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    Youth Led Candidate Forum a First for Merced

    Nov 01, 2013

    Marci Lopez

    Nearly 100 people gathered at Tenaya Middle School on the evening of October 22nd for a city council candidate forum. The youth-led forum, which was hosted by local organizations We’Ced Youth Media and Building Healthy Communities (BHC) Merced, was the first of its kind in this city.
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    Youth Led Candidate Forum a First for Merced

    Nov 01, 2013

    Marci Lopez

    Nearly 100 people gathered at Tenaya Middle School on the evening of October 22nd for a city council candidate forum. The youth-led forum, which was hosted by local organizations We’Ced Youth Media and Building Healthy Communities (BHC) Merced, was the first of its kind in this city.
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    Knowledge is Power: A Lesson in Local Government

    Aug 24, 2013

    Summer Culbreth

    When I first walked into the room at Long Beach Community Action Partnership on Aug. 7, the first question the speakers asked was, “What do you guys know about the role of the mayor and city staff?” I automatically froze and kept my mouth shut because I had nothing to contribute to that question.
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    Knowledge is Power: A Lesson in Local Government

    Aug 24, 2013

    Summer Culbreth

    When I first walked into the room at Long Beach Community Action Partnership on Aug. 7, the first question the speakers asked was, “What do you guys know about the role of the mayor and city staff?” I automatically froze and kept my mouth shut because I had nothing to contribute to that question.
    Continue to Long Beach Voicewaves
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    What I Learned at the State Capitol

    Aug 19, 2013

    Adahli Montes

    I got a call a couple of weeks ago from my friend Kenyon Davis, a staff organizer with the Alliance of Boys & Men of Color, a statewide coalition of change agents committed to improving the lives of California’s boys and young men of color. He told me he wanted me to come to the State Capitol in Sacramento to see the youth’s work.
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    Screen shot 2013-08-20 at 1.11.56 PM

    What I Learned at the State Capitol

    Aug 19, 2013

    Adahli Montes

    I got a call a couple of weeks ago from my friend Kenyon Davis, a staff organizer with the Alliance of Boys & Men of Color, a statewide coalition of change agents committed to improving the lives of California’s boys and young men of color. He told me he wanted me to come to the State Capitol in Sacramento to see the youth’s work.
    Continue to Long Beach Voicewaves
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    Vidak-Perez Election Turns Out Few Kern County Voters

    Aug 16, 2013

    Donna Europa

    In the wake of the July 23rd special election pitting Republican Andy Vidak against Democrat Leticia Perez for the State Senate District 16, South Kern Sol asked Kern County residents what kept voter turnout at a low 4%.
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    Vidak-Perez Election Turns Out Few Kern County Voters

    Aug 16, 2013

    Donna Europa

    In the wake of the July 23rd special election pitting Republican Andy Vidak against Democrat Leticia Perez for the State Senate District 16, South Kern Sol asked Kern County residents what kept voter turnout at a low 4%.
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