Posts Tagged as "Youth"

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.


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...

Childhood Trauma Is Common and Can Be Devastating—But Damage Can Be Overcome

Apr. 7, 2014 / By
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State Assembly Hearing: Childhood Trauma Is Common and Can Be Devastating—But Damage Can Be Overcome

At Los Angeles Hearing, Researchers Release Groundbreaking Survey Data Linking Child Abuse and Neglect to Heart Attack, Depression, Obesity, Binge Drinking, and Other Health Risks; Experts Say Greatest Effects Concentrated in Low Income Communities

Students and Educators Highlight Approaches Proven to Get Kids Back on Track

Los Angeles, CA – Experiencing trauma and abuse can have a devastating impact on a child’s life, but lots of love and a little community support can help kids recover, according to experts participating in a California Assembly Committee hearing in downtown Los Angeles on Friday...

To Long Beach Election Candidates: Don’t Forget The Youth!

Mar. 25, 2014 / By
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Jessica Quintana is Executive Director of Centro CHA and a tireless advocate for community issues. One that she holds strong feelings about are those around Youth and Violence...

Young & Not Invincible: Health Dept. Responds to Youths’ Statements on Affordable Care Act

Mar. 19, 2014 / By
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One in four young people currently don’t have healthcare, according to a study by the Young Invincibles, a national organization committed to mobilizing and expanding opportunities for young people age 18 to 34...