Posts Tagged as "Economy"

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...

Teens Seek Jobs

Mar. 19, 2012 / By
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Text and Image by Taitu Negus, VoiceWaves Journalist.

A printed paper targeting teenagers for employment is posted onto a light post.  ..

Report Finds Millions of Families Three Months From Poverty

Feb. 7, 2012 / By
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Equal Voice News , News Report, Susannah Nesmith , Posted: Feb 06, 2012

Photo: Miguel Abreu, 10, prepares an inflatable mattress to sleep on in the living room of his aunt’s apartment...

A Look At President Obama’s State of the Union Address

Feb. 2, 2012 / By
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The 2012 State of the Union address was presented recently by President Obama on January 24th...

The Soul of a Community

Jan. 27, 2012 / By
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Video by VoiceWaves Youth Journalist Daniel Tevai. Interview by Antonio Ruiz, Community Engagement Coordinator.

Why do residents continue to live in Long Beach?..

African American, Hispanic High School Achievement Falls to 30-Year Low

Jan. 25, 2012 / By
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America’s Wire, News Report, Teresa Wiltz, Posted: Jan 24, 2012

WASHINGTON — While achievement levels have improved considerably for minority elementary and middle school students, studies show academic performance among high school age African Americans and Hispanics has fallen to levels not seen in thirty years...

Jobs Program for Older Americans Struggles

Jan. 4, 2012 / By
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RedwoodAge.com, News Report, Pamela A. MacLean, Posted: Jan 02, 2012

Photo courtesy of Senior Service America

With passage of the 2012 budget Congress failed to restore any of the deep cuts made last year to the largest federally funded program that employs older adults...

Older workers face bleak prospects, program cuts

Dec. 22, 2011 / By
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December 18, 2011

“The message we are sending is ‘America to seniors: drop dead because we don’t want to provide healthcare, social security, or employment.’” Anthony Sarmiento, executive director of Senior Service America, Inc., told the Gerontological Society of America’s 2011 conference that’s the message older workers are hearing, as they face increased hardships because of budget cuts that affect employment opportunities for older workers, and the debates over Medicare and social security...

Latino Publishers: Economy, Education Top Issues Now

Nov. 1, 2011 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Jose Luis Sierra, Posted: Oct 31, 2011

LAS VEGAS – As a crop of anti-immigration legislation in several states – copycat versions of Arizona’s SB 1070 – made headlines nationally, the issue of immigration reform was not the most pressing issue for Latino community and media leaders, at the National Association of Hispanic Publications in Las Vegas earlier this month...