Posts Tagged as "Youth"

In Richmond, a Murder Trial Begins and a Father Copes With Loss

Apr. 24, 2012 / By
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New America Media / Richmond Pulse, News Report, Monica Quesada, Posted: Apr 24, 2012



Free Public College: Is it Possible?

Apr. 23, 2012 / By
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Stephanie Minasian is a fellow with New America Media’s Youth Education Fellowship. The fellowship is a six-month long program for youth reporters aged 16-24 on education reporting...

BHC Youth Group is Making Changes in South Kern

Apr. 22, 2012 / By
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SOUTH KERN–The Building Healthy Communities Youth Group of South Kern is taking the initiative to improving their communities during Spring Break...

Imprisoned and ‘Irrelevant’

Apr. 21, 2012 / By
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The Beat Within, Commentary, Peter Schurmann, Posted: Apr 21, 2012

EDITOR’S NOTE: The author of this piece, Antonio Howard, is currently incarcerated at the State Correctional Institution in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania.


East Bay Parks Campaign Targets Local Youth

Apr. 20, 2012 / By
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From the Richmond Pulse

News Report, Peter Schurmann

California, and the Bay Area in particular, is blessed with some truly magnificent natural treasures...

Youth Journalist Writes National Education Blog

Apr. 18, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves Youth Journalist, John Oliver Santiago, is one of  three fellows from Long Beach with New America Media’s Youth Education Fellowship...

African-American Elder Plays Key Role in Violence Prevention Efforts

Apr. 17, 2012 / By
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From The Richmond Pulse

Profile, Monica Quesada

Bennie Singleton quietly entered the church, Richmond’s Garden of Peace Ministries, looking for other “night-walkers.”..

The Beat Within

Mar. 27, 2012 / By
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The Beat Within’s mission is to provide incarcerated youth with consistent opportunity to share their ideas and life experiences in a safe space that encourages literacy, self-expression, some critical thinking skills, and healthy, supportive relationships with adults and their community...

Q&A: Jessica Quintana

Mar. 22, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves Journalist Wendy Lopez interviewed Jessica Quintana, Executive Director of Centro CHA. The organization “… exists with the mission to enrich the lives of low-income, underserved Latino/a youth, families and neighborhoods in the City of Long Beach through community advocacy, health and educational programs, social and economic enrichment, cultural arts, community service, and after-school youth development programs...

Behind The Screen Consequences

Mar. 22, 2012 / By
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Editor’s Note: We thought this video was so important that we decided to feature it. 

What are the Consequences Behind the Screen?


Youth Organize to End Violence, “Reclaim Richmond”

Mar. 22, 2012 / By
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News Feature,  Taisa Grant

Late last month, the City of Richmond caught a glimpse of its own future when teachers, activists, youth mentors, police officers, the mayor and others came together for a town hall style meeting called “Reclaiming Richmond.”..

Video Games are Healthy? Thoughts from a Recovering Gamer

Mar. 9, 2012 / By
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Luis Pacheco, The kNOw Youth Media, Fresno’s Youth Voice

When  I was a sophomore in high school, the thing that mattered most to me was my