Feminism has made great strides in the past few years, but just how welcome do some women feel? VoiceWaves reporter Briana Mendez-Padilla asked female students and teachers of Long Beach … Continue reading
A poem dedicated to all the Dreamers and to all the people who support them, written by a Dreamer from Cabrillo High School. Watch the video at VoiceWaves.
As part of the Lead podcast, VoiceWaves talks to five Long Beach youth to hear their stories about how they ended up in Long Beach. Read more at VoiceWaves.
A community-organized gathering to discuss Long Beach’s most pressing issues, the “People’s State of the City” brought together a diverse group of residents pushing city leaders to think about housing, … Continue reading
Members of Anakbayan Long Beach, a progressive Filipino youth and student organization, spoke out in support of a Cambodian Long Beach resident recently killed by police. “It is the violence, the face of … Continue reading
In 1971, the Black Panthers started the Sickle Cell Anemia Research Foundation, spurring the government to support research about the chronic condition disparately affecting African American communities. Long Beach resident … Continue reading
Emily took a bullet in the helmet while a combat medic in Afghanistan. She helped many lives while in active duty. But things got harder when she returned to California. … Continue reading
Celebrities, community leaders and residents gathered in Long Beach last month to celebrate the history of immigration in the United States. Speakers railed against the anti-immigration rhetoric proliferating during the … Continue reading