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    What Is a Dental Dam, and Why Can’t My Sex Ed Class Tell Me?

    Aug 25, 2014

    Maria Hammett

    I remember having to do an exercise in class that made girls sit on one side of the classroom and guys sit on the other. The girls had to write on a piece of paper what they found attractive in guys and the guys had to do the same for girls. As a lesbian, I remember being extremely uncomfortable with this exercise.
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    What Is a Dental Dam, and Why Can’t My Sex Ed Class Tell Me?

    Aug 25, 2014

    Maria Hammett

    I remember having to do an exercise in class that made girls sit on one side of the classroom and guys sit on the other. The girls had to write on a piece of paper what they found attractive in guys and the guys had to do the same for girls. As a lesbian, I remember being extremely uncomfortable with this exercise.
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    Internship Teaches Health Solutions to Local Teens

    Aug 22, 2014

    Sonya Mann

    Tamajiea Videau is 16 years old, just halfway through high school, and already she can picture her future career. “I always loved going to the doctor’s office,” Videau said. “Even if I had to get a shot. I didn’t enjoy that part, but I loved going,” she added, with a laugh.
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    Internship Teaches Health Solutions to Local Teens

    Aug 22, 2014

    Sonya Mann

    Tamajiea Videau is 16 years old, just halfway through high school, and already she can picture her future career. “I always loved going to the doctor’s office,” Videau said. “Even if I had to get a shot. I didn’t enjoy that part, but I loved going,” she added, with a laugh.
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    What It’s Like to Lose Your Best Friend to Suicide

    Aug 14, 2014

    Alma Rodriguez

    I was probably seven years old when we first met. My mom and my aunt were both in charge of a group at church. Many kids came and left those Fridays, but one of those nights, a kid named Ryan came and sat by me.
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    What It’s Like to Lose Your Best Friend to Suicide

    Aug 14, 2014

    Alma Rodriguez

    I was probably seven years old when we first met. My mom and my aunt were both in charge of a group at church. Many kids came and left those Fridays, but one of those nights, a kid named Ryan came and sat by me.
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    Q&A: Meet Dr. Ontiveros, A Mentor for Pre-Med Students

    Aug 08, 2014

    Clarisa Olaguez

    When young Dr. Ontiveros first thought about becoming a doctor, he didn't know the pathway. He was just happy to be in college, given he was a first-generation college student. But when he met a Latino doctor at UCLA, he thought, "If he did it, I can probably do it too."
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    Q&A: Meet Dr. Ontiveros, A Mentor for Pre-Med Students

    Aug 08, 2014

    Clarisa Olaguez

    When young Dr. Ontiveros first thought about becoming a doctor, he didn't know the pathway. He was just happy to be in college, given he was a first-generation college student. But when he met a Latino doctor at UCLA, he thought, "If he did it, I can probably do it too."
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    Initiative Brings Water Stations To South Kern Schools

    Aug 02, 2014

    Alfredo Camacho

    This fall hundreds of Drink Up water stations will be installed throughout schools and public spaces in South Kern and the Eastern Coachella valley. The Drink Up initiative is only part of a wider effort in South Kern to address unsafe drinking water, namely water with high levels of arsenic.
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    Initiative Brings Water Stations To South Kern Schools

    Aug 02, 2014

    Alfredo Camacho

    This fall hundreds of Drink Up water stations will be installed throughout schools and public spaces in South Kern and the Eastern Coachella valley. The Drink Up initiative is only part of a wider effort in South Kern to address unsafe drinking water, namely water with high levels of arsenic.
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    Building Resilience: Q&A With Dr. Tony Iton

    Aug 01, 2014

    Staff writers

    "I want an army of actuated young people around the state who don’t take no for an answer. That are going to build the next California. That are going to ensure that there is investment in youth across the state, particularly in our low-income communities."
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    Building Resilience: Q&A With Dr. Tony Iton

    Aug 01, 2014

    Staff writers

    "I want an army of actuated young people around the state who don’t take no for an answer. That are going to build the next California. That are going to ensure that there is investment in youth across the state, particularly in our low-income communities."
    Continue to We'Ced