Briana Mendez-Padilla

Briana Mendez-Padilla Briana Mendez-Padilla is a Poly Junior who loves to read, write and listen to music. Her favorite book is "Jane Eyre" and she is a huge fan of The Smiths and Morrissey. Her dream is to be a writer and live in a treehouse in London.

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Based on your preferences, discover which feminist icon you are most like!

QUIZ: Which Feminist Icon Are You?

Mar. 23, 2020 / By , , , and
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Based on your preferences, discover which feminist icon you are most like!

Students of Color at Center of LBUSD Forum

Feb. 29, 2020 / By
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A parent-led LBUSD candidate's forum in mid-February took on the achievement gap, school climate and also highlighted the needs of students of color and those with special needs.

SoCal youth learn about social injustices at CCEJ gender justice camp

Feb. 24, 2020 / By
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Through posters, skits and more, students at the camp learned about how to recognize their own privileges and advocate for others.

Award-winning painter showcases ocean ripples, pollution awareness at Aquarium of the Pacific

Nov. 26, 2019 / By
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"Finding aesthetic elegance helps me cope with the destruction," said ocean and water artist Danielle Eubank.

Flavored Vaping Products to be Banned in Long Beach

Oct. 3, 2019 / By

The Long Beach City Council voted Tuesday to push forward a city ban on the sale of flavored vaping and flavored tobacco products.

Youth Expose Pitfalls of Juvenile Justice System & Problem Gambling at Long Beach Event

Jun. 25, 2019 / By
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“Young people really care about community. They are trying to change the system for something loving and that develops youth leadership.”

Students, Teachers Rate Poly High School’s Feminism — Video Graphics

Apr. 18, 2019 / By

Youth Reporter Briana Mendez gives us a visual take on how students and teachers at Poly High School are weighing their campus' feminism credentials, evaluating girls' programs, dress codes, and culture.

ATTN: Long Beach Poly – Your Feminism Report Card Is In

Feb. 28, 2019 / By
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We asked a few students and teachers how feminist their school is and here are the results.