Carol Corden on the organization’s fight to create safe environments for families which experienced events of domestic violence.
More than 200,000 students in K-12 in California are without permanent homes, often living in shared housing with multiple families, in cars, motels or on the streets which results in stress and distraction from school, among other concerns.
Jason Edens, Director of Rural Renewable Energy Alliance (RREAL), discusses the impact of investing $5 billion in energy assistance every year in the fight against energy poverty. This interview was produced in collaboration with LPTV.