Posts Tagged as "youth"

Building a Powerful Youth Council in Merced

May 23, 2016 / By
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The youth of Merced deserve and need opportunities to voice their opinions.

Message to Merced City Council – My Voice Matters

April 27, 2016 / By
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As leaders of Merced, I held these men to higher standards and expected them to be more respectful towards the community they represent, especially because I am a future voter.

Countering the Myth of El Chapo in Merced

January 23, 2016 / By
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Regrettably, too many of our youth are influenced a great deal by people like El Chapo. Leaders of drug cartels have slowly become fixtures on social media, and to some, are perceived as role models. Youth are attracted to the false belief that trafficking drugs is the only way out of poverty or the “hood.”

We’Ced Weighs in: School Shootings, Gun Control

October 14, 2015 / By
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We’Ced youth journalists recently spent time responding to the shooting at Umpqua Community College near Roseburg, Oregon, where nine students were killed and nine injured. The discussion quickly turned to gun policy

Republicans Keep Fueling the Fire For Latino Voters

October 13, 2015 / By
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While some Republicans like Donald Trump call for mass deportations, the Democratic side has taken much more favorable stances towards immigration reform.