Posts Tagged as "Women"

Respected on the Street, But Not in the Industry: Women Skateboarders of LB

Mar. 26, 2014 / By
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Skate parks around the city have grown busy over the last half-decade. With over five skate parks in the city, Long Beach residents have more access to the solo sport than they did ten years ago...

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...