Jaena Rae Cabrera
Jaena Rae Cabrera worked at The Center for Investigative Reporting until February, 2017. Jaena Rae Cabrera is a Web producer for Reveal. Prior to joining Reveal, Cabrera was Web producer for Renaissance Journalism, a San Francisco-based nonprofit specializing in training, technical assistance, consultation and grants to journalists for media innovations that strengthen communities. Cabrera received a master’s degree in library and information science from Syracuse University. She graduated from San Francisco State University with a bachelor's in journalism. Cabrera is based in Reveal's Emeryville, California, office.
Law and Disorder – Part 1
In this episode of Reveal, we investigate why minorities and kids with special needs face criminal charges for acting out in school; we uncover how police are poisoned on the job, and trace how people are building assault weapons from parts they buy online; and we gain insight into an elusive character fighting the death penalty in the most high profile of ways.
Confronting love and oppression in Afghanistan
For years, filmmaker Zohreh Soleimani followed a tragic romance set in Afghanistan. The couple met, fell in love … and went to jail. So what went wrong?
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How we analyzed California’s pesticide data
To map pesticide use in California, we analyzed data from the state Department of Pesticide Regulation, encompassing about 1.5 billion pounds of pesticides applied from 2003 to 2012.
What you need to know about America’s homeless veteran problem
On any given night, nearly 58,000 veterans across the U.S. experience homelessness. Here’s a look at what government officials are doing to try to combat the problem.
This year’s wildfires could incinerate the nation’s fire budget
The upcoming wildfire season could cost $400 million more to fight than the Forest Service and Interior Department have in their available budgets, according to a report those agencies released today.
Supreme Court’s pollution ruling ‘a victory for Obama administration’
Top court’s decision on EPA’s powers means about 1,000 power plants will have to adopt new pollution controls.
CIR takes a deep dive into the surveillance of ordinary Americans
We’re focusing on governments and law enforcement agencies’ efforts to monitor private citizens in the name of fighting crime. Watch our latest video with KQED, read our ongoing coverage and join the conversation on our new space on Reddit.com.
Action on the VA’s pain pill habit
On our debut pilot, reporter Aaron Glantz uncovered how the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has been prescribing highly addictive pain medications at an alarming rate. He returns to the show to discuss how lawmakers might address the spike in opiate prescriptions.
Security on the border
How have the drug trade and a dramatic growth in U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s ranks affected communities along the border with Mexico?