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We ‘Ced Weigh In: Encourage a Young Writer Day

Posted April 11, 2018 by Alyssa Castro

  In honor of National Library Week We‘Ced took a moment to contribute to #EncourageAYoungWriterDay. Our own young writers were asked where they practice their writing and what impact We’Ced has had on their writing. Read the responses below.   Jeremiah Castillo, 15 We’Ced is the place that encourages me to write and be open to […]

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 When it comes to Makeup, Color Matters

Posted March 27, 2018 by We'Ced

    As a hardcore makeup lover and a young woman with fair skin, finding makeup to suit my skin tone has been pretty easy. Makeup seems to be catered for girls who look like me.   Recently, while shopping for beauty products, I found myself examining the color selection for people of color (POC). I […]

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What does it mean to be a mentor? Part II

Posted January 22, 2018 by We'Ced

Above: Cassandra Avitia (right) having fun with a youth member during Pride in the Park 2017.  In honor of National Mentoring Month, We’Ced sat down with former youth reporter and current mentor Cassandra Avitia to get her take on what it means to help guide and support young people. From following the strong example set by […]

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Victor Seguin (middle) with his former We 'Ced Youth Media mentor Crystal Rivera (right) and We 'Ced reporter Hannah Esqueda (left) at the Multicultural center in Merced Calif.
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What does it mean to be a mentor?

Posted January 19, 2018 by We'Ced

  In honor of National Mentoring Month, We’Ced sat down with former youth reporter and current mentor Victor Seguin to get his take on what it means to help guide and support young people. From reminders to lend a compassionate ear to the importance of leading by example, Victor’s words of wisdom are a great […]

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Young Californians Share Their Favorite Holiday Traditions

Posted December 20, 2017 by We'Ced

Editor’s Note: The holidays are here and young people across the state are celebrating with their families, friends and communities. From making tamales and buñuelos, to ringing in the Hmong New Year, youth reporters from the Youthwire network share their favorite holiday traditions. Read their responses below: Merced The New Year Festival dates back thousands […]

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