Youth Media for Building Healthy Communities

Community Health, Youth Voices

Seventeen going on 30

Nisa Salazar feels like more of mother figure than a sibling to her six-year-old sister. Raised by a single mother, with only sporadic monthly visits from their father, Salazar said she’s is among about one third of youth in Merced who live in single-parent homes. Now 17, Salazar said she feels she must get a job to help support her mother and sisters. “I have adult problems now and I will grow up to fix them. I am seventeen going on thirty.” Read Salazar’s story at We ‘Ced Youth Media.

 

We'Ced

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on July 15, 2016 by in Commentary, Print, WeCed and tagged , , .

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 491 other followers

RSS Youth Radio

  • An error has occurred; the feed is probably down. Try again later.
%d bloggers like this: