Posts Tagged as "Youth"

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.

The State of the City Through Youthful Eyes

Feb. 26, 2016 / By
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What's the most important issue affecting Long Beach youth and what could be done? Hear it from the youth themselves.

UCLA Labor Center Premieres I am a #YOUNGWORKER

Feb. 12, 2016 / By
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I am a #YOUNGWORKER intends to entertain diverse audiences of all ages and hopes to raise awareness about the challenges that have historically and currently impact young workers.

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...

In Central LB, Low-Income Pre-K Students Continue To Fall Behind

Nov. 6, 2015 / By
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Low-income communities in Long Beach face an increasing need for better education for 3 and 4-year-olds but lack the proper workforce and childcare facilities, according to a recent study.

For Youth, Education Program Gives Hope After Incarceration

Jun. 18, 2015 / By
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At Rosie the Riveter Youth Program, “at-risk” youth are considered “at-promise”, and receive an accredited high school education and job training.

Community Forum Addresses Immigrant & Youth Trauma In Long Beach

Oct. 7, 2014 / By
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On Oct. 1, community members and leaders convened to address, "What is trauma and why does it matter?" Attendees heard stories from residents and a panel discussion addressed policy and systems approaches to trauma and healing.

Youth Answer, ‘When Does Discipline Cross The Line To Abuse?’

Oct. 2, 2014 / By
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Teens might have experienced physical discipline as children, and their experiences may influence what they do as parents. We asked youth in Long Beach: What do you think constitutes abuse and when does discipline cross the line to abuse?

What Would It Take to Get Young People in Long Beach To Vote This November?

Sep. 19, 2014 / By
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In California, about two-thirds of all eligible young adults, aged 18-24, didn’t vote — that adds up to nearly 2 million votes not cast.

This Time It Was Me: One Young Person’s Struggle With Homelessness

Jul. 29, 2014 / By
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Ed note: In America, a person is considered to be in poverty if they make under $11,000 a year, meaning most people with minimum wage jobs are in poverty and one in 45 children in the U.S...

For LA Youth, Child Migrants Are Humanitarian, Not Political, Issue

Jul. 25, 2014 / By
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Editor’s Note: This week a group of young people in Los Angeles went on a seven-day fast to call attention to the welfare of children who are crossing into the United States to flee violence in their home countries...