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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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Fight the food coma; Stay woke this holiday

Posted November 21, 2017 by We'Ced

Above: Students and staff hand out free produce at University of California, Merced. Recent studies have shown the campus deals with high rates of food insecurity among its student population, echoing a larger hunger trend within Merced County. (Photo by Hannah Esqueda) By Hannah Esqueda For many, the approaching winter holiday season is a time […]

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Growing pains in Merced’s healthcare scene

Posted October 20, 2017 by We'Ced

Above: Ciera Coronado of Merced High School prepares to measure the pulse of a fellow student during an equipment training at Merced College. Organized by Central Valley Health Network, the event drew more than 300 local high school students interested in careers in the medical field. (Photo by Hannah Esqueda) By Hannah Esqueda MERCED, Calif. […]

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Our Migrant Story

Posted October 3, 2017 by We'Ced

We left crumbled governments only to experience what seems like downfall of yet another one, the difference is that we still have a chance to put a stop to the course.
Immigrants have greatly contributed to the success of this country since it was founded, and the majority of DACA recipients continue to do so. They’ve become a scapegoat to hate, just like many other minorities have become in the past. Do not let us be divided.

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Merced County, rural areas most impacted by Census funding cuts

Posted September 25, 2017 by We'Ced

Above: South Merced residents participate in a recent community assessment for Building Health Communities (BHC), Merced. Similar community assessment methods will soon be used by BHC partner Love, Faith and Hope as the nonprofit seeks to get accurate population data for the county’s residents. (Photo from BHC Merced via Facebook) By Hannah Esqueda MERCED, Calif. […]

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