Angela Or

Angela Or is a 19 year old Cambodian and Thai American in Long Beach. She is a graduate of Lakewood High and a student at Cypress Community College. She comes from a family of nine which includes her parents, her six sisters, and herself. She is interested in advocating for equality and volunteering for charity. Angela is a youth-leader from CCEJ and facilitates the Building Bridges human relation camps. She has also volunteered with the GSA-Network and the Free the Children foundation, buying goats for families in India and helping build a clinic in Kenya with a humanitarian club. At her high school, she was the president of the Human Relation's Club, co-president of the Film Club, and a member of the Best Buddies' Club, devoting her lunches to spend time with youth with disabilities. Her goals include graduating college with a Bachelor's Degree or higher and having a career as an ultrasound technician. Angela aspires to make the world a better place through being an activist and using digital media to express the voices in our community.

Posts by Angela Or:

Addressing Bullying Takes More Than a Month

Nov. 14, 2012 / By
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Every seven minutes an incident of bullying occurs somewhere in the world.

Bullying can cause children to miss school due to fear of being harassed and can even lead to suicides...

Think Outside the Box: Josh & Angela

Oct. 23, 2012 / By and
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Every tax dollar funneled into jails and prisons takes funding away from other services and needs, including K-12 and higher education...

The Arts As Economic Engine

Oct. 10, 2012 / By
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October is national arts and humanities month. VoiceWaves Reporter Angela Or spoke with Arts Council for Long Beach Interim Executive Director John Glaza about the Arts as economic engine...

Smog Bust: Measuring Long Beach Air Quality

Sep. 5, 2012 / By
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Everyday families and members of the Long Beach community live, work, and play near the freeways, busy streets, and the port of Long Beach...

Elected Officials’ Reaction to 710 Project

Aug. 15, 2012 / By
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Long Beach City Councilmembers James Johnson and Steven Neal recently attended a community forum about the proposed I-710 Freeway expansion...

710 Expansion Project

Aug. 15, 2012 / By
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The California Department of Transportation just completed a series of Community hearings to gather comments about this proposed expansion of the 71- Freeway...