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March for Our Lives Sacramento

On March 24, thousands of protesters gathered in Sacramento to rally against gun violence. The protest, just one of hundreds of marches across the nation, was inspired by the #NeverAgain … Continue reading

March 30, 2018 · Leave a comment

March for Our Lives Fresno

Like other cities across the country, Fresno hosted an anti-gun violence protest on March 24 as part of March for Our Lives. Now, the Fresno community organizers are using the … Continue reading

March 29, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sisters in Solidarity Showcases Female Empowerment

Aiming to unite and rally women around International Women’s Day, Richmond has held the Sisters in Solidarity event every year for more than a decade. This year, local figures such … Continue reading

March 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

New Program Helps Boyle Heights Families Get Low-Cost Infant Care

With the opening of a new affordable childcare center in Boyle Heights, many families can now breathe after decades of suffocating under the pressures of childcare costs. “They don’t have … Continue reading

March 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

I am Youth Radio: Sierra on the Power of Youth Voice

In February, Youth Radio hosted the 2018 Statewide Youth Media Conference, which united student journalists from across the state in a weekend filled with workshops, presentations, and bonding. Youth Radio’s … Continue reading

March 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Solo and the Sage of Spinoffs

With the upcoming release of “Solo,” yet another prequel to the “Star War” franchise, fans are beginning to question whether these spinoffs strengthen the hype around the series, or just … Continue reading

March 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Sessions in California Ignites Protest in Sacramento

After Jeff Sessions arrived in California to give a speech against the state’s sanctuary laws for immigrants, protesters arrived in droves outside of his hotel to denounce his visit and … Continue reading

March 20, 2018 · Leave a comment

Young, Black, and Ivy-bound

Youth Radio’s Mali Dandridge was ecstatic after getting into an Ivy League university—but very quickly, that excitement became tainted with concern about how her classmates would treat her as a … Continue reading

March 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Know Your Rights as a Student Advocate

Student activism has exploded in the last month as teens across the nation plan walkouts, protests, and other political statement activities. But with many students unclear on the free speech … Continue reading

March 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

A Forgotten History: Why Doesn’t My School Place a Greater Emphasis on Black History Month?

Even though February was Black History Month, Bakersfield’s Ja’Nell Gore continually notices how the narrative surrounding black history and accomplishments is weak and often incomplete. She wants a comprehensive adoption … Continue reading

March 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

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