VoiceWaves VoiceWaves is a Long Beach youth-led journalism and media-training project. The youth, ages 16-24, are learning to report, write, and create digital journalism content. Their reports will raise awareness of community health issues and activate change.

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Long Beach Public Education Leaders Warn Against Prop 30 Failure

Oct. 10, 2012 / By
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By Noah Kelly

Photo by Sarah Bennett

One of the nicer days of late was host to some grim portents as leaders from Long Beach’s three educational bodies held a press conference to outline the dire consequences if the Governor Brown-sponsored Proposition 30 does not pass in November.


Reflections of a Long Beach Youth at the DNC

Sep. 19, 2012 / By
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By VoiceWaves Youth Journalist Dasire’e Norman

If you asked me what I thought of my families’ success before attending the Democratic National Convention earlier this month, I would have said that the government needs to do more...

VoiceWaves Is Recruiting

Sep. 5, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves is seeking committed, engaged and enthusiastic Long Beach Youth to participate in a journalism and media-training project...

Decreasing Crime and Increasing Appeal in Downtown Long Beach

Jun. 6, 2012 / By
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By Sofia Yassine and Shannon Smythe

Editor’s Note: This article was written as part of the CSULB Journalism Senior Seminar. ..

Reader’s Voice: Jason Perez and Safe Spaces for LGBTQ Youth

Mar. 26, 2012 / By
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Jason Perez is a Youth Advocate and Community Organizer at BIENESTAR Long Beach. He facilitates the weekly Sabores Connect group for LGBT Youth every Tuesday. ..