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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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A Conversation on Gun Violence

Posted February 11, 2013 by We'Ced

“I think Merced has a lot of guns, most of which are illegal I suppose since the times I’ve seen or heard about guns weren’t necessarily from adults. A lot of teenagers here in Merced have access to guns. I have had friends who either own a gun or carry a gun around at all times for “protection.” I personally think that I shouldn’t have to fear what I haven’t done and so far I have no problems with anyone.”

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School Transportation

Posted February 7, 2013 by We'Ced

Students have been walking two to three miles every day just to get to and from school. Back when 
this school year started the weather was fine to walk in but ever since fall began, the weather has been getting worse and lately it’s been cold and
rainy. Some students walk
on streets with no sidewalks, like the students who have to wade through parts of Childs Avenue to get to Golden Valley High School. Not only are there no sidewalks in some of these areas but also some parts are easily flooded when it rains. How are they expected to get to school on time or even make it to school?

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My Flaws Are My Beauty — My Summer Experience at ARC pt. II

Posted November 6, 2012 by We'Ced

Many will never realize the beauty of life until they take flight into the wrath of the world. There is no place better than the comfort of home. It is quite unusual for teenagers like me to understand the meaning and value of life and beauty but thanks to Adventure Risk Challenge, I have acquired the secret golden chords to happiness.

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Empty Lots & Lonely Fields: How I See My Community

Posted September 20, 2012 by We'Ced

If I could change the apperance and make something positive that everyone could use, Merced would be a happier, healtheir place. Changing these places from negatives to positives would improve the appearance and hopefully bring the community closer together.

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