Posts Tagged as "budget cuts"

The People’s Budget: Residents Help City Divvy Up Funds

Dec. 6, 2013 / By
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If Sherman Ray Harper had a say in the city budget, he would invest in more recreation centers because he doesn’t want more youth to end up homeless like him...

How To Live For Almost Free in Long Beach

Jul. 12, 2013 / By
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In the video above, VoiceWaves highlights some places in Long Beach that are helping residents who desire to live sustainably and at low cost...

Jordan High Waits For New Science Building

Feb. 16, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Mitch Atkinson, Audrey La Benz, Grace Orozco, Eddie Perez, Shima Razipour and Daniel Van Hoosier

New America Media’s youth-led VoiceWaves has partnered with the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) to produce content for

Education Proposition: What LB Educators Think

Jan. 2, 2013 / By
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Over the last 25 years California has continued to face an education crisis, and more recently, schools have not only seen continuous hikes in tuition rates, but drastic cuts in classes and teachers...

Think Outside the Box: Adalhi and Christian

Nov. 15, 2012 / By
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Just like you, I was born in a corrupt world and just like you, I didn’t choose the time nor the place or the problems before I came into this life...

Think Outside the Box: Josh & Angela

Oct. 23, 2012 / By and
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Every tax dollar funneled into jails and prisons takes funding away from other services and needs, including K-12 and higher education...

College Students Protest Cuts to Higher Education

Mar. 14, 2012 / By
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By Tony Aguilar
Coachella Unincorporated

Sacramento, Calif. — According to the California Governor’s budget summary for 2012-2013, higher education in the state of California has been cut by more than $2.65 billion since 2008.


Ethnic Experts Say Strengthen, Don’t Cut, Social Security

Feb. 8, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Paul Kleyman, Posted: Feb 06, 2012

Politicians need to strengthen Social Security’s protections, especially for lower-income women, youth and ethnic elders and stop focusing on reducing Social Security already modest benefits to make up for projected shortfalls for the program decades from now, according to members of the Commission to Modernize Social Security during a national webinar held last week...

Study: California Women “Falling Behind”—and Held Back by Budget Cuts

Feb. 3, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Zaineb Mohammed, Posted: Feb 03, 2012

SAN FRANCISCO–Women are recovering from the recession at a slower rate than men according to a new report by the California Budget Project (CBP) published in partnership with the Women’s Foundation of California...

Looming School Bus Cuts Cause Concern

Feb. 1, 2012 / By
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Featured — January 31, 2012 9:07 pm

By Alejandra Alarcon and Rogelio Montaño
Coachella Unincorporated

With California’s budget crisis, residents are becoming aware of current economic issues the state faces...

Why Budget Cuts are Bad For Your Health, Part II

Jan. 26, 2012 / By
Tags: , , , ,, News Report, Nan Nan Liu, Posted: Jan 23, 2012

Seattle, Wa –  In 2001, a sudden car crash shattered the wonderful life Wing Tse shared with his wife and two daughters...

Making Cents of It All: Why the Governor’s Proposed Cuts Will Hit Hard, Part I

Jan. 26, 2012 / By
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Posted in NewsVolume 39 No. 01

Tuyet Thi Mai, 69, already receives state public assistance, but still cannot afford rent...