Explore one teen’s story of depression and loneliness. Read this award-winning essay at The kNOw.Read More A Single Fallen Leaf
As Trump’s threats of ICE raids continue, a survey found 44.6% of Latinx adolescents worried at least sometimes about family separation due to deportation. YR Media reports on the mental health effects of the country’s immigration crackdown.Read More Deportation Fears Trigger Anxiety And Sleep Problems For Latinx Teens
Expulsion. Arrest. Gang violence. Long Beach youth share stories of how the city has failed them and their vision for healthier communities. What can the city learn from its own residents and youth about the road to true youth justice? Read more at VoiceWaves.Read More The Road To Youth Justice
After years of declining numbers, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors overwhelmingly voted to close juvenile hall. But where will the young detainees go? Reporter Amber Ly has the story. Read more at YR Media.Read More What Happens To Incarcerated Youth When A Juvenile Hall Closes?
For years, vegans and non-vegans alike have had to travel miles for a sweet treat, but not anymore. A new bakery has found a new home in a familiar setting, bringing all kinds of baked goods to the community. Get to know the bakers at Boyle Heights Beat.Read More Boyle Heights Gets Its Vegan Treats At Cake Girl
Gender dysphoria is a reality that affects transgender teens every day. The American Psychiatric Association explains gender dysphoria as involving “a conflict between a person’s biological (assigned) sex and their gender.” It can be confusing and different for everyone. From The kNOw, hear one teen’s raw account on how he lives with gender dysphoria.Read More Dysphoric
Pride parades went on across the nation last month, but in conservative communities like Delano, California, events like these are not welcome. Despite facing backlash, Delano’s LGBTQ+ Alliance threw a Pride event. South Kern Sol was there to cover it.Read More Delano’s Day Of Action Was The First Stride Towards An Inclusive Environment
License plate readers are sparking controversy in Delano, CA, causing trust issues between citizens and police. Citizens believe the technology could put undocumented people at risk if information were shared with ICE. Read more at South Kern Sol.Read More ‘If They Don’t Want It, I Won’t Force It’: Delano Police Chief Said He Plans To Advise City Council Against License Plate Reading Technology
For teens, prom is seen as the highlight of their high school experience, celebrating their last years in school. But one night of dancing can bring on hundreds of dollars in expenses, leading some teens to wonder: is it worth it? Richmond Pulse reports.Read More Is Prom Worth It?
Sacramento was recently named the 5th most polluted city in the United States. From the smog in the air to the trash littering the street, locals have had enough. Hear from teens on how bad it’s gotten and how they’re fighting back at Access Local TV.Read More Students’ Views On Pollution In Sacramento