Alexa Ramirez

Alexa Ortega-Ramirez is an aspiring journalist. Being a minority and feminist, who is influenced by her civil rights activist father, Alexa is a firm believer in social activism and justice. She is working toward her BA in journalism. In her spare time, she is enjoys photography, bike riding, reading, being a community activist and is a supporter of the arts. She is glad to join the Voicewaves team because she sees it as an opportunity for growth both personally and in her field of study.

Posts by Alexa Ramirez:

Life After Jail: How To Get A Job In Long Beach

Nov. 9, 2015 / By

As if being a young person was not tough enough, those youth who have been incarcerated or are on probation face an even bigger problem upon entering the workforce --systematic discrimination.

3 Zinesters To Check Out At LB Zine Fest

Apr. 8, 2015 / By
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Long Beach Zine Fest will bring together more than 100 writers, designers, cartoonists, photographers, artists, and DIY enthusiasts from Long Beach and surrounding cities who believe in the power of DIY print in today’s web-driven world.

One Young Woman Reflects on Cosby, Victim-Blaming & Rape Culture

Jan. 22, 2015 / By

"Young people, especially sexually active youth, need to know that victims of assault are never at fault."

Commentary: Why Aren’t LB Music Fests More Diverse?

Oct. 7, 2014 / By
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Long Beach music festivals bring in hundreds of people to the city every summer, but one avid concert-goer in the city is beginning to notice that something about the festivals just isn't right.