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:

Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.

Jan. 23, 2013 / By


The kNOw interviewed Antonio Flores, 18, on what MLK day means to him.

MLK day is coming up.

Fresno looks at Restorative Justice Programs

Nov. 18, 2012 / By
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By Heather Somerville – The Fresno Bee

In a West Oakland classroom, a group of high school students is reinventing the city...

Workplace Shooting Hits close To Home

Nov. 14, 2012 / By
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This editorial represents the views of the young people in The kNOw and is the result of an editorial discussion on the topic...

School discipline forum addresses dropout crisis

Sep. 21, 2012 / By
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By Kevin Shelton

On Sept. 5, The Pat Brown Institute held a forum in at the Fresno convention center.


The kNOw Youth Travel to Sacramento

Aug. 15, 2012 / By

Miguel Bibanco, Quamir Lindsay, and  Kevin Shelton of The kNOw Youth Media, traveled to the
California State Capitol...

Rally for Restorative Justice

Jun. 10, 2012 / By
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Written by: Luis Pacheco

On June 6, students raised their voices at Fresno Unified’s main offices to
support restorative justice in order to reduce dropout rates.


Is College Worth The Money?

May. 22, 2012 / By
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Written by: Denise Yang

As Seniors get used to to their last year of high school, counselors begin inviting guest
speakers from different colleges to motivate students, but this seems inadequate in
guaranteeing a higher high school to college transition rate...

The Road to S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

May. 16, 2012 / By
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Watch this video from Youth Empowerment Studios
to learn how young people are working together to keep kids in school.


Youth Voices Strong at Boys & Men of Color Hearing

Apr. 29, 2012 / By
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Written by: Luis Pacheco

Luis is a graduate of Edison High School and joined The kNOw in 2009.


A Tale of Two Undocumented Graduates

Mar. 23, 2012 / By
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Profile, Text: Ruby Perez / Photos: Monica Quesada

Raul Rodriguez and Alberto Ledesma live parallel lives.


Video Games are Healthy? Thoughts from a Recovering Gamer

Mar. 9, 2012 / By
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Luis Pacheco, The kNOw Youth Media, Fresno’s Youth Voice

When  I was a sophomore in high school, the thing that mattered most to me was my

When is a Tweet a Cry for Help?

Mar. 1, 2012 / By
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The kNOw Youth Media Fresno’s Youth Voice

Yesterday, T.J. Lane, a 17-year old student at Chardon High, fired 10 shots
in his school’s cafeteria.Three