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Sacramento City Unified Teachers Go On Strike

Teachers across the Sacramento City Unified School District are protesting the district’s labor practices. Access Local TV’s Julia Sidley talked to the striking teachers to hear more about their concerns … Continue reading

April 22, 2019 · Leave a comment

Study: Students Of Color Wary Of Cops On Campus

The results of the 2017-2018 WestEd survey highlighted how students in Sacramento of different ethnic groups viewed the presence of law enforcement on campus in eight “diverse, low-income communities.” Julia … Continue reading

April 1, 2019 · Leave a comment

Girls Speak On: Female Role Models, Gender Equality, Feminism and More

For women’s history month, three teen girls from Sacramento give their take on today’s feminism. Access Local TV’s Arabella Meza spoke to Quinn Ford, Ashleigh Orndoff, and Josephine Minnick about … Continue reading

March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

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

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