Stories

Let’s talk about anxiety

August 9, 2018 / By
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    I have anxiety. I’m a 16 year old introvert who over the last year has figured out that she has anxiety.

Elliot Shin, Merced youth, inspired by memories being carved for skateboard design

August 7, 2018 / By
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Youth leaders within our community are not often recognized, that is why I wanted to highlight Elliot Shin.

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.

Young Californians Share Their Favorite Holiday Traditions

December 20, 2017 / By
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Editor’s Note: The holidays are here and young people across the state are celebrating with their families, friends and communities.