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Community

Police Relations–Not Just a Black, Urban Issue

Posted December 5, 2014 by We'Ced

Discussions of police misconduct in mainstream and social media outlets have reduced it to a black and white, and decidedly urban issue – African Americans on one side, white officers on the other. New America Media asked youth reporters in rural, and predominantly Latino, areas of California to survey people in their community about how they perceive local law enforcement.

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Community

Opening Up At The ‘Sons & Brothers’ Camp

Posted August 25, 2014 by We'Ced

The camp was a mind opening experience. I feel like the camp changed my point of view. As a young man of color, I may have issues and difficulties that I face that others do not. This does not mean that I am alone. I now think of others as well, instead of just myself. I left the camp with new hope that we can make a change in our communities.

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Entertainment

Reflecting On The Racism Of Donald Sterling

Posted May 20, 2014 by We'Ced

This incident has again raised the issue of racism into the national spotlight. We’Ced took time to reflect and think: Do we see this type of behavior in other places of our lives? Sterling had a reputation for being a slumlord for many years prior to the tape leaks, why are we more fascinated by racist words than racist actions?

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Health

Teens and Stress

Posted April 23, 2014 by We'Ced

The APA says stress can either be an immediate reaction to something temporary, or an experience that can last quite a while when stressors are constant. Stressors are individual internal or external things that induce stress. Stress is dangerous when it affects someone’s ability to function normally for an extended period of time. These findings led We’Ced to a robust discussion on what stress and stressors look like locally, as well as stress management strategies.

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Community

Merced LGBT Health Forum: Youth Responses

Posted August 29, 2013 by We'Ced

                Photo: LGBT Health Forum by We’Ced Youth Editor’s Note: On August 8th, We’Ced Youth Media attended Merced’s first LGBT Health Forum held at the Italo-American Lodge on Main Street. After participating in this powerful community event, We’Ced Youth put their thoughts and feelings on paper to share […]

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