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Students Tackle Hot Button Issue: Should Teachers Carry Weapons?

Civics in the Community | April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Tackle Hot Button Issue: Should Teachers Carry Weapons?

Western lawmakers are weighing proposals to potentially eliminate gun-free zones in places such as public schools. This would allow guns in schools, in hopes of avoiding mass shootings that often happen. Lawmakers who support this proposal are using the Second Amendment of the Constitution, which gives citizens the right to bear arms, in their favor. […]

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The Perfect Mayor [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Bay Area Youth Media Network | April 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

The Perfect Mayor [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A group creates a list of characteristics that would make up the perfect mayor for the city of San Francisco. Let’s just say he likes to party. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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Students Respond to How We Should End Violence Against Women

Civics in the Community | April 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Respond to How We Should End Violence Against Women

A report from the United Nations states that nations have made only limited progress in gender equality worldwide, and high levels of violence against women still persist. According to the report, 35% of women that have survived physical violence were most commonly inflicted by an intimate partner. And according to the World Health Organization (WHO), […]

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Limited English [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Bay Area Youth Media Network | April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Limited English [Youth-Produced Short Film]

“Limited English” features a group of public school kids who lack the opportunity to excel due to their schools inexperience in teaching English to non-native speakers. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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Does Gun Violence Affect Your Community? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | April 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Does Gun Violence Affect Your Community? Students Weigh In

Gun use in the United States is a very sensitive and controversial issue. Hear from students about how they feel gun violences affects their various communities?

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Students Discuss Outcomes of Big Retail Pay Raises

Civics in the Community | March 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Discuss Outcomes of Big Retail Pay Raises

Wal-Mart has been criticized by labor advocates for it’s low compensation rates. But, starting in April, hundreds of thousands of Wal-Mart employees will receive a pay raise – $1.25 higher than the federal minimum wage. Wal-Mart announced that its employees will earn $9 an hour rather than the lower $7.25, and will go up to […]

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Seeing Like A Butterfly: Beyond The Gender Binary [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Bay Area Youth Media Network | March 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

Seeing Like A Butterfly: Beyond The Gender Binary [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A short film that redefines our perception of gender and introduces the public eye to alternate definitions. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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Why Is It Important For Journalists To Be Truthful? Students Weigh In

Civics in the Community | March 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Why Is It Important For Journalists To Be Truthful? Students Weigh In

Recently, NBC anchor chair, Brian Williams was suspended for six months without pay. View what students had to say when asked, Why is it important for journalists to be truthful? How would you define ethical journalism, and how can journalists earn the trust of the public?

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Should We Require Vaccinations? Student Weigh In

Civics in the Community | March 13, 2015 | 1 Comment

Should We Require Vaccinations? Student Weigh In

With the recent outbreak of measles here in the United States, we asked students to weigh in on the question, Should we require vaccinations? Why or why not?

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F Word [Youth-Produced Short Film]

Bay Area Youth Media Network | March 12, 2015 | 2 Comments

F Word [Youth-Produced Short Film]

A student finds himself interested in understanding the notions of Feminism. While speaking with others and absorbing the history of the movement, he formulates his own personal opinion. This video was an official selection of BAYMN FEST 2014. BAYMN FEST is an interactive showcase of media produced by youth ages 12-24 sponsored by Hive Bay Area.

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