Posts Tagged as "Youth Voice"

Uncle Sam points forward with a speech bubble next to him saying "I Don't Want You to Vote."

The Voting Age Should be Lowered To 16 | OPINION

Apr. 15, 2022 / By
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We trust young people to work, join the military, and make choices that will impact the rest of their lives. We should trust them with the vote.
A closed red book lays on a wooden bench. A flower lays on the book.

“My Answer” and “Hands to Yourself”: Two poems by a Long Beach youth

Mar. 31, 2022 / By
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In two poems, a Long Beach youth writes about the impact of their experiences with online bullying and physical harassment.
A car windshield has a butterfly sticker next to a sticker saying "wag more."

“The monarchs in my neighborhood:” A poem about moving to a new city

Oct. 5, 2021 / By
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In this poem, VoiceWaves reporter Rachel Livinal writes about her transition from a small city to the much larger city of Long Beach, and how she's learned to move through it all.