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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Long Beach’s Theatre for Change Debuts Show on Transgender Stories

Mar. 8, 2016 / By
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Evolve Theatre, a new theatre company whose mission is to create positive social change through theatre, is making its debut on March 18 at the Long Beach Playhouse. Evolve is producing a new play about the Transgender community, called Choosing Us*.

What We Want from the Next President

Mar. 3, 2016 / By
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Racism, college access, and immigration: Here are the issues that Long Beach youth want to see tackled by the next president.

Workshop To Assist With Naturalization & DACA Will Be Held At LBCC

Feb. 23, 2016 / By
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WHAT: Long Beach City College and Long Beach Moving Forward will hold a press conference to announce the free day-long workshop to aid to those who need help with naturalization, DACA, AB-540, and DAPA...

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.