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.

Posts by VoiceWaves:

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...

How Can Students Be Supported?: #FlipTheFrame Twitter Chat Round Up

Nov. 9, 2015 / By

Californians for Justice (C4J) and the Student Voice Campaign sought to #FliptheFrame Thursday by asking the Twitter-verse what California classrooms need for students’ success.

Op-Ed: Gov. Jerry Brown Fails Students by Vetoing Ethnic Studies Bill

Oct. 15, 2015 / By
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Ethnic studies creates empathy through understanding. It benefits students of color and white students alike.

LB’s First Indigenous Day Concert: A Night of Culture and Resistance

Oct. 9, 2015 / By
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Indigenous Nations and Performers Gather to Celebrate Culture and Highlight Modern Issues

What: Indigenous Day of Resistance Show featuring speakers, performers, art, and vendors...

Having My Cake and Justice, Too

Sep. 23, 2015 / By
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This Sunday, Sept. 27, I’ll be at a free community fair at Exposition Park, helping people remove felonies from their records that are barriers to jobs, housing, education and many other opportunities afforded to our citizenry.

Vigil For Claudia Sanchez, Sept. 23

Sep. 18, 2015 / By

Claudia Sanchez is a 20-yr-old dishwasher at the Long Beach Renaissance Hotel who in late April collapsed and fell into a coma after working a
14-hour shift at the hotel.
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“Khmer Metal” Shows Wildside of Cambodia’s Urban Youth

Sep. 16, 2015 / By
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The show is coming to the United States for the first time, and what better place to premiere than in Long Beach? CSULB's Carpenter Performing Arts Center will feature the show Sunday, September 20th for the local Cambodian diaspora and other audiences to enjoy.