Hundreds gathered at the People’s State of the City in Long Beach to discuss citywide issues and present solutions as a community. Check out the video recap at Voicewaves.Read More Dang! — People’s State Of The City Took On Long Beach’s Housing, Police, Racial Inequality
Alondra Jimenez remembers the scene in the local emergency room when she dislocated her wrist as a small child. The wait was long, and the care inadequate. Even then, she knew something about the healthcare system wasn’t fair. “My experience as a child influenced me to become an advocate for my community’s health — because the […]Read More How a game of tag taught me about health
The top one percent now owns more of America’s share of wealth than ever, and the massive gap between rich and poor seems to contradict the idea behind the “American Dream.” Can people still achieve it despite the odds — and such a degree of wealth inequality? “I believe the American Dream is something that comes from inside somebody, so you can […]Read More Is the American Dream still real?
Seven out of ten Californians live in counties with bad air quality and three million people in the state suffer from asthma, according to an environmental advocate who spoke at a recent event in Fresno. How does the condition of air and water relate to social structures? State representatives who want to do something about Fresno’s pollution problem just returned […]Read More Integral ecology: social and economic gaps shape environmental woes