Posts Tagged as "community"

We’Ced Weighs In: Celebrating Mom

May 12, 2017 / By
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(Photo courtesy of Aaliyah Lannerd) By We’Ced Youth Media We’Ced asked our youth reporters, coworkers, friends and family members about the special role maternal figures play in their lives.

YouthWire Weighs In: Holiday Wishes

December 22, 2016 / By
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All I want for the New Year is for us to put resentment behind us. I hold a lot of anger towards people within my community, school and neighborhood and I would like to try and let go of some of it. That is my holiday wish.

Hmong Political Forum Makes History in Merced

November 9, 2016 / By
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The bilingual forum drew nearly 70 people and was a joint effort from BHC Merced’s Neighborhood Action Team, Health Equity Project and the Merced Organizing Project. Organizers invited all the candidates running for Merced City Council Districts 1, 3 and 5 - the only three district seats up for grabs this election year.

Youth Group hosts Resource Fair in South Merced

July 24, 2015 / By
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The event, hosted by the Guadalupano Youth Society of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, was created to provide South Merced residents with information they may not access to otherwise.

Residents Speak Out on the Effects of Violence in Merced

April 9, 2015 / By
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Merced County just counted its ninth homicide of 2015 a few days ago. The previous year had the most homicides on record in the county at 31. Many of the Merced County victims have been young people of color, like the young man shot and killed in Winton earlier this week and a Merced teen who was shot and killed in the parking lot of Tenaya Middle School back in February. Much of the media coverage around the violence has focused on law enforcement, gang activity and property values. We’ced youth reporters asked our community members a different question: How has violence affected your life?