The kNOw Fresno

Through The kNOw Youth Media's program, we create opportunities for our youth participants, who in turn create long-term positive change in their communities. Our approach weaves youth development and youth media innovation to produce our biannual youth publication, multimedia projects, and community forums.

Posts by The kNOw Fresno:

My Health Shouldn’t Have a Price Tag; DACA Youth Turned Away for Medi-Cal

Sep. 28, 2015 / By
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California is one of a handful of states that runs a parallel health insurance program, Medi-Cal, that is wholly funded by state dollars and is available to low-income residents, including DACA recipients.

Central Valley Unites to Fight Environmental Injustice

Aug. 25, 2015 / By and

Over 250 people attended the forum, the Environmental Dignity Campaign for the Care for Our Common Home.

Surviving the Drought in California: Farm Workers Struggle to Put Food on the Table

Jun. 16, 2015 / By
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Undocumented farm workers are hit the hardest because of California's extreme drought.

Lessons From Ferguson

Oct. 14, 2014 / By
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An exclusive discussion with Ferguson organizers and Fresno community leaders.

President Visits Fresno to Discuss Drought

Feb. 18, 2014 / By
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On, Friday February 14th, Fresno and the Central Valley hosted a very special guest: the President of the United States...

Changing Face of Hmong Youth

Feb. 7, 2014 / By


By The kNOw Youth Media,  Ezra David Romero/ Valley Public Radio

Popular culture and traditional values often differ when it comes to perspective on healthy weight for girls...

Support Youth, Support Bus Transit In Fresno

Jan. 31, 2014 / By


Editor’s Note:  Today, Fresno City Council will be voting to decide the fate of the proposed Bus Rapid Transit project...

Language Barrier Makes Hmong Parents in Fresno Feel Like ‘Outcasts’

Jan. 20, 2014 / By


By Colby Tilbbet / The Know Youth Media

FRESNO — Hmong parents and community members gathered for a listening session here last month where they weighed in on the debate over how local school districts should be allocating their state funds. ..

Millions in Funding Coming to Fresno Schools. How to Spend it?

Nov. 23, 2013 / By


Colby Tibbet- The kNOw Youth Media

Over 100 parents, students and community members came out to Edison High School to make their voices heard in the debate over how Fresno Unified School District (FUSD) should allocate new state education dollars to local schools...

Living Where Fast Food Is Easy But Fresh Food Is Scarce

Oct. 16, 2013 / By
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The Know Youth Media / New America Media, First Person, Jane Carretero, Posted: Oct 11, 2013

Editor’s Note: Getting fresh produce is a challenge in many of California’s farmworker communities, and so is changing young people’s eating habits...

More Than Just A Swimming Pool

Aug. 1, 2013 / By

Jasmine Vang -The kNOw Youth Media

When temperatures reach up to a hundred degrees in this Central Valley heat, what more do you want to do than swim?..

What Is Art?

Jul. 18, 2013 / By
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The kNOw Youth Media- Jewel Yang

Once on a hot summer day, my friend asked me a certain question that I found myself pondering...