Posts Tagged as "Economy"

Trade Your Skills for (Almost) Anything at the ‘Time Exchange’

Sep. 25, 2019 / By
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What started off as a way to survive the recession has become a free social network for everyday help and friendship.

Según estudio, eliminar DACA dejaría un hueco en la economía

Feb. 10, 2017 / By
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Los Dreamers están preocupados de que el presidente Trump cumpla su promesa de eliminar DACA. Esto, no solo afectaría a inmigrantes pero también a la economía del país.

Eliminating DACA Would Leave Hole in Economy, Study Says

Feb. 2, 2017 / By
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Immigrant families worry Trump may repeal a protective policy. But the economy may be at stake, too.

Q&A: Restaurant Workers Movement is Just Beginning

Sep. 3, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Question & Answer, Viji Sundaram

Ed. Note: Hundreds of fast food workers from about 60 cities nationwide struck work Aug...

Youth & Debt: Why It’s Important to Talk About Money

Jul. 18, 2013 / By
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As the cost of tuition rises and the job market becomes more difficult, young people today have become more indebted than generations past...

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...

The Sky’s the Limit for Local Family-Owned Business

May. 31, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Ryah Cooley and Angela Ratzlaff

Like most immigrants chasing the American Dream, husband-and-wife business owners Tony Lim and Lily Chong started a business in hopes of living a fulfilling life on their own terms...

High Rents, Low Wages Spell Housing Crisis for LB’s Working Poor

Feb. 23, 2013 / By
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LONG BEACH, Calif. — Thousands of families here are being financially stretched to their breaking point due to rental costs that are out of sync with what the average resident can afford, according to recently released city data — and the job outlook over the next seven years doesn’t suggest that will change anytime soon...

Students Struggle As Tuition Continues to Rise

Jan. 23, 2013 / By
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When Long Beach City College was first established in the late 1960s, tuition was $60 per term...

Getting Childcare Under a Tight Budget

Dec. 8, 2012 / By
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The first five years of a child’s life is when they grow and develop the most...

A Young Person’s Guide to Getting a Job in Long Beach

Nov. 30, 2012 / By
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Let’s face it: While it’s been a few years since the recession began, it’s still hard to find a job...

Legalize It: The Economic Debate in Long Beach

Nov. 30, 2012 / By
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By VoiceWaves Youth Reporter Abbey Rhodes

This month Colorado and Washington State legalized marijuana for medicinal and recreational use...