In this episode of the AccessLocal.TV podcast, a group of young people discuss the importance of the youth vote, especially in light of the midterm elections. “It feels like a lot of youth don’t vote because old people look at us and think, ‘They’re too young, they don’t know what they’re doing.’” Read more at […]Read More Youth Vote
In a new podcast series, YR Media’s Nyge Turner and Merk Nguyen are tackling it all: romance, pop culture, music, politics, career advice, and so much more. On top of that, they chat with some of the biggest influencers to get some behind-the-scenes peeks at movies, TV shows, sports, and everything in between. “Adult ISH […]Read More Adult Ish
When San Francisco’s Emily Sobelman was young, she thought of herself as “the skinny girl.” But as she started to grow up, that identity combined with her city’s health food craze to produce a toxic mix of unhealthy habits. “It took a psychiatrist to explain to me that this was also disordered eating–masquerading in the […]Read More How Wellness Culture Backfired For Me
Five reporters from Long Beach weigh in on resistance in sports and the media. They discuss everything ranging from kneeling during the National Anthem to the symbols in Childish Gambino’s “This is America” music video. “That feeling among minorities of not wanting to be patriotic towards a country that didn’t respect them can be seen […]Read More Podcast: Resistance In Sports And Media
As part of the Lead podcast, VoiceWaves talks to five Long Beach youth to hear their stories about how they ended up in Long Beach. Read more at VoiceWaves.Read More Long Beach Youth Podcast: Where Are You From?
Each new generation brings with it newer and hopefully more accepting ideologies. Youth Radio’s Sierra Fang-Horvath explains cultural and generational differences have led to a clash of beliefs between her and her mother. “The problem with my mom isn’t hate; it’s lack of awareness.” Read more at Youth Radio.Read More Getting Woke With My Mom
In Boyle Heights, residents have coined a new name for community members who leave the area, then come back with different ideas: gentefication. Some believe this process contributes to rising living costs, while others think it can start a renaissance in Boyle Heights. “You know if the person comes back and they have the same […]Read More A New Phenomenon Called ‘Gentefication’
Among the millions of Americans concerned about the repeal of DACA is Citlaly Medina, a DACA recipient and local community college student. DACA gave Medina a Social Security number, a minimum wage-paying job, the chance to go to college, and a feeling of safety and comfort—now that’s all at risk. “If they do repeal this […]Read More Future of DACA Worries Community College Student
For a lot of people, Thanksgiving is a joyous time to reunite with family and enjoy turkey, mashed potatoes, and pie. But for these teens, familial tension is always Thanksgiving’s main course—good thing they’re experts on dealing with out of pocket adults. “Whenever I’m at a gathering that I don’t want to be at I […]Read More How to Deal With Your Out of Pocket Family Members This Thanksgiving
With all the controversy surrounding Russian hackers’ use of fake social media accounts, most people in the U.S. are on high alert about social media. One group that doesn’t seem to be worried, however, is teens, because many of them use their own alternative accounts. “I’ve always known there are fake social personas out there […]Read More We’ve All Heard of an Insta, But What’s a Finsta?