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    Policy Shop Staffing Update – Goodbye Mike and Hello Carmen

    Last week NHMC said goodbye to Michael Scurato, who had been with NHMC for nearly six years. Mike was a dedicated and talented colleague and a dear friend. We will miss him dearly and wish him the best of luck as he joins the FCC as an attorney advisor to the chief of the enforcement bureau.

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    NHMC Friend and Ally, Alison Sotomayor, Receives Los Angeles Emmy Nom for Documentary

    Lyn Goldfarb and Alison Sotomayor, LA Film Festival Opening Night, June 10, 2016 - Photo Credit - Byron Purvis, AdMedia(ps)

    Lyn Goldfarb and Alison Sotomayor, LA Film Festival Opening Night, June 10, 2016 – Photo Credit – Byron Purvis, AdMedia(ps)

    The Los Angeles Area Emmy nominations were released earlier this month. NHMC is excited and immensely proud of long-time friend and exceptional producer, Alison Sotomayor, who was nominated along with her partner, Lyn Goldfarb, for their documentary film, Bridging the Divide: Tom Bradley and the Politics of Race, which aired nationally on 319 PBS stations in 137 markets during Black History Month this year. The documentary reached 96% of the top 25 markets in the country, which is a significant accomplishment for an independent documentary.

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    NHMC Welcomes Summer Univision Fellow, Alejandra Salazar

    alejandra-headshotThis week NHMC welcomed Alejandra Salazar, a rising senior at Stanford University, as its summer 2016 Univision Policy Fellow. The highly- selective, paid fellowship program, housed at NHMC, allows one student per semester to learn about media advocacy issues from a civil rights and public interest perspective. Fellows are guided through media and policy research, analysis, writing and public speaking. They build skills while enhancing NHMC’s media advocacy and students have the opportunity to visit, network with, and learn from executives at Univision.

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    NHMC Welcomes 2016 Google Policy Fellow, Cristina Contreras

    Attachment-1This week NHMC welcomed Cristina Contreras, a master’s student at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, to Washington, DC, as its summer 2016 Google Policy Fellow. The Google Policy Fellowship program is a highly-selective summer employment program through which Google provides stipends to students to work on internet and technology issues at non-profit organizations, like NHMC.

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    Welcome Clarissa Corona, NHMC’s New Communications Assistant

    NHMC welcomes Clarissa Corona to the family as our Communications Assistant. She recently graduated with honors from Cal State Northridge, with her BA in Communications Studies, after only three years of study.

    Clarissa was born and raised in Whittier, a suburb in Los Angeles county, with her older sister Jessica and her parents. From a young age, Clarissa became very passionate about reading and writing.