A Conversation With Donté Clark

At the recent #Fight4All Convening in Fresno, CA, keynote speakers and activists addressed community and national issues. At the convention, Zyanna Maynard sat down with Donté Clark, a spoken word artist and community activist, to discuss his inspirations, advice for youth, and hopes for the future. “Everything that you think, everything that you speak and […]

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In Greenfield, Advocating for a Small Piece of Sidewalk Makes a Big Difference

When Bakersfield’s Barbara Perez noticed an issue with a local stretch of sidewalk, she didn’t just sit by. Perez worked with local community organizations and politicians to find a solution to the problem, which showed her the power of young people’s voices. “Getting this sidewalk finished taught me that youth involvement can make a difference.” […]

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Disadvantaged Long Beach Residents At Forefront Of First-Ever ‘People’s Budget Proposal’

Long Beach community members, activists, and youth are part of the movement pushing for a “People’s Budget Proposal.” They are advocating that the budget protect immigrant rights, language accessibility, youth programs, and safe housing. “It’s about time that the mayor and the city council actually address the budget with community-focused solutions.” Read more at VoiceWaves.

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Annual Activist Gathering Comes at Critical Moment for Long Beach Renters & Immigrants

As Long Beach gears up for its largest annual gathering of activists, VoiceWaves snagged an interview with one of the event’s organizers to hear more about the upcoming People’s State of the City 2018. “I want people to think about the real issues and conditions that they are facing right now.” Read more at VoiceWaves.

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