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We Need A Higher Minumum Wage

Civics in the Community | April 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

We Need A Higher Minumum Wage

Are American workers in need of a raise? Last week, students across the country debated about whether or not the minimum wage should be increased in our #DoNowWages post. We asked students What is an appropriate minimum wage for where you live? In other words, what is the basic amount of pay per hour that a worker in your city would need to earn in order to make ends meet?

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Prescription Pills Are Too Accessible

Civics in the Community | March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Prescription Pills Are Too Accessible

Last week, students across the nation discussed prescription drug abuse and ways we should address the issue. In our #DoNowPills post, we asked students Why do you think prescription painkiller abuse is more of a problem in certain areas? What does prescription drug abuse look like where you live? What do you think could be done to address the problem?

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‘Street Literature’ – Richmond, CA Youth Speak Out

Civics in the Community | October 1, 2013 | 1 Comment

‘Street Literature’ – Richmond, CA Youth Speak Out

Young artists from Richmond, CA have something to say and the RYSE Youth Center provides support in elevating youth voices in meaningful ways. Street Literature is the result of young folks coming together to share the impact that the deaths of individuals such as Oscar Grant, Trayvon Martin, and Israel Hernandez have had on them.

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‘Self-Harm’

Bay Area Youth Media Network | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Self-Harm’

Our project was created to help anyone who is suffering through self-harm. We wish to aid them in getting help and overcoming their problem.

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‘Through the Eyes of a Teen, A Look at Vertical Patrols in Public Housing’

Bay Area Youth Media Network | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Through the Eyes of a Teen, A Look at Vertical Patrols in Public Housing’

Temitayo Fagbenle investigates policing tactics in public housing buildings on the Lower East Side of NYC. She spoke with people in the neighborhood and was surprised to learn how often young black and Latino men are stopped and frisked on the streets.

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‘Henry Ebstein: Holocaust Survivor’

Bay Area Youth Media Network | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Henry Ebstein: Holocaust Survivor’

An interview with Holocaust Survivor Henry Ebstein.

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‘Looking For’

Bay Area Youth Media Network | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Looking For’

Based on inspiration from the 2012 election, “BAYCAT’s Finest” wrote the song “Looking For” and the filmmakers created the music video, shot on location in Potrero Hill.

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‘Each One, Teach One; Haiti 2012′

Bay Area Youth Media Network | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Each One, Teach One; Haiti 2012′

The summer day camp, The ETE Camp (Empowerment Through Education), in Haiti was founded in 2009. The founder, Shaina Gilbert, was only 20 years old, when she decided to make a difference in the world.

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‘Alredor’

Bay Area Youth Media Network | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Alredor’

A documentary short about homelessness and how it affects the Latino community of Crookston Minnesota.

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‘Barbie Doll LGBT Rights PSA’

Bay Area Youth Media Network | June 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

‘Barbie Doll LGBT Rights PSA’

You don’t know everything about Barbie.

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