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Talking with Henrietta

Henrietta J. Burroughs, a local journalist, hosts this twice-a-month public affairs program, which focuses on local, state and national issues. Henrietta’s current show is called, How Grant Funding Is Affecting the News Industry The above photo shows from left, Mauricio Palma, Nicole Taylor, Joe Rodriguez and show host Henrietta J. Burroughs.  All are shown during Read More…

Talking with Henrietta

Henrietta J. Burroughs, a local journalist, hosts this twice-a-month public affairs program, which focuses on local, state and national issues. Henrietta’s current show is called, Exploring Critical Issues with the East Palo Alto City Council Candidates   The above photo shows host Henrietta J. Burroughs, in middle photo top row, with the seven East Palo Read More…

Our December Hope

Dear Friends of the Media Center, We are writing to share our December hope. Turns out that the pundits and pollsters were way off in their predictions as to how Americans would vote. How did this happen? As Bernard Shaw said, “The biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” Remember Read More…

Made Into America

We are building an archive of immigration stories to highlight the vital role of immigrants in the US and the heroic odysseys away from everything familiar – leading to re-invented lives. Please visit the archive, read some of the accounts (some are videos; most are written) and leave a comment when you are so moved. Read More…

Family Odysseys Project Underway

The Media Center received a grant from the Silicon Valley Community Foundation to develop a multi-media project that celebrates our family stories of coming to the U.S. We are tentatively calling it the “Family Odyssey Project”, but we are open to better names if you leave us a suggestion. The goal of this project is Read More…