• aguilar_arvin Education

    Creating a College Going Culture in Arvin

    Nov 04, 2015

    Yesenia Aguilar

    A group of Arvin High students are actively working to promote a new way of thinking about college that gives their peers a reason to be proud of where they come from. Most recently this student group, called AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) College Ambassadors, organized a college fair for all Arvin High students.
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    Creating a College Going Culture in Arvin

    Nov 04, 2015

    Yesenia Aguilar

    A group of Arvin High students are actively working to promote a new way of thinking about college that gives their peers a reason to be proud of where they come from. Most recently this student group, called AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) College Ambassadors, organized a college fair for all Arvin High students.
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    Assault at Spring Valley High -- What Is the Role of SROs in School?

    Oct 29, 2015

    We'Ced Youth

    We'Ced youth reporters discuss the by now widely seen video of an assault by School Resource Officer Ben Fields on a high school student in South Carolina. They also share their own experiences with SROs in high schools in Merced.
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    Assault at Spring Valley High -- What Is the Role of SROs in School?

    Oct 29, 2015

    We'Ced Youth

    We'Ced youth reporters discuss the by now widely seen video of an assault by School Resource Officer Ben Fields on a high school student in South Carolina. They also share their own experiences with SROs in high schools in Merced.
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    East Valley Students Want to Reinvest in Their Community

    Oct 26, 2015

    Andres Pinedo

    For years, East Valley students have been organizing walkouts in response to issues ranging from immigration reform to administrative transparency. While some student activists have taken their leadership to college and career opportunities outside the east valley, many are bringing those skills back with the hopes of improving their community.
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    East Valley Students Want to Reinvest in Their Community

    Oct 26, 2015

    Andres Pinedo

    For years, East Valley students have been organizing walkouts in response to issues ranging from immigration reform to administrative transparency. While some student activists have taken their leadership to college and career opportunities outside the east valley, many are bringing those skills back with the hopes of improving their community.
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    From White Marble to Brown Dirt

    Oct 19, 2015

    Fernando Almaraz

    Attending college is a privilege, but adapting to a campus life has been a challenge. Working in the fields, while I was the only college student there, everyone I saw at least looked like me, or like they could be an uncle or even a grandparent. <br/> Read about Fernando's two worlds here...
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    From White Marble to Brown Dirt

    Oct 19, 2015

    Fernando Almaraz

    Attending college is a privilege, but adapting to a campus life has been a challenge. Working in the fields, while I was the only college student there, everyone I saw at least looked like me, or like they could be an uncle or even a grandparent. <br/> Read about Fernando's two worlds here...
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  • Coachella Valley Education

    Students Share Their Dreams for the Eastern Coachella Valley

    Aug 25, 2015

    Coachella Unicorporated Reporter's

    As part Coachella Unincorporated's summer program, youth reporters produced a photo series and video sharing the hopes and dreams they have for the eastern Coachella Valley.
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    Students Share Their Dreams for the Eastern Coachella Valley

    Aug 25, 2015

    Coachella Unicorporated Reporter's

    As part Coachella Unincorporated's summer program, youth reporters produced a photo series and video sharing the hopes and dreams they have for the eastern Coachella Valley.
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  • Cracks Education

    How a Dreamer Fell Through Cracks

    Aug 11, 2015

    Miguel Garcia

    I am part of the generation known as Dreamers, undocumented students who were brought to this country by their parents at a young age. Read this Dreamer's story of falling through the cracks in college, and then finding his way again.
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    How a Dreamer Fell Through Cracks

    Aug 11, 2015

    Miguel Garcia

    I am part of the generation known as Dreamers, undocumented students who were brought to this country by their parents at a young age. Read this Dreamer's story of falling through the cracks in college, and then finding his way again.
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  • hiphop_learn Education

    A Hip Hop Based Education

    Aug 06, 2015

    Anthony Pineda

    Anthony Pineda is an educator who studied Hip Hop and is applying it in a very specific way. With new ways of studying hip-hop music's connection, by not just listening to songs but how one feels or how ones engaged with music. He learned that this maybe the key to a healing and engagement tool to help students succeed in education.
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    A Hip Hop Based Education

    Aug 06, 2015

    Anthony Pineda

    Anthony Pineda is an educator who studied Hip Hop and is applying it in a very specific way. With new ways of studying hip-hop music's connection, by not just listening to songs but how one feels or how ones engaged with music. He learned that this maybe the key to a healing and engagement tool to help students succeed in education.
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  • Anna Deavere Education

    Anna Deavere Smith Takes on School-to-Prison Pipeline

    Jul 30, 2015

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    Many students may not have heard of the “school-to-prison pipeline,” but they experience the reality up close. It is a series of steps the criminal justice and education system are taking to over-police, criminalize and punish students of color, specifically black and Latino students.
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    Anna Deavere Smith Takes on School-to-Prison Pipeline

    Jul 30, 2015

    Edgardo Cervano-Soto

    Many students may not have heard of the “school-to-prison pipeline,” but they experience the reality up close. It is a series of steps the criminal justice and education system are taking to over-police, criminalize and punish students of color, specifically black and Latino students.
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  • Mentorship young Women 07.07.15 Education

    Mentorship Program Launched For Fresno Young Women

    Jul 06, 2015

    Kody Stoebig

    Unique Loftis, 16, is an optimistic student at Sunnyside High School. Like most teens her age, she has plans for her future. But she also realizes that there are obstacles to her goals. Loftis joined the new Fresno Young Women’s Mentorship Program because she knows having a mentor will help her achieve her goals.
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    Mentorship Program Launched For Fresno Young Women

    Jul 06, 2015

    Kody Stoebig

    Unique Loftis, 16, is an optimistic student at Sunnyside High School. Like most teens her age, she has plans for her future. But she also realizes that there are obstacles to her goals. Loftis joined the new Fresno Young Women’s Mentorship Program because she knows having a mentor will help her achieve her goals.
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  • Future of Californias Economy 06.26 Education

    Future of Californias Economy in Hands of Latinos

    Jun 26, 2015

    Claudia J. Gonzaluez

    According to the newest statistics from the Campaign for College Opportunity, there are now 15 million Latinos in California, but only less than two in ten working Latinos have a college degree. For local Latino students, the significance of achieving in higher education is not lost.
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    Future of Californias Economy 06.26

    Future of Californias Economy in Hands of Latinos

    Jun 26, 2015

    Claudia J. Gonzaluez

    According to the newest statistics from the Campaign for College Opportunity, there are now 15 million Latinos in California, but only less than two in ten working Latinos have a college degree. For local Latino students, the significance of achieving in higher education is not lost.
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    McNamara Youth Center Urges Merced to #BackTheMac

    Jun 10, 2015

    Claudia Gonzalez

    At last, South Merced has a burgeoning youth center again, but advocates worry about the longevity of the Mac and are urging the city to invest in young people and #BackTheMac. Read more about why the Mac is a lifeline for the South Merced community here.
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    McNamara Youth Center Urges Merced to #BackTheMac

    Jun 10, 2015

    Claudia Gonzalez

    At last, South Merced has a burgeoning youth center again, but advocates worry about the longevity of the Mac and are urging the city to invest in young people and #BackTheMac. Read more about why the Mac is a lifeline for the South Merced community here.
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