VoiceWaves

VoiceWaves VoiceWaves is a Long Beach youth-led journalism and media-training project. The youth, ages 16-24, are learning to report, write, and create digital journalism content. Their reports will raise awareness of community health issues and activate change.

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April 30: Green Prize Festival at Admiral Kidd Park

Feb. 3, 2016 / By
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Saturday, April 30, 2016 11a-7p

Admiral Kidd Park: 2125 Santa Fe Ave., Long Beach, CA

Green Awards | Urban Farms | Music – Dancing | Art Exhibit-Live Art | Food & Beer Garden | Electric Vehicle Test Drives | Education Workshops | Green Chefs | Environmental Justice Orgs | Community Orgs | Sustainable Transportation | Health & Wellness | Clean Tech/Green Tech | Eco-Friendly Marketplace| Green Schools | Playground & Children’s Activities | Bike Valet | FREE!!..

Why Latino Voters Matter – 5 Reasons to Watch the Hispanic Vote in 2016

Jan. 10, 2016 / By
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Latinos are at the epicenter of the swirling, unpredictable 2016 presidential campaign.

Long Beach Minimum Wage Raise Clears Commission, Advances Towards Final Vote

Jan. 6, 2016 / By

Dozens of low-income working parents, nonprofits, researchers, and small business owners in support of raising the minimum wage attended the Long Beach Economic Development Commission hearing at Long Beach City Hall.

A Long Beach Muslim’s Response to the Paris Attacks

Nov. 20, 2015 / By
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"Knowledge is the catalyst of understanding. It is only through understanding that we will be able to pave a road for peace in the years to come."

I Am A #YoungWorker Opening, Nov. 18

Nov. 17, 2015 / By
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I am a #YOUNGWORKER

Join us for the opening of our Young Worker Photo Exhibit & Report Launch...

How Can Students Be Supported?: #FlipTheFrame Twitter Chat Round Up

Nov. 9, 2015 / By

Californians for Justice (C4J) and the Student Voice Campaign sought to #FliptheFrame Thursday by asking the Twitter-verse what California classrooms need for students’ success.

Op-Ed: Gov. Jerry Brown Fails Students by Vetoing Ethnic Studies Bill

Oct. 15, 2015 / By
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Ethnic studies creates empathy through understanding. It benefits students of color and white students alike.

LB’s First Indigenous Day Concert: A Night of Culture and Resistance

Oct. 9, 2015 / By
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Indigenous Nations and Performers Gather to Celebrate Culture and Highlight Modern Issues

What: Indigenous Day of Resistance Show featuring speakers, performers, art, and vendors...

Having My Cake and Justice, Too

Sep. 23, 2015 / By
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This Sunday, Sept. 27, I’ll be at a free community fair at Exposition Park, helping people remove felonies from their records that are barriers to jobs, housing, education and many other opportunities afforded to our citizenry.