Alvin Engo

Youth Reporter for Voicewaves

Avatar Known to his friends as “Kingfish," Alvin immigrated to the United States in 2014 from the Philippines, having to still deal with the constant issues of poverty in Long Beach, living through the harsh realities of what he considers to be "two very distinct socio-economical societies." He is a member of the Democratic Socialist of America Long Beach and is an advocate for worker-owned cooperatives and the federalization of the Philippines.

Posts by Alvin Engo:

Dang! — People’s State of the City Took On Long Beach’s Housing, Police, Racial Inequality

Apr. 16, 2019 / By , , and
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Here's our Recap Video, Social Media Story & Podcast covering the event. (We really went out all out on covering this thing.) The annual event brings underrepresented folks together to define the issues.

Parents Continue Fight for High Needs Students in Long Beach

Mar. 5, 2019 / By and
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Long Beach parents organize hard! --- Did you know that community input on school funding is required by law? Check out what parents are doing about it!

Youth Q&A: Mayor Garcia Talks Identity, Housing, Criminal Justice & Pollution in Long Beach

Jan. 3, 2019 / By , and
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Youth Reporters get the chance to interview the city’s first Latino mayor on his plans for Long Beach’s most pressing issues.

Youth Q&A with Daryl Supernaw: Long Beach’s District 4 Council Member

Dec. 10, 2018 / By
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We asked Supernaw a wide range of questions, including his start in politics, youth and social programs and his plans for the future of greater Long Beach.

Commentary: Meet Long Beach’s New United Left

Nov. 20, 2018 / By
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They aren’t taking chances with the alt-right encroaching on American life.

Community Turns Out for Healthcare & DACA Immigration Fair

Nov. 13, 2018 / By and
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From DACA to lawyers and from oxygen tests to pregnancy support, the health fair provided many resources for locals at Drake Park.

The Dawn of the Worker Owned Business In Long Beach

Oct. 29, 2018 / By
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Long Beach is showing a strong interest in worker cooperatives, or work with no bosses.

PODCAST: Wavegang Talks Junior College Transfers with A Counselor

Sep. 15, 2018 / By , , and
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Community college makes things happen. Let's debunk myths about the transfer process with an LBCC counselor.