No Trust Without US

San Diego’s Media Arts Center created a documentary short that discusses the practice of community policing. The short, which features a conversation with a local police officer, focuses on the importance of building trust in the community to collaboratively resolve issues. Watch the video at Media Arts Center.

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Breaking The Silence: Mental Health Awareness Among Boys and Men In The East African Community

With an upsurge of public discourse surrounding mental health issues, more attention is being drawn to the fact that boys and men of color are more likely to be affected by mental illness. One organization in City Heights is working to combat this. “Silenced conversations around mental health and a lack of investment by the […]

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Fresno for Parks

After Fresno received low rankings for its total land use dedicated to parks, how much the city spends on parks per capita, amenities available within the parks, and how many people live with walking distance to a park, city members took action. They formed Fresno for Parks, an organization dedicated to improving the condition of […]

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LGBTQ Folks And Allies Gather For Unconditional Love Rally

Lincoln Heights’ Plaza de La Raza hosted 13 organizations for the second annual Unconditional Love Rally. Students, teachers, parents, and other community members discussed LGBTQ+ identity and acceptance, as well as other topics such as immigration and gun violence. “LGBTQ students need to see themselves celebrated. They are scientists, they are mathematicians, they are writers, […]

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