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

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.

We ‘Ced Weighs In: Changes to the United States Postal Service

We'Ced | September 17, 2020
Community, Economy, Education, Employment, Health, Politics, Safety, Stories
Recently, the federal government has moved forward in its efforts to dramatically change the United States Postal Service (USPS), including…

La Batalla del Lenguaje Médi

We'Ced | September 4, 2020
Community, Education, Environment, Family, Health, Identity, Immigration, Uncategorized
Providing equitable quality of care for all patients, regardless of race, culture, and socioeconomic status has become our healthcare system’s…

Coronavirus impacts Merced youth employment

Efrain Gutierrez | September 4, 2020
Community, Economy, Employment
The economic state of California plummets further into instability since Governor Gavin Newsom’s call for a shutdown of local businesses.…

Protesting takes a new form in Merced

Efrain Gutierrez | July 31, 2020
Community, Education, Environment, Family, Health, Immigration, Merced, Politics, Safety
  Merced, California- On July 13, Governor Gavin Newsom ordered a second shutdown for the state of California. Since then,…