Posts Tagged as "violence"

LB Community Remembers Those Lost to Violence

Jan. 17, 2013 / By
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As a kick-off to Peace Week, about 150 Long Beach residents gathered to hold the 5th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr...

Long Beach Envisions Peace Through MLK

Jan. 13, 2013 / By
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When Virgia Wade was living in Long Beach in the 1970s and 80s, she never saw blacks and Latinos together anywhere and the police freely beat and arrested young people on their way home from school...

Social Paranoia Feeds U.S. Gun Culture

Dec. 28, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Commentary, Rene Ciria-Cruz, Posted: Dec 27, 2012

The gun has an indelible presence in America’s popular consciousness...

VoiceWaves Youth Reporters React to NRA

Dec. 22, 2012 / By
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Friday, December 21, one week after the tragedy of Newtown, the National Rifle Association held an event where they offered their solutions to violence in our society...

The Newtown Tragedy – Is School Security the Answer?

Dec. 21, 2012 / By
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New America Media, Question & Answer, Anna Challet, Posted: Dec 19, 2012

Editor’s Note: The Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut has renewed national conversations about school safety and gun control...

Talking About Preventing Youth Suicide

Dec. 7, 2012 / By
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At 19 years old, Ana* has gone through a lot.

Only a year ago, her main caretaker, her grandmother, died and she came out to her family and friends as bisexual...

Preventing Violence Through Park Activities

Sep. 7, 2012 / By
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The Summer Night Lights Program at Admiral Kidd Park came to an end the night of Aug...

New Approach to Ending Gun Violence Wins Praise & Sparks Controversy

Jun. 19, 2012 / By
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African-American Elder Plays Key Role in Violence Prevention Efforts

Apr. 17, 2012 / By
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From The Richmond Pulse

Profile, Monica Quesada

Bennie Singleton quietly entered the church, Richmond’s Garden of Peace Ministries, looking for other “night-walkers.”..

Community Voices: People’s State of the City- Adalhi Montes

Mar. 26, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez interviewed a wide range of people recently at the first Peoples State of the City event...

Youth Organize to End Violence, “Reclaim Richmond”

Mar. 22, 2012 / By
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News Feature,  Taisa Grant

Late last month, the City of Richmond caught a glimpse of its own future when teachers, activists, youth mentors, police officers, the mayor and others came together for a town hall style meeting called “Reclaiming Richmond.”..

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...