Voicewaves equips young people with news media and storytelling skills to uplift their stories and the stories of their communities. It amplifies youth voice through media partnerships and encourages civic engagement through community health reporting.

Voicewaves has existed since 2011 and produces annual print publications distributed by the Press-Telegram, produces youth-led news content for the web on a weekly basis, runs a Twitter, Facebook and Instagram account with relevant youth content and produces multimedia content year round.

Voicewaves Youth Reporters’ stories continue to be featured in The Long Beach Post, KQED, Press-Telegram, KCET & more.

Latest Stories from Voicewaves

Mayrong bagong balita na palabas ang posibleng pagkaantala sa mga traks na walang emisyon sa Port of Long Beach

Teodora Custodio | October 22, 2020
Communities, Environment, long beach
Habang ang Port of Long Beach ay may pag-unlad sa pagbaba ng mga emisyon, pakiramdaman ng mga madaming mamamayan na…

Tenants march in downtown Long Beach, calling for protection from harassment by landlords

Ceferino Martirez | October 14, 2020
Communities, Community Health, long beach
The Long Beach Tenants Union has been organizing with tenants who have received high rent increases and felt harassed.

Beyond online movements: What can be done about burnout and selfcare

Liz Rico | September 30, 2020
Communities, Community Health
These tools can help activists and allies practice more self-care and less shaming.

Meet three Long Beach youth working to change how the city invests in young people

Ceferino Martirez | September 24, 2020
Communities, long beach
These are just some of the young activists working to create a new and more equitable future for youth in…

Children’s education in Long Beach, nationwide may suffer in crowded living

CSULB Enterprise Reporters | September 23, 2020
Education, long beach, voicewaves
Cramped homes often disrupt learning and can lead to lower graduation rates, studies show.

New reporting shows possible delay transition to zero-emission trucks at the Port

Teodora Custodio | September 14, 2020
Environment, long beach, Uncategorized
While the Port of Long Beach has made strides in decreasing emissions, many residents say they have not done enough…