Posts Tagged as "Politics"

A pen lays on top of a yet to be filled ballot for the Nov. 3, 2020 general election.

As election day nears, some youth express why they are frustrated with electoral politics

Oct. 29, 2020 / By
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Local youth say they are tired of being shamed for their stances on voting. They are looking to alternatives for creating change in their communities.

Youth Q&A with Jeannine Pearce: Reflections on Overcoming Trauma, a Recall Effort, and Sexism at Work

Mar. 11, 2019 / By and
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Pearce gives her most personal interview yet, telling how she got back on track to pursue her progressive vision for Long Beach.

Youth Q&A with Daryl Supernaw: Long Beach’s District 4 Council Member

Dec. 10, 2018 / By
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We asked Supernaw a wide range of questions, including his start in politics, youth and social programs and his plans for the future of greater Long Beach.

Commentary: Meet Long Beach’s New United Left

Nov. 20, 2018 / By
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They aren’t taking chances with the alt-right encroaching on American life.

Reflections of a Long Beach Youth at the DNC

Sep. 19, 2012 / By
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By VoiceWaves Youth Journalist Dasire’e Norman

If you asked me what I thought of my families’ success before attending the Democratic National Convention earlier this month, I would have said that the government needs to do more...

OPINION: 2012 Presidential Election “Got Personal” at DNC

Sep. 13, 2012 / By
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By Aurora Saldivar, Coachella Unincorporated

CHARLOTTE, NC – It got personal for me at the 2012 Democratic National Convention...

Media Training Conference Looks at CA’s 2012 Election Issues

Mar. 6, 2012 / By
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Oakland Local, News Report, Eric Arnold, Posted: Mar 06, 2012

Is 2012 the year that California’s ethnic electorate becomes the decider in the state’s future?


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...

Plan B Pill Restrictions Dangerous for Young Latinas

Dec. 11, 2011 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Jessica González-Rojas, Posted: Dec 09, 2011

This week, politics interfered with healthcare when young women were again denied the ability to obtain over-the-counter emergency contraception (EC) despite recommendations from the nation’s leading health experts...

Redistricting Could Cut Caribbean American Voices

Nov. 10, 2011 / By
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Caribbean Today, News Report, Dawn Davis, Posted: Nov 08, 2011
Every ten years states get an opportunity to redraw their district lines based on the database of population flux and migration gleaned from the Census...

The Unfinished Legacy of 2010

Oct. 22, 2011 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Frank Viviano, Posted: Oct 14, 2011
Take a close and objective look at the angry demonstrators now gathered on Wall Street, and at similar protest encampments burgeoning from San Francisco to Madrid...

Juanito Geronimo: A Life of Removal

Oct. 16, 2011 / By
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Written by John Oliver Santiago

My grandfather’s face is full of joy and amusement as he watches a Filipino program playing on satellite television...