Posts Tagged as "Youth"

Meet three Long Beach youth working to change how the city invests in young people

Sep. 24, 2020 / By
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These are just some of the young activists working to create a new and more equitable future for youth in Long Beach.
Youth jobs prevent crime, Long Beach youth say, but only half have access to a paying gig.

Can Youth Jobs be Long Beach’s True Crime Deterrent? — VoiceWaves Long Beach

Apr. 29, 2020 / By
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Youth jobs prevent crime but only half of teens have access to a paying gig, Long Beach survey says.
A youth retreat in the San Antonio Mountains is exactly what Alvin Engo needed to continue his and the community’s struggle.

It’s Easy To Be In A Saint In Paradise

Mar. 16, 2020 / By
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A youth retreat in the San Antonio Mountains is exactly what Ceferino Martirez needed to continue his and the community’s struggle.

California Gambling Problems Prompt Youth Surveys

Dec. 9, 2019 / By
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We need your help gathering information from youth throughout California!

‘These are not PG-13 times’ — The Case for a PG-16 Movie Rating

Aug. 21, 2019 / By
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As a result of obscure censors, youth end up missing out on great content and development. Let’s change that.

PHOTOS: Long Beach youth uplift city issues through dance and performances at the 13th annual Yellow Lounge

Aug. 7, 2019 / By
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Long Beach youth uplifted the importance of culture and voice during the 13th annual Yellow Lounge Saturday night.

More Displacement & Poor Air: Youth Protest 710 Freeway Expansion

Jul. 24, 2019 / By , and
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Long Beach youth and other 710 freeway communities gathered together in Commerce to protest the expansion of the freeway citing environmental consequences and displacement.

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.