Posts Tagged as "Youth Voices"

After Parents’ Deportation, U.S. Children Face Mental Struggles

Feb. 18, 2014 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Anthony Advincula

Above: Myrna Orozco says that her therapist diagnosed her with PTSD, but she had to stop seeing the therapist because she could not afford it anymore...

Turn Up 4 Change: Boys & Men of Color Summit

Feb. 12, 2014 / By
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Students and advocates in Long Beach to host a summit to discuss effective methods to raising student achievement

What: 300 middle and high school male students are set to meet at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) for the first ever Boys and Men of Color Summit in Long Beach...

Skate Day 2014

Feb. 5, 2014 / By
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By: Taylor Holm, BHC Long Beach, BSW Intern

Growing up as an avid skater in the San Francisco Bay area, I often heard Long Beach referred to as the mecca of skateboarding in California...

Get Off Your Cell Phone…Dad!

Jan. 28, 2014 / By
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by  Youth Radio

 

According to the Pew Research Center on Technology and American Life, 91 percent of adults report owning a mobile phone compared to just 78 percent of teens...

What Our Schools Need — A Student’s Eye View

Jan. 15, 2014 / By
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Photo Essay, YouthWire

Editor’s Note: California’s recently enacted Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF), in effect since July 1, will continue to increase funding for school districts over the next eight years...

Youth Radio Podcast: Teen Depression

Dec. 27, 2013 / By
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Today on the Youth Radio podcast, we talk to a mental health advocacy organization for teens suffering with mental illness about whether there is a link between gun violence and mental illness...