Posts Tagged as "teens"

It Can Wait: One Teen’s Attempt To End Texting While Driving

Jan. 21, 2014 / By
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After two car accidents killed seven youth in Long Beach last Memorial Day, young actress, and Wilson High School Junior Karley Cable, created a PSA video, dubbed Almost There, to promote the dangers of texting while driving among teens...

A Long Beach Teen Immigrant Story

Jan. 8, 2014 / By
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Ed. Note: The Boston Marathon bombings have raised questions over how young immigrants in this country are impacted by the experience of war and trauma in their homeland...

The Peace Builders- Teen Chefs at Cabrillo High

Jan. 6, 2014 / By
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A group of young teen chefs are learning how to eat and make healthy food through the Health Corps program at Cabrillo High School...

Teens Staying Up Later for TV & Internet May Suffer Long-Term Consequences

Dec. 20, 2013 / By
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One of the biggest things it seems teens are known for is sleeping, so it might come as a surprise to many to find out that many teens are actually sleep-deprived...

A Psychological Lifeline for Asian American Teens

Sep. 11, 2013 / By
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New America Media, News Feature, Katherine Kam, Posted: Sep 10, 2013

Photo (above): Students walk through the quad at Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, California...

One Teen’s Perspective: Save Our Girls

Aug. 8, 2013 / By
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Ron Hosko, assistant director of the FBI’s Criminal Investigative Division, said “Child prostitution remains a persistent threat to children across America...

Local Teen Tips: How To Eat Healthy In Long Beach

May. 10, 2013 / By
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About 80 percent of U.S. teens follow an unhealthy diet, according to National Health and Nutrition Examination...

Queer Youth Radio: Exploring Poly Relationships

May. 1, 2013 / By
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What is polyamory and why is significant to young LGBTQ folks in Long Beach?

After a facilitated workshop by Los Angeles-based collective, Beautiful Struggle: The Open Hearts Project, youth in Long Beach got together to answer this question...

Teens Meeting Online: A Safety Guide for LB Youth

Apr. 26, 2013 / By and
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The first time Long Beach City College student Ben Fernandez met up with someone that he met online, he lost his virginity...

Youth at Reid Bring Awareness to Sexual Assault

Apr. 26, 2013 / By
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Every ninety seconds, someone is sexually assaulted in the United States, according to U.S. Department of Justice and in last year Long Beach, there were 115 documented rapes...

The Biggest Issues Affecting LB Youth, According to Youth

Apr. 9, 2013 / By
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As the People’s State of the City gears up this upcoming Thursday, VoiceWaves asked some of its youth what they thought were some of the biggest issues facing Long Beach youth right now...