The Road To Youth Justice

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. 

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Dysphoric

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.

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‘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

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. 

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Is Prom Worth It?

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.

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