Posts Tagged as "Education"

A Sense of “Despair” Hangs Over Community College Campus

Apr. 8, 2012 / By
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Amigos 805, Commentary, David Magallanes , Posted: Apr 08, 2012

As I walk across campus at the community college where I teach, I sometimes get the impression that I can almost hear my own footsteps as I walk toward my classroom or to an office I need to visit...

Parents: The Missing Engine Behind School Reform

Mar. 26, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Khalil Abdullah, Posted: Mar 26, 2012
Modesto E. Abety-Gutierrez, President of The Children’s Trust (with the mic), along with other panel speakers, including (from left) Liz Looney, Service Manager with City Year Miami; Principal Pablo Ortiz with Miami Edison Senior High School; School Board member Raquel A...

Wake Up: Learning Responsibility, Behind Bars

Mar. 26, 2012 / By
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The Beat Within, First Person, Ray Sanchez Jr., Posted: Mar 25, 2012

EDITOR’S NOTE: The author of this piece, Ray Sanchez Jr.,

Q&A: Jessica Quintana

Mar. 22, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez interviewed Jessica Quintana, Executive Director of Centro CHA. The organization “… exists with the mission to enrich the lives of low-income, underserved Latino/a youth, families and neighborhoods in the City of Long Beach through community advocacy, health and educational programs, social and economic enrichment, cultural arts, community service, and after-school youth development programs...

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.


Video Games are Healthy? Thoughts from a Recovering Gamer

Mar. 9, 2012 / By
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Luis Pacheco, The kNOw Youth Media, Fresno’s Youth Voice

When  I was a sophomore in high school, the thing that mattered most to me was my

Long Beach Full Hub Community Meeting

Mar. 7, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves will be at the first Full Hub Community Meeting of the year sponsored by Building Healthy Communities...

Through the Ugliness: The State of Boys and Men of Color

Mar. 5, 2012 / By
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Written by John Oliver Santiago

On February 29, an official “Teach-In” was held at Centro Cha...

Teens and Young Adults Look to Forge Peace Among Richmond’s Neighborhoods

Feb. 27, 2012 / By
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News Report, Robert Rogers | Richmond Confidential

George Mitchell stood in front of the mic, glanced at his notes, and let fly...

New America Media Offers Ed. Reporting Fellowships

Feb. 26, 2012 / By
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2012 Education Reporting Fellowship for Youth Journalists

New America Media is offering Education Reporting Fellowships to Youth (16-24 years old) journalists from Richmond, South Kern County and Long Beach...

Why Aren’t They Graduating?

Feb. 12, 2012 / By
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Parents from Greenfield, Arvin, Lamont and Weedpatch met with representatives from The California Endowment, Community Asset Development Re-defining Education (CADRE), and California Rural Legal Assistance  (CRLA) on Jan...

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...