Posts Tagged as "Youth"

Summer Transitions: A Journey of Family, Cancer, and Books

Sep. 21, 2017 / By
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Most students take family trips during the summer. This one went on a personal journey from heartache to healing.

Terrified About Senior Year? Here’s How I Overcame It.

Sep. 13, 2017 / By
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Find out the simple solution to this Long Beach Poly teen’s coming-of-age anxiety.

SUMMER PLAYLIST: This is What Long Beach Teens are Listening to

Aug. 7, 2017 / By
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VoiceWaves' season started off with a beat drop -- we asked our Youth Reporters hailing from all sides of Long Beach to tell us their favorite jams of the summer.

A PSA from Petty Roosevelt

Jul. 25, 2017 / By
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Annoyed with today's youth using slang? Protestors blocking roads? Millennials in general? If so, this article's especially for you.

I Found Out My Long-Lost Friend was Homeless. So We Caught Up…

Jul. 6, 2017 / By
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"I lost contact with him after high school and was pretty shocked to know a friend of mine was living in the streets."

Here’s What’s at Stake for LGBT Youth if Obamacare is Scrapped

May. 3, 2017 / By and
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Facing stigma, homelessness, and living off "survival crimes" such as sex work, many LGBT youth may lose critical services if Obamacare is repealed.

Ballot Measure Aims to Stem Rising Youth Homelessness in L.A.

Mar. 2, 2017 / By
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More youth are homeless now because of Los Angeles' rising cost of living. Can Measure H help?

This is What California Youth are Wishing for this Season

Dec. 23, 2016 / By
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We asked youth reporters from across the state what they wish for themselves and their communities this holiday season.

What My Twenties Have Taught Me So Far

Dec. 21, 2016 / By
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A personal reflection on adulting, self-care, and seizing the moment.

Q&A: Youth Organizers Reflect on a Year of Leadership and Growth

Dec. 14, 2016 / By
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One youth organizer sits down with another to reflect on a year of organizing, speaking truth to power, and inspiring future generations.

I Occupied the Freeway Last Night

Nov. 10, 2016 / By
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A Long Beach immigrant writes that joining hundreds on the 101 Freeway brought him both fear and hope as drivers joined them to ‘Dump Trump.’

Youth POV: Getting Out The Vote is Hard, but Necessary

Nov. 5, 2016 / By
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Even reaching out to one person can make a big difference.