Posts Tagged as "Boys and Men of Color"

Can Long Beach’s Cop Commission Really Police the Police?

Nov. 25, 2014 / By
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In the wake of a nationwide uproar around the policing of black communities, VoiceWaves took a look at a local police oversight agency to ask, “What can be done to hold police accountable?”

Masculinity & Depression: Why Men Won’t Come Forward

Nov. 12, 2014 / By
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Depression remains largely under-diagnosed in the male population. While men are diagnosed at lower rates than women, men commit suicide at rates that are 4 to 18 times higher than women, depending on the age group.

Stereotypes of Asian Men On TV is No Joking Matter

Nov. 7, 2014 / By
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In Long Beach, where there are high numbers of Cambodian and Filipino American youth, young Asian American men can feel lost and confused when they don’t fit the mold of the Asian stereotype of nerd or martial artist.

Atty. General Meets With Young Men of Color in LA County

Oct. 28, 2014 / By
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When it comes to improving conditions for young men of color, the teens from Los Angeles’ Brotherhood Crusade weren't afraid to reveal their stories, even in the presence of U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr.

Male Voices: Why Do Young Men Commit Mass Murder?

Jun. 5, 2014 / By
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What does it mean to be a man? A misinterpretation of this notion led to the unfortunate events in Santa Barbara less than two weeks ago when 22-year old Elliot Rodger targeted women in a rampage of revenge...

A Conversation About What It Takes To Help Youth Thrive

Jun. 3, 2014 / By
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President Obama has launched My Brother’s Keeper to invest in young men of color. To elevate youth voices, The California Endowment is hosting a Google hangout on Thurs.,


Male Academy In Schools Foster Relationships & Improve Grad Rates

May. 3, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Joshua Esqueda

In his first couple years of high school, James Eastland was involved in a gang...

How LB Young Men of Color Are Committing to Succeeding in School

Mar. 5, 2014 / By
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[Ed. Note]: Last week, over 400 students in Long Beach convened together at California State University, Long Beach to talk about the issues they face as boys and men of color...

Hundreds Of LB Boys & Men of Color Gather to ‘Turn Up 4 Change’

Mar. 3, 2014 / By
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About 400 middle and high school students from Long Beach Unified School District attended “Turn Up For Change,” a boys and men of color summit organized by a coalition of local organizations on Tuesday, Feb...

Making Local Control Funding Work for Young Men of Color

Dec. 13, 2013 / By
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In November, the California Assembly Select Committee on the Status of Boys and Men of Color held a hearing to discuss design of new school system accountability standards, and how they must include measuring outcomes for boys and young men of color...

When our Sons and Brothers Succeed

Dec. 13, 2013 / By
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Our young sons and brothers will help define California’s future.  They are tomorrow’s innovators and leaders:  a source of strength, creativity, and economic dynamism.  ..