The Supreme Court hearings on DACA have undocumented immigrants in the program wondering what’s next. YR Media asked an immigration lawyer from Centro Legal de la Raza. “We’re really encouraging everybody who has DACA to renew now.” Read the full interview at YR Media.Read More The Future of DACA: What You Need To Know
The story of a legendary figure in history is brought to life in a new biopic. “‘Harriet’ gave me a deep sense of pride.” Read a review of the film from Richmond Pulse.Read More ‘Harriet’ Is A Long-Overdue Tribute To A Legendary Abolitionist
According to research from San Diego State University, Native students in California are two times more likely to be suspended than other students. Expulsion rates are even higher. Find out why and what community members are doing to stop discrimination against Native students. Read more at Access Local TV.Read More Discrimination Against Native Youth In California’s Public School System
Central Valley health professionals came together to introduce an initiative to bring health equity to rural communities in the area. Read more at South Kern Sol.Read More Bakersfield College Introduces Valley-Wide Health Equity Collaborative; Aims To Improve Rural Health With Policy Change
A young reporter speaks to two survivors of Japanese internment in the U.S. during World War II about the discrimination they faced then, and how history is repeating itself. Read more at The kNOw.Read More From Japanese Internment To Today’s Detention Facilities
“My family’s scared our neighborhood could be the next to burn down. Our solution? Possibly moving out.” Reporter Lucy Barnum shares how the possibility of another wildfire could push her from her home. Read more at YR Media.Read More Why My Family Wants To Leave The Fire Zone
“Without a complete count, the majority of our Brown and Black community will not get the needed funds to support our schools, health, and environment.” Hear from one teen why it’s so important to be counted in the 2020 Census, and what he’s doing to get others involved at South Kern Sol.Read More It’s Time To Count Everyone To Ensure Funding For The Next Decade
One teen breaks down the statistics behind the fight for reproductive rights and highlights the risks women are facing without access to abortion. Read more at The kNOw.Read More The Reality Of Reproductive Rights In The U.S.
Listen in to a conversation led by youth journalists in Sacramento about the fight against sugar addiction, the problems young women are facing with birth control, and the rise of police officers on local college campuses. Hear more at Access Local TV.Read More Soda Addictions, Racist Algorithms, Birth Control, And Police Presence On SCUSD Campuses
People share a lot on social media. Now, there’s a new, typically-taboo subject that’s becoming more public: mental illness. On social media, young people will signal their mental health identities by adding “hashtag OCD” or “hashtag bipolar” to posts. Advocates have been working hard to destigmatize mental illness, and the new openness suggests that might […]Read More First We Open Up On Mental Health. Then What?