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Following Spate of Shootings, National Survivor’s Speak Movement Reaches Richmond

After a string of recent shootings in Richmond, family members and friends of slain victims gathered in John F. Kennedy Park in Richmond to remember their lost loved ones. “[Our … Continue reading

May 9, 2018 · Leave a comment

Bravo Students Walk Out In Memory Of Columbine Victims

Joining schools across the country, students in various Boyle Heights schools walked out of class on April 20 in honor of the 19th anniversary of the Columbine massacre. Students advocated … Continue reading

May 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Could A Game Based On Columbine Promote Anti-Violence?

  If you heard that someone made a video game where you could assume the roles of the Columbine killers, what would your reaction be? For Youth Radio’s Olivia Monforte … Continue reading

April 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

#NeverAgain Are You Listening — To Urban Youth Of Color?

Youth-led protests against gun violence have garnered widespread media attention following the Parkland shooting in February. But some are questioning why it’s taken so long for the public to care … Continue reading

April 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

April 4, 2018 · Leave a comment

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

Anti-Gun Rally at the Capital

On November 11, a group of anti-gun protesters gathered at the State Capitol Building to protest the NRA’s power in American politics. Sacramento’s Dominique Mejia was there to capture some … Continue reading

November 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Why we need gun control: how I almost lost my dad to gun violence

After the recent gun massacre in Las Vegas, a refreshed call for gun control emerged across the country. Youth Radio’s Sasha Armbrester is among the advocates for gun control for … Continue reading

October 18, 2017 · Leave a comment

Ceasefire walk brings together Richmond families touched by violence

Shouting “Ceasefire!” and “Alive and free!” Richmond residents took to the streets to recognize the toll violence has taken on the community. People take part in Richmond Ceasefire because they … Continue reading

August 22, 2017 · Leave a comment

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