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Following Spate of Shootings, National Survivor’s Speak Movement Reaches Richmond

After a string of recent shootings in Richmond, family members and friends of slain victims gathered in John F. Kennedy Park in Richmond to remember their lost loved ones. “[Our … Continue reading

May 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

100,000 California Teens Are Pre-Registered To Vote

With the midterm elections approaching fast, Sacramento’s Nathaniel Lapid talked to some Sacramento students and teachers to figure out whether they’re voting or not. Lapid also addresses the importance of … Continue reading

May 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bravo Students Walk Out In Memory Of Columbine Victims

Joining schools across the country, students in various Boyle Heights schools walked out of class on April 20 in honor of the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre. Students advocated … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

As Downtown Long Beach Continues To Grow Upwards, So Does Rent. Here’s What Residents Say

While some support the widespread construction of new buildings in Long Beach, others are experiencing the major drawback of these developments: rising rent costs. “It’s a beautiful thing that the … Continue reading

May 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

Gender Normativity: A Toxic Backstep In Social Progression

In a time where fresh debate about gender resurfaces every day, more and more people are challenging the traditional gender roles of our society. Fresno’s Rocky Walker is one of … Continue reading

April 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

Why Beyoncé’s Coachella Performance Was So Powerful

People traveled from across the country to attend Coachella–or was it Beychella? After Beyoncé’s legendary Coachella headlining performance, Youth Radio’s Clay Xavier and Kaylahni Lacy break down what made it … Continue reading

April 27, 2018 · Leave a comment

‘Bending Genders’ Art Gallery

In his most recent photo series, photographer Alister Oliver breaks pop culture gender stereotypes by mixing gender-nonconforming aspects in his photos. Oliver hires primarily transgender models to break traditional views … Continue reading

April 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Could A Game Based On Columbine Promote Anti-Violence?

  If you heard that someone made a video game where you could assume the roles of the Columbine killers, what would your reaction be? For Youth Radio’s Olivia Monforte … Continue reading

April 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

Finding An Identity Through Storytelling

For Fresno’s PeeKay Gill, stories have always been an intriguing connection between the people she met. But it wasn’t until recently that she decided to tell her own story. “For … Continue reading

April 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

With a Date or a Group?: Prom’s Toughest Questions Answered

  With high schoolers currently in the midst of prom season, anxiety surrounding corsages, dresses, limos, and post-prom parties is high. But the biggest cause of nervousness for most teens … Continue reading

April 18, 2018 · Leave a comment

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