Posts Tagged as "Long Beach"

Compound x VoiceWaves panel: Youth on feeling safe in their own communities

Nov. 30, 2020 / By , and
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In this clip from our panel at Compound in Long Beach, VoiceWaves Youth Reporters discuss why they do or do not feel safe hanging out in their communities.

Compound x VoiceWaves panel: Youth Reporters on becoming more aware of local social issues

Nov. 30, 2020 / By , and
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In our panel hosted at Compound in Long Beach, VoiceWaves Youth Reporters speak on how they began to become more aware of issues and disparities in Long Beach.

Meet three Long Beach youth working to change how the city invests in young people

Sep. 24, 2020 / By
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These are just some of the young activists working to create a new and more equitable future for youth in Long Beach.

Pocket Privilege [VIDEO]

Mar. 30, 2020 / By , and
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Got pockets? Well, if you wear women’s clothes, probably not.

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.