Posts Tagged as "Long Beach"

Five Resources Long Beach Immigrants Need to Know

Aug. 15, 2019 / By and
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Legal aid, some healthcare, and language classes are available for Long Beach’s immigrant families caught in trying times.

The Road to Youth Justice

Jul. 15, 2019 / By , , , , , and
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A former gang member, a youth's strange run-in with the law, a student with A.D.D. kicked out of Wilson, and a public health expert. What can Long Beach learn from its own residents and youth about the road to true youth justice?

Youth Weigh-In: Abortion and Defunding Planned Parenthood

Jul. 3, 2019 / By
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These teens gave their two cent on the ongoing abortion conversation.

Can We Rid the Shame of Community College Already? – VoiceWaves, Long Beach

May. 8, 2019 / By
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Choosing Long Beach City College over a university doesn’t make you not ‘smart.’

Youth Q&A: Mayor Garcia Talks Identity, Housing, Criminal Justice & Pollution in Long Beach

Jan. 3, 2019 / By , and
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Youth Reporters get the chance to interview the city’s first Latino mayor on his plans for Long Beach’s most pressing issues.

ANALYSIS: Does Rent Control Lead to More Evictions?

Aug. 14, 2018 / By
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A fair and deep dive on one major question.

UPDATE: Long Beach Journalists, Activists Released After Beaten & Arrested in Philippines Protest

Jul. 31, 2018 / By
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Among the four journalists arrested include Long Beach-based community organizers and filmmakers Eric Tandoc and Hiyasmin Saturay, who were volunteering for progressive media outlet Altermidya (People’s Alternative Media Network) to cover the plight of the NutriAsia workers on the picket line.

Disadvantaged Long Beach Residents at Forefront of First-Ever ‘People’s Budget Proposal’

Jul. 18, 2018 / By
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The proposal calls for investments in immigrant rights, language justice, safe housing and youth resources in the city's upcoming budget.

Bicyclers Ride Across Long Beach for 2nd Annual POW! WOW! Mural Tour

Jul. 9, 2018 / By
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This year, POW! WOW! had 26 individuals paint across the city.

Long Beach Poly Teens Vie to Build a Future with Robotics

Jun. 15, 2018 / By
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The ‘Poly Rabbotics’ team members spend about 20-25 hours each week to help build, design and program their robot.

As Downtown Long Beach continues to grow upwards, so does rent. Here’s what residents say.

Apr. 25, 2018 / By
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Youth Reporters chatted with Downtown residents on the city's ongoing construction and rising rents.