Posts Tagged as "youth violence"

Here Are Some Solutions Residents Say Will Quell Violence This Summer

Jul. 10, 2015 / By
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Last month was the most violent June in recent years with 18 shootings directed at people, five of them fatal, according to Long Beach police.

Remembering Keshawn: Youth Reflect On Preventing Violence in Long Beach

Apr. 15, 2015 / By
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The Long Beach community was shaken when 15 year-old Keshawn Brooks was killed last month in a robbery two blocks from his home.

It Goes Both Ways: How Youth Violence Hurts Everyone

Sep. 25, 2014 / By
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When youth violence ends in one teen's death and another teen sent to prison for life, the whole community hurts.

LB Violence Prevention Plan Passes Amidst Criticisms

May. 29, 2014 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Brittany Ballard and VoiceWaves Reporter Intern Ben Novotny

Trey Gaston, 20, from East Long Beach recalled times in high school when he would have to run, rather than walk, home from school...

Teens Present Solutions To End Youth Violence

Feb. 13, 2014 / By
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[Ed. Note] As the local election gears up, one issue that has been hot on the candidates’ lips is public safety...

Youth To Be A Priority in LB Violence Prevention Plan

Mar. 15, 2013 / By
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Focusing on youth intervention and prevention was at the top of the list of tasks that resulted from last week’s first community meeting to create a concrete violence prevention plan in Long Beach...

Young Women in LB do the Math on Guns

Feb. 26, 2013 / By
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Just last year, 14 youth in Long Beach where killed by gun shots ranging from age 16-25...

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...

Richmond Pulse: Thoughts on Gun Violence, in the Wake of Newtown

Dec. 18, 2012 / By
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Blog / Commentary by Yasmine Elsafy

The recent tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut that left 28 people dead — 20 of them children – has dominated the news cycle...