Tag Archives: Youth Media

“We Were Strangers Once, Too”: The Current State of Immigration Reform for Youth in San Diego

By Kiran Mehta, Beto Soto, Famo Musa, Binti Musa and Karla Flores The YAC Youth Media Team has worked to understand and share the voices and stories of undocumented and unaccompanied minors in the region, as well as to identify … Continue reading

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The Voice of a Survivor: Rallying to Raise Awareness About Sex Trafficking

Alexandria ‘Magik’ Rice goes to Balboa Park on Jan. 10 to interview  sex trafficking survivors who were raising awareness about the growing problem in San Diego County. | Video Credit: Alexandria ‘Magik’ Rice By Alexandria ‘Magik’ Rice Alexandria ‘Magik’ Rice, a youth … Continue reading

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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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Grafiti: ¿Arte o Vandalismo?

Por Judith Uriostegui Judith Uriostegui participa en un programa de adiestramiento periodístico patrocinado por Price Philanthropies en conjunto con la Universidad de San Diego. Moe Zatar es propietario del supermercado El Olivo ubicado en la Avenida University desde hace casi … Continue reading

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Graffiti: Art or Vandalism?

By Judith Uriostegui Judith Uriostegui is a student at Hoover High School participating in a journalism training program through Price Philanthropies and the University of San Diego. Moe Zatar has owned El Olivo supermarket on University Avenue for about a … 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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El nuevo YMCA toma forma

Se programa que el YMCA Copley-Price Family abra sus puertas a fines de este año. | Foto por City Heights Life Por Amanda Leutmixay Amanda Leutmixay es estudiante de la Preparatoria Hoover y participa en un programa de adiestramiento periodístico. … Continue reading

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New City Heights YMCA Taking Shape

The Copley-Price Family YMCA is slated to open by the end of the year. | Photo Courtesy of City Heights Life By Amanda Leutmixay Amanda Leutmixay is a student at Hoover High School participating in a journalism training program with … 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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Curfew Sweeps Bring Mixed Reactions From Students

By Judith Uriostegui Judith Uriostegui is a student at Hoover High School participating in a journalism training program. Are curfew sweeps a vital tool in keeping kids safe, or an underhanded way to unfairly target minorities in low-income communities? That’s … Continue reading

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