Archive for November, 2011
The 3-day Alive & Free Prescription Training works to change beliefs, attitudes, values and actions that promote violence. It led by Dr. Joseph Marshall, host of 106 KMEL Street Soldiers.
Text by Cheeravath Aphipunyo and John Oliver Santiago. Photos by Cheeravath Aphiphunyo. On Tuesday, November 15, 2011, Assembly members and residents of Long Beach came together for a public hearing where members of Khmer Girls in Action addressed the state of Cambodian American youth. Khmer Girls in Action speakers gave personal testimonials, raising awareness of [...]
New America Media, News Feature, Vivian Po, Posted: Nov 27, 2011 LOS ANGELES — On a Thursday afternoon in early November, over 50 parents, mostly Latinos, packed a little classroom at Victoria Avenue Elementary in south Los Angeles, eager to learn about how they can help their children to read. It was the 32nd such [...]
Written by John Oliver Santiago, VoiceWaves Youth Journalist. Graphic by John Oliver Santiago. On October 9, 2011, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law AB 131—the second part of the California Dream Act. Going into effect on January 13, 2013, AB 131 will render undocumented students eligible for Cal Grants allocated to California’s public colleges and [...]