A Rainbow In Crisis

In their latest documentary, Media Arts Center’s Teen Producers explore the causes and effects of LGBT youth homelessness. “LGBTQ high school students are about 3 times as likely to experience homelessness as their non LGBTQ peers,” says Susanne Terri, Homeless Liaison at the San Diego County Office of Education. “The most common reason for LGBTQ […]

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A Kanye West Fan, On Kanye West

Kanye West has made headlines recently for his controversial bid for the 2020 presidency. While some fans are quick to defend him, others find themselves alienated by his behavior. For longtime fan Enrique Little, the situation is a lot more complicated. “I think that all his antics over the years have been telltale signs of […]

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Census 2020 | Teen Producers Project

Media Arts Center and the Teen Producers Project produced a short documentary-style film on the importance of the 2020 census. “When people are counted, different funds go to them, whether that’s through education, infrastructure, whatever.” said Fahad Mouhomad, a campaign manager at Partnership for the Advancement of New Americans and one of the featured subjects. […]

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Plan To Close Juvenile Hall Receives Mixed Response From Board Of Supervisors

In August, the Contra Costa County district attorney announced a plan to close the county’s juvenile hall by 2021. While some board supervisors saw this as a step in the right direction, others were surprised by the statement. “Supervisor Candace Anderson said there hadn’t been any input from the board about the task force, and […]

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