The number of children hospitalized with COVID-19 in the U.S hit a record high of more than 1,900 over the weekend amid outbreaks caused by the highly transmissible Delta Variant. The U.S. Census Bureau also released new raw data last week showing a more diverse country. Latinos now make up nearly 40% of the population in California, while the state's Asian population has grown by 25% in the past decade.
Plus, a closer look at why the Asian American and Pacific Islander community has such high vaccination rates for COVID-19, and photojournalist Paul Kitagaki joins us with more on the encore of his traveling exhibition "Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit."
- Public Policy Institute of California Demographer and Senior Fellow Hans Johnson breaks down the newly released census data and what it means for California
- Medical Director of Children's Services at Sutter Medical Center Dr. Craig Swanson on COVID-19 in children and why the Delta Variant is sending more kids to the hospital
- CapRadio’s Race and Equity reporter Sarah Mizes-Tan with her reporting on why the AAPI community has such high vaccination rates for COVID-19
- Photojournalist Paul Kitagaki Jr. discusses the encore of his traveling exhibition "Gambatte! Legacy of an Enduring Spirit," covering the mass incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War Two and the resilience of those who went through it