Posts Tagged as "Women"

Residents, Community Leaders Speak Out Against Human Trafficking

Feb. 6, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Scott Bosco, Clea Kim and Danube Ramirez Hermosillo
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The Struggle to Love My Body: One Young Woman’s Story

Dec. 20, 2013 / By
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Women’s bodies are all created differently. There’s the pear shaped body, bodies with curves and the boyish figure, just to name a few...

Women Immigrants Face Higher Hurdles to College Success

Oct. 16, 2013 / By
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New America Media / BabyCenter en Español, News Report, Erika Cebreros, Translated by Elena Shore

SAN FRANCISCO – Lourdes Alarcón is what higher-education experts call a “non-traditional student.” In other words, she isn’t a young person who went straight to college after high school...

Re-entry in Los Angeles: Darlene Escalante – by Joseph Rodriguez

Oct. 13, 2013 / By
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We came across this powerful Audio SlideShow and had to share it.

Joe Rodriguez started his extensive career as a documentary photographer making photos of gangs in East Los Angeles, and he has returned to document the effects of long-term incarceration on families there.

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Girls Empower Youth & Themselves

Aug. 1, 2013 / By
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[Ed Note: This past Saturday, GURLSociety held their second annual Empower the Youth Fair, which included performances, food, free manicures and more...

Girls Rising in Long Beach and Beyond

Jul. 24, 2013 / By
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[Ed. Note: On July 13, the Long Beach Public Library hosted a screening of “Girls Rising,” a film that raised questions about the fight for education for girls across the globe...

Girl Rising Documentary Screened at Long Beach Main Library

Jul. 12, 2013 / By
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Attendees to the screening of the documentary Girl Rising gathered Saturday, July 13 in the Long Beach Main Library’s lobby adjacent to the auditorium...

For Latinas, a Guide to Success at Work

Jun. 19, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Question & Answer, Valeria Fernández

Editor’s Note: Rose Castillo Guilbault, celebrated author of the memoir, “Farmworker’s Daughter: Growing Up Mexican in America,” has just released a new work with co-author Louis E.V...

50 Years After The Equal Pay Act, Gender Wage Gap Endures

Jun. 10, 2013 / By
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President Kennedy passes out pens on June 10, 1963, after signing the Equal Pay Act.
Harvey Georges/AP

On this day 50 years ago, President John F...

Emergency Contraception Ruling a Win for Immigrant Women

Apr. 22, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Jessica González-Rojas

Women’s health advocates received welcome news earlier this month when a federal judge ruled that the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) must make the most popular forms of emergency contraception (also known as the morning-after pill) available for all women over-the-counter...

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month

Apr. 8, 2013 / By
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The 2013 Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM) campaign focuses on healthy sexuality and child sexual abuse prevention...