Cayla Mihalovich ('24) reports on why it's so hard for formerly-incarcerated people to receive the promised reparations for forced sterilization in California prisons.
Losing control: When San Jose police confront people in mental health crisis, why do they end up hurting them so often?
Through the California Reporting Project, IRP students found that a staggering number of people hurt or killed by San Jose Police are mentally ill or intoxicated.
Andrew Lopez ('23) reports on how lack of transportation presents a challenge for older adults who want to age in their rural communities.
The IRP's Managing Editor, Bernice Yeung, investigates hotels' role in human trafficking for The New Yorker.
Katie Rodriguez reports on efforts to standardize training for caregivers, the latest in the IRP's reporting on Aging in America.
With 1 in 4 New Yorkers over 60, state seeks public’s help in master plan for surging senior population
Ruth Dusseault reports the latest in our coverage of Aging in America
IRP reporter Kathryn Hurd finds that state officials have run out of foster homes, leading them to put abused youth in unlicensed places.
Richard Tzul reports on The Senior Paw Project, a program that helps older people take care of and keep their pets.
Kate Raphael ('24) reports on a Sonoma County program to help older adults retrofit their homes.
Making churches more welcoming for members with dementia: ‘ We don’t want them to think they’re forgotten.’
Celeste Hamilton Dennis ('24) reports on a program to make church services more welcoming to members with dementia
Kathryn Hurd ('21) finds that state officials have run out of foster homes, leading them to put abused youth in unlicensed places.
Brian Howey ('23) reports on how police officers are trained to grill family members after police shootings. This story was Brian's investigation in Prof. David Barstow's second year investigative reporting seminar.
Amid FBI investigation, Antioch police refuse to release use of force records, including a controversial neck hold that has since been widely banned
IRP Reporters Krissy Waite ('23) and Bella Arnold ('24) contribute to reporting on Antioch's refusal to release records that would shed light on police use of force.
Jeremiah Rhodes ('24) reports on older adults living with HIV, the latest in the IRP's coverage of Aging in America
Chris Chang reports on how low-income seniors struggle to find housing in San Fransciso.
The Black Box: Colleges spend thousands on AI to prevent suicides and shootings. Evidence that it works is scant.
The second installment of Ari Sen (22) and Dereka Bennett's (22) investigation into how colleges use AI to monitor students published by The Dallas Morning News
Myah Overstreet reports on the Kingdom Care Senior Village in the latest from our Aging in America Project.
Margie Cullen ('22) and Anne Marshall-Chalmers ('22) report for Runner's World on the troubling consequences of increasingly competitive high school running programs.
Meg Shutzer and Rachel Mueller's deeply reported investigation into the Ware Youth Center in Louisiana publishes on the front page of The New York Times
Brian Howey ('22) reports with Wesley Lowery on the devastating toll of nonfatal police shootings for The Washington Post.
Berkeley Journalism students provided reporting for this story in collaboration with Mother Jones, Reveal from the Center for Investigative Reporting, UC Berkeley's Human Right Center on this investigation.
Ari Sen (22) and Dereka Bennett's (22) investigation into how colleges use AI to monitor students published by The Dallas Morning News
Felicia Alvarez ('23) reports on on an affordable housing community aimed at LGBTQ seniors in Sacramento.
Sofie Kodner ('22) reports on intergenerational housing as a way to protect seniors during extreme heat waves.
Katie Rodriguez ('23) reports on the risk extreme heat poses to older Americans and how "buddy" programs are emerging to help.
Yasmin Rafiei, the IRP's reporter-in-residence, reports on the devastating decline in residents’ care and increase in deaths after the acquisition of St. Joseph’s Home for the Aged.
In Climate-Driven Disasters, Older People and the Disabled Are Most at Risk. Now In-Home Caregivers Are Being Trained in How to Help Them
Katie Rodriguez ('23) reports how in-home caregivers are preparing for climate emergencies for the IRP's Aging in America project.
Dancing away the loneliness: In the UK, social prescriptions help fight isolation during the pandemic
Sofie Kodner ('22) and Zachary Fletcher ('22) report on social prescriptions for loneliness in older adults for the IRP's Aging in America reporting project.
Planes arrive empty to Haiti but return to South America full. An Associated Press, Investigative Reporting Program, and Berkeley Human Rights Center investigation reveals how Haitians have become a lucrative market for travel agencies and low-budget airlines
Reporter Garrett Therolf of the Investigative Reporting Program and Matt Hamilton of the Los Angeles Times report on the systemic flaws behind L.A. County's failure to prevent child abuse.
Jesse Bedayn ('21) reports for CalMatters on how nursing home residents end up stuck in facilities and unable to return to the community.
Sofie Kodner ('22) reports on how surveillance technology is changing caregiving for older Americans.
Zachary Fletcher ('22) reports on the friendship of octogenarian Sukari Addison and millennial Kathleen Toohill.
Sofie Kodner ('22) reports on lack of access to the internet in San Francisco's SRO buildings.
An investigation by the Investigative Reporting Program and Los Angeles Times uncovered how failures in the child welfare system led to a young child's death.
Zachary Fletcher ('22) reports on a new wave of climate activism among older adults.
Sarah Hoenicke Flores ('19) reports on how Covid restrictions have affected doula care. Photos by Stephanie Penn ('21).
In this story for Inside Climate News, Anne Marshall-Chalmers ('22) reports on how the drought has fueled tensions between farmers and Klamath tribes.
Brett Simpson ('21) reports for The New York Times on a homeless couple's yearlong odyssey to find permanent housing in Oakland.