- About CIR
Bernice Yeung is an investigative reporter for The Center for Investigative Reporting focusing on community health. A former staff writer for SF Weekly and editor at California Lawyer magazine, Bernice's work has appeared in media outlets such as The New York Times, San Francisco magazine, Village Voice, KQED-FM, and Mother Jones. Her investigations into human trafficking, domestic violence among immigrant women, and the explosion of girls in the California juvenile justice system have been recognized with awards from organizations such as the Western Publishing Association and the National Council on Crime & Delinquency. A California native, Bernice received a journalism degree from Northwestern University, and a master's degree in sociology from Fordham University.