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We ‘Ced Weigh In: Encourage a Young Writer Day

April 11, 2018 / By

  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.

What does it mean to be a mentor? Part II

January 22, 2018 / By
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Above: Cassandra Avitia (right) having fun with a youth member during Pride in the Park 2017. 
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.

What does it mean to be a mentor?

January 19, 2018 / By
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  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.

For Merced Union, school discipline is an evolving artform

October 27, 2017 / By
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Over the last decade, school districts throughout the state have begun to reevaluate “black-and-white policies that would discipline students automatically regardless of individual circumstances,” she said. Much of this coincided with the passing of Assembly Bill 1729, which allowed superintendents and principals more discretion to provide alternatives to suspension and expulsion for students, said Mike Richter, associate principal at Golden Valley High School (GVHS) in Merced. Teachers and staff are now encouraged to look at a student’s complete behavioral pattern before determining an appropriate course of action.

Merced’s youth, still hungry for investment

August 8, 2017 / By
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Above: Members of the Joven Noble youth group during a recent trip to University of California, Merced.

Schools Not Prisons makes a powerful stop in Merced

July 25, 2017 / By
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Above: Nearly 300 residents turned out for the #SchoolsNotPrisons event in downtown Merced earlier this month.