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Community

 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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Community

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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Community

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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Identity

My Life Changing Experience in DC

Posted August 29, 2017 by We'Ced

I was told this trip would be a once in a lifetime opportunity, but I never imagined it would make a huge impact on my life, allowing me find confidence in who I am and fueling me to become a champion for equal rights.

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Community

“Health for All” campaign sees some movement at county level

Posted August 24, 2017 by We'Ced

Advocates pointed out Merced County’s undocumented population is estimated to pay nearly $9 million in local taxes this year alone. Additionally, the community plays a major role in the local economy as the undocumented labor force supports much of Merced’s agricultural industry–valued at $3.5 billion in 2015.

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