Posts Tagged as "Youth"

When is a Tweet a Cry for Help?

Mar. 1, 2012 / By
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The kNOw Youth Media Fresno’s Youth Voice

Yesterday, T.J. Lane, a 17-year old student at Chardon High, fired 10 shots
in his school’s cafeteria.Three


Teens and Young Adults Look to Forge Peace Among Richmond’s Neighborhoods

Feb. 27, 2012 / By
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News Report, Robert Rogers | Richmond Confidential

George Mitchell stood in front of the mic, glanced at his notes, and let fly...

New America Media Offers Ed. Reporting Fellowships

Feb. 26, 2012 / By
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2012 Education Reporting Fellowship for Youth Journalists

New America Media is offering Education Reporting Fellowships to Youth (16-24 years old) journalists from Richmond, South Kern County and Long Beach...

Community Gardens

Feb. 22, 2012 / By
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Luis Pacheco is a graduate of Edison High School and joined The kNOw in 2009.
He is the author of “Women Deserve More Respect” in Issue 5.


Their World Through the Eyes of Merced Youth

Feb. 14, 2012 / By
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4 teens (1 from each of our BHC Merced communities) took a video camera

for a few days and showed us around their neighborhoods, digitally.


Youth Leader at the official launch of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation

Feb. 12, 2012 / By
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Christopher Covington, a central Long Beach resident, youth leader on the Building Healthy Communities: Long Beach (BHCLB) Steering Committee and Youth Committee, and CCEJ volunteer extraordinaire will be representing BHCLB at the official launch of Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation...

Why Aren’t They Graduating?

Feb. 12, 2012 / By
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Parents from Greenfield, Arvin, Lamont and Weedpatch met with representatives from The California Endowment, Community Asset Development Re-defining Education (CADRE), and California Rural Legal Assistance  (CRLA) on Jan...

Leaders of Tomorrow Making a Difference Today

Jan. 26, 2012 / By
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By Maricruz Cabrera, Coachella Unincorporated

Leaders of Tomorrow, a group of college and high school students from the Eastern Coachella Valley, is not waiting for the future to bring about change in their community

They are taking the initiative and making a difference in their community today...

African American, Hispanic High School Achievement Falls to 30-Year Low

Jan. 25, 2012 / By
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America’s Wire, News Report, Teresa Wiltz, Posted: Jan 24, 2012

WASHINGTON — While achievement levels have improved considerably for minority elementary and middle school students, studies show academic performance among high school age African Americans and Hispanics has fallen to levels not seen in thirty years...

Learning to See the Police in a Different Light

Jan. 25, 2012 / By
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New America Media/Richmond Pulse, Commentary, Sean Shavers, Posted: Jan 22, 2012

All my life I’ve been taught to despise the police, and for that matter, any other law enforcement official.


Advocates Launch Campaign to Get Anti-Trafficking Bill on State Ballot

Jan. 13, 2012 / By
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New America Media, News Report, Elena Shore, Posted: Jan 12, 2012

Photo caption: Daphne Phung, founder of California Against Slavery, helped draft the CASE Act to increase penalties against human traffickers...

PeaceBuilders: Teaching Peace in our Communities

Jan. 10, 2012 / By
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VoiceWaves recently interviewed Michelle Molina, CEO of PeaceBuilders  violence prevention curriculum and professional development program for grades pre-K to 12 whose goal is to transform the climate and culture of any environment to one which is cooperative, productive, and academically successful...