We’Ced Youth Media

We’Ced Youth Media equips young people with media and storytelling skills to uplift their stories and the stories of their communities and amplifies youth voice through media partnerships and encourages civic engagement through community health reporting.

We’Ced launched in 2011 and produces annual print publications distributed by The Merced Sun Star, produces web content on a weekly basis, runs a Twitter, Facebook and Instagram account with relevant youth content and produces multimedia content.

Latest Stories from We’Ced Youth Media

We ‘Ced Weighs in: Mother’s Day

We'Ced | May 10, 2021
Community, Family, Health, Identity, Mental Health, Merced, Stories
As Mother’s Day weekend closes We ‘Ced reporters reflect on the ways they honor the Mother figures in their lives.…

Merced Cesar Chavez Caravan March

Daniel Garibay | April 9, 2021
Community, Economy, Employment, Immigration, LGBTQ, Merced, Politics, Safety
On Saturday, Apr. 2, Merced Autonomous Brown Berets hosted a caravan march and a protest to support BIPOC (Black, Indigenous,…

The Weight of the Youth Vote

Rachel Livinal | January 20, 2021
Community, Politics
Youth in Merced find their voices to be impactful when it comes to the presidential election.

We ‘Ced Weighs In: The 2020 Presidential Election

We'Ced | November 19, 2020
Community, Politics
The We ‘Ced youth reporter cohort weighs in with their thoughts on the results of the 2020 presidential election.

Atwater “sanctuary city for businesses” resolution met with mixed reactions, resistance

Efrain Gutierrez | October 21, 2020
Economy, Health
On May 15, Atwater City Council unanimously voted to pass a resolution declaring the city a “sanctuary city for businesses.”…

We ‘Ced Weighs In: Suicide Prevention Month

We'Ced | October 6, 2020
Mental Health
September marks Suicide Prevention Month. We ‘Ced Youth Reporters weighed in on its importance.