Posts Tagged as "Youth"

The Road to Youth Justice

Jul. 15, 2019 / By , , , , , and
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A former gang member, a youth's strange run-in with the law, a student with A.D.D. kicked out of Wilson, and a public health expert. What can Long Beach learn from its own residents and youth about the road to true youth justice?

Jackpot! Long Beach Lyricist Hits the Lottery with Gambling PSA

Jun. 25, 2019 / By and
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Youth Reporter M. Smith set aside their reporter's notebook and picked up the mic to collaborate with Betting on Our Future (BOOF) to create a PSA on problem gambling. Leave a fire emoji if you think "M" did a good job on production and lyricism.

Youth Expose Pitfalls of Juvenile Justice System & Problem Gambling at Long Beach Event

Jun. 25, 2019 / By
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“Young people really care about community. They are trying to change the system for something loving and that develops youth leadership.”

Can We Rid the Shame of Community College Already? – VoiceWaves, Long Beach

May. 8, 2019 / By
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Choosing Long Beach City College over a university doesn’t make you not ‘smart.’

Sorry, Dad, But No Golden Robe This Graduation

Mar. 12, 2019 / By
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The pressure to meet society’s expectations is a lifelong struggle.

Mr. Governor: Here’s What Cali Youth Are Expecting From You

Jan. 25, 2019 / By
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Known for his trendsetting progressive policies, the new governor was recently dubbed “The Next Head of the California Resistance.” What do the youth of California expect and want of the 40th governor of their state?

ARTIST CONVERSATIONS PODCAST EP. 1: Mental Wellness, Acceptance, & Identity

Dec. 20, 2018 / By
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Podcast host Odin Smith unravels the personal journey of young artists first venturing into the music world, covering themes of mental wellness, confidence, acceptance, and more. Special guest Long Beach music producer and filmmaker Tempest joins her.

Shaping Young Students’ Lives: Living Arts Long Beach Provides Guidance

Dec. 12, 2018 / By
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The program has helped diverse youth learn art, new skills and find acceptance.

Don’t Mess with My Time: The Case for Year-Round Daylight Savings

Dec. 4, 2018 / By
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The clock’s fallback is doing no one any good

‘Hotel of Horrors’ Opens Friday to Expose Housing and Worker Problems

Oct. 24, 2018 / By and
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Yikes! This Friday, the youth at Khmer Girls in Action will open their annual Halloween event to the public to talk about major issues on the ballot.

Khmer Youth Hustle Votes for Hotel Workers, Rent Control

Oct. 19, 2018 / By
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Youth are spending afterschool phone banking and knocking on doors so Long Beachers can show up strong for the election.

For Students, Summer’s Internet Isolation can Cause Anxiety in the Fall

Sep. 11, 2018 / By
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At school, people I enjoy spending time with began hugging me and trying to catch up through casual conversation. I couldn’t breathe and got a really bad headache from all the commotion.