Posts Tagged as "Youth"

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...

How The World Cup Is Helping Youth Connect With Their Culture

Jun. 25, 2014 / By
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It’s that time again. The World Cup is back, and it comes with an entire month full of competitions from the best soccer teams from around the globe...

A Conversation About What It Takes To Help Youth Thrive

Jun. 3, 2014 / By
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President Obama has launched My Brother’s Keeper to invest in young men of color. To elevate youth voices, The California Endowment is hosting a Google hangout on Thurs., June 5th at 5 p.m.

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Why Teens Are The Most Stressed Out Age Group

Jun. 2, 2014 / By
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Every day Wilson High School senior Victoria Leigh has a full plate. She gets to school at 7:30 am, attends classes, holds drama club meetings during lunch, continues on with classes and then attends an AP study session in anticipation of an upcoming final exam...

Why Do Teens Join Gangs? Community Leaders Weigh In

May. 29, 2014 / By
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On May 12 & 13, community stakeholders from across California came together at the LA Gang Violence Prevention & Intervention Conference to focus on addressing the root causes of gang violence, and highlighting solutions that address those root causes...

Confessions of an E-Cig Salesman

May. 15, 2014 / By
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As a 20-something-year-old student, I’ve endured my share of odd jobs in the pursuit of work experience and a little extra cash...

Youth Unsure If Latino Or Black Mayor Will Bring Change To LB

May. 7, 2014 / By
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[Ed. Note] No matter who wins on June 3, for the first time since the 1980s in Long Beach the mayor will not be Caucasian...

Teens Use Theater to Teach Sex Ed to Peers

May. 2, 2014 / By
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When my high school cut its sex education program, my classmates and I decided to take matters in our own hands...

Teens & Stress

Apr. 28, 2014 / By
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Ed Note: The American Psychological Association recently released the findings of their 2013 Stress In America Survey and the results were surprising...