Beyond Longbeach

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Young adult expansion of Medi-Cal benefits many, but also highlights other age groups’ healthcare benefits needs

Mar. 30, 2021 / By
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The expansion has benefited many young adults throughout the state, but organizers say it has also shown how there continues to be a need for further expansions of benefits.
A yellow-green background has a blue dot at the bottom of it, with circles coming from it. An orange line divides two groups of text. On one side is the text "Cautious optimism amidst Biden's immigration reform." On the other side is a picture of Gaby Hernandez folding her arms and smiling next to the text "Featuring Gaby Hernandez, executive director of the Long Beach Immigrant Rights Coalition."

PODCAST: Local advocates cautiously optimistic amidst Biden’s immigration reform plans

Mar. 18, 2021 / By
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Gaby Hernandez speaks about recent immigration reforms and what legislators and residents can do protect members of the immigrant community.
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IN PHOTOS: What it’s like to grieve during a pandemic

Jan. 15, 2021 / By
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A CSULB student documents what it is like for their grandmother to grieve the loss of her husband during the COVID-19 pandemic.

DEAR MR. GOVERNOR…

Sep. 23, 2019 / By
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Young people across California address the governor directly about issues they care about in their communities.

Students, Teachers Rate Poly High School’s Feminism — Video Graphics

Apr. 18, 2019 / By

Youth Reporter Briana Mendez gives us a visual take on how students and teachers at Poly High School are weighing their campus' feminism credentials, evaluating girls' programs, dress codes, and culture.

After Deportation, How do Families Cope?

Jun. 22, 2018 / By
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ICE deportations cast a wider net, catching families off guard.