Posts Tagged as "Youth Voices"

Long Beach youth and officials on a Zoom call, in a screenshot captured in grid view.

Long Beach youth and officials discuss importance of youth voting at online forum

Oct. 30, 2020 / By and
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The forum hosted by LBC Votes gave young people an opportunity to speak with and ask questions to local officials.

VIDEO: VoiceWaves youth speak on their experiences growing up in Long Beach

Oct. 29, 2020 / By , , and
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Our youth reporters speak on how environments, the pandemic, and local schools have impacted their lives.
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.

How The World Cup Is Helping Youth Connect With Their Culture

Jun. 25, 2014 / By
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It’s that time again. The World Cup is back, and it comes with an entire month full of competitions from the best soccer teams from around the globe...

One Youth’s View of the World Through Photographs

Mar. 23, 2014 / By
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A Portrait of Julie Cabral, a student at Venice Arts, who shares what creativity means for her...

Why Won’t My Friend Leave her Abusive Boyfriend?

Mar. 17, 2014 / By
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When I spotted a bruise on my friend “Anna,” I didn’t need to ask her how it got there...

Sons And Brothers Speak Out

Mar. 15, 2014 / By
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My Brother’s Keeper is an Obama Administration initiative that seeks to empower boys and young men of color...

Celebrating Latino Culture and Film in San Diego

Mar. 12, 2014 / By
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VoiceWaves producer Antonio Ruiz interviewed  San Diego Festival Executive Director / Founder Ethan van Thillo via phone about the event which is now in its 21st year...

VoiceWaves Reporter’s Video Screening at San Diego Latino Film Festival

Mar. 12, 2014 / By
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Veteran VoiceWaves Reporter Michael Lozano video, Life After DACA: One Policy, Different Outcomes, will screen Saturday, March 15 at the 21st Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival...

Do Young “Invincibles” Need Health Insurance?

Mar. 10, 2014 / By
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According to Young Invincibles.org, as of February 12th, 800,070 youth nationwide have signed up for health care through the Affordable Care Act. ..

Hundreds Of LB Boys & Men of Color Gather to ‘Turn Up 4 Change’

Mar. 3, 2014 / By
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About 400 middle and high school students from Long Beach Unified School District attended “Turn Up For Change,” a boys and men of color summit organized by a coalition of local organizations on Tuesday, Feb...

Youth Radio Podcast: This Isn’t Just Teen Angst. It’s Depression

Mar. 2, 2014 / By
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Today on the Youth Radio podcast, we talk to an advocate for teens afflicted with mental illness about whether there’s a link between gun violence and mental illness...