Youth Media for Building Healthy Communities

Community Health, Youth Voices

ATTN: Long Beach Poly – Your Feminism Report Card Is In

Feminism has made great strides in the past few years, but just how welcome do some women feel? VoiceWaves reporter Briana Mendez-Padilla asked female students and teachers of Long Beach … Continue reading

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Opinion: No Charges For Stephon Clark’s Death Leave A ‘Broken, Grieving Community’

Sacramento police won’t face prosecution in Stephon Clark’s shooting death. Rachael Francois of Voice of The Youth is disappointed but not surprised. Clark’s death opens old wounds for communities like … Continue reading

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Voting Is Vital

The Media Arts Center youth reporters documented Viet Vote’s Candidate Forum and Voting Party. This event served as a means to help the Vietnamese-American community in San Diego County understand … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras 2019

Fresno celebrated its 22nd annual Tower District Mardi Gras parade with extravagant floats, unique characters, good food, good music, necks full of beads and, of course, Kopi Sotiropulos’ wonderful smile. … Continue reading

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Q&A: Author Of Book About Larry Itliong Talks About Why She Writes About Filipino-American History

Journey For Justice: The Life of Larry Itliong is the first Filipino-American children’s history book written about Larry Itliong that covers his fight against discrimination, unfair wages and poor working … Continue reading

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WCCUSD Weighs Closing Crespi Amid Concerns Over Space, Costs And More Across Schools

The West Contra Costa Unified School District is considering closing the doors of Juan Crespi Middle School in El Sobrante, as enrollment drops and charter schools grow. Richmond Pulse’s Mitzi … Continue reading

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Statewide Youth Media Conference [A Recap]

Over President’s Day Weekend in Oakland, around 100 youth journalists from across California who are part of the California Youth Media Network came together. The network gathered to expand their … Continue reading

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Tarana Burke, #MeToo Founder, Visits Sacramento

Civil rights activist and creator of the “#metoo” movement, Tarana Burke, visited Sacramento State University. Watch the video at Access Local TV.

March 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Reflecting on Black History Month Illustrations

The kNOw Youth Media’s José Rubén Diaz, illustrated various black figures who made amazing contributions to America in honor of Black History Month. Diaz details his creative process and what … Continue reading

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Unfocused Oilers Come Up Short, Lose North Coast Section Final to Montgomery, Again

Richmond Pulse’s Denis Perez-Bravo covers the 2019 North Coast Section Division 2 soccer championship between Richmond High and Montgomery High. The Oilers were defeated by the Vikings 2-1, for the … Continue reading

March 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

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