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Sacramento Protests Erupt After DA’s Decision On Stephon Clark Shooting

After the DA’s announcement that there would be no criminal charges against officers in the Stephon Clark case, community members gathered for protests around the city. Access Local TV youth … Continue reading

March 18, 2019 · Leave a comment

Opinion: No Charges For Stephon Clark’s Death Leave A ‘Broken, Grieving Community’

Sacramento police won’t face prosecution in Stephon Clark’s shooting death. Rachael Francois of Voice of The Youth is disappointed but not surprised. Clark’s death opens old wounds for communities like … Continue reading

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Cops on Campus

Access Local TV’s Neighborhood News Correspondents chime in on the practice of having police officers on public school campuses. Listen to the podcast at Access Local TV.

February 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Food Literacy Center hosts outdoor cooking class

Sacramento youth got their hands dirty in an outdoor kitchen at the Oak Park Sol community garden on a Saturday in July while learning about heathy eating. Food literacy was the goal, … Continue reading

August 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Job shadowing program offers experience to disadvantaged youth

Inequalities and a lack of opportunities are fueling rising race-based tensions across the country. In Sacramento, projects like the Minority Health Professions Mentor Program are teaching young people, especially African American youth, about career opportunities in … Continue reading

August 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Could California teens be casting ballots soon?

Youth can drive by age 16. Why not vote? California lawmakers are proposing to change the voting age from 18 to 16. “This could expose them to something that could … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Nearly one-third of teens with diabetes don’t know they have it

Can you fight an enemy you can’t see? A new study by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that nearly one-third of all adolescents who have diabetes don’t … Continue reading

July 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

#NoSuchThing as a child prostitute

Terms like “child prostitute” and “underage hooker” are out. A movement to acknowledge that children forced into the sex trade are the victims of sex trafficking — and not prostitutes … Continue reading

July 22, 2016 · 1 Comment

Sacramento citizens work together to clean water resources

Sacramentans are coming together to battle against litter and pollution. With their own buckets and gloves, volunteers gave their time in communities across Sacramento County over the last several months … Continue reading

July 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Podcast: Moving towards renewable energy

In this episode of Sacposé, the youth-produced weekly podcast, correspondents discuss the need for more renewable energy sources, and what options are out there. Listen on Access Sacramento.

April 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

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