Posts Tagged as "Youth Voices"

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...

Boys and Men of Color Summit

Feb. 27, 2014 / By
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Over 450 middle and high school students gathered at California State University, Long Beach on Tuesday, February 25 for a day of empowerment...

Commentary: Why Does Diversity Spur Hate in a Diverse Nation?

Feb. 18, 2014 / By
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Editor’s Note: Coachella Unincorporated is not supporting Coca Cola products, simply expressing one point of view regarding the content of its recent television commercial...

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...