Tag Archives: Youth Journalists

City Heights Homeless on Changes in Their Community

By Brent Jensen, Kiran Mehta, Beto Soto, Binti Musa and Karla Flores In efforts to positively impact the community, Price Philanthropies and The California Endowment invested an estimated $265 million in City Heights over the past 15 years. The construction … Continue reading

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Photos: Eid al-Fitr in City Heights

A City Heights Muslim woman prepares to create a henna design on the hands of a close family member on July 28, 2014. In preparation for Eid al-Fitr, women clean and decorate their homes with vibrant colors and adorn their … Continue reading

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Photos: Scenes From World Refugee Day

Karen youth perform a traditional bamboo dance during the World Refugee Day festivities at Balboa Park on June 21, 2014. | Photo Credit: Famo Musa, The AjA Project San Diego marked World Refugee Day on Saturday in Balboa Park. Organized … Continue reading

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Youth Shed the Skateboarding Stigma By Making a Positive Impact on Community

Skate 4185!, a La Maestra Generations youth program, meets every Saturday from 12 to 2 p.m. to pick up litter while skateboarding around the City Heights community. Program participants include Jayden, 12, Angel, 15, Dairani, 10, Kevin, 15, Ishmael, 9, … Continue reading

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