VoiceWaves

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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Free Tax Prep Fair Saturday

Mar. 14, 2016 / By
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VoiceWaves Issue #3 / Spring 2016

Mar. 10, 2016 / By

INSIDE:

Immigrants Encouraged to ‘Take Action’ — Apply for DACA, Get Ready for DAPA

Mar. 8, 2016 / By

Immigrant rights advocates are encouraging families to get ready for the possible implementation of two programs that could go into effect later this year. Both programs provide beneficiaries with temporary relief from deportation.

Long Beach’s Theatre for Change Debuts Show on Transgender Stories

Mar. 8, 2016 / By
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Evolve Theatre, a new theatre company whose mission is to create positive social change through theatre, is making its debut on March 18 at the Long Beach Playhouse. Evolve is producing a new play about the Transgender community, called Choosing Us*.

What We Want from the Next President

Mar. 3, 2016 / By
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Racism, college access, and immigration: Here are the issues that Long Beach youth want to see tackled by the next president.

Workshop To Assist With Naturalization & DACA Will Be Held At LBCC

Feb. 23, 2016 / By
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WHAT: Long Beach City College and Long Beach Moving Forward will hold a press conference to announce the free day-long workshop to aid to those who need help with naturalization, DACA, AB-540, and DAPA...

April 30: Green Prize Festival at Admiral Kidd Park

Feb. 3, 2016 / By
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Saturday, April 30, 2016 11a-7p

Admiral Kidd Park: 2125 Santa Fe Ave., Long Beach, CA

Green Awards | Urban Farms | Music – Dancing | Art Exhibit-Live Art | Food & Beer Garden | Electric Vehicle Test Drives | Education Workshops | Green Chefs | Environmental Justice Orgs | Community Orgs | Sustainable Transportation | Health & Wellness | Clean Tech/Green Tech | Eco-Friendly Marketplace| Green Schools | Playground & Children’s Activities | Bike Valet | FREE!!..

Why Latino Voters Matter – 5 Reasons to Watch the Hispanic Vote in 2016

Jan. 10, 2016 / By
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Latinos are at the epicenter of the swirling, unpredictable 2016 presidential campaign.

Long Beach Minimum Wage Raise Clears Commission, Advances Towards Final Vote

Jan. 6, 2016 / By

Dozens of low-income working parents, nonprofits, researchers, and small business owners in support of raising the minimum wage attended the Long Beach Economic Development Commission hearing at Long Beach City Hall.

A Long Beach Muslim’s Response to the Paris Attacks

Nov. 20, 2015 / By
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"Knowledge is the catalyst of understanding. It is only through understanding that we will be able to pave a road for peace in the years to come."

I Am A #YoungWorker Opening, Nov. 18

Nov. 17, 2015 / By
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I am a #YOUNGWORKER

Join us for the opening of our Young Worker Photo Exhibit & Report Launch...