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

Votes Against a Safe Merced

Jaylene Cruz | June 27, 2022
Community, Housing
Merced community member Jaylene Cruz

Community Members Rally Before Merced City Council Budget Hearing

Minnie Prado | June 14, 2022
Community, Housing
Merced rallies for affordable housing before the second budget hearing.

Merced Coalitions Hold Press Conference for Affordable Housing

Jen Ramos Eisen | June 3, 2022
Community, Housing
Merced community members organize and advocate for the city to invest in affordable housing.

Merced celebrates Spring Equinox

Daniel Garibay | May 27, 2022
As our mother changes seasons, young people from Merced put together a ceremony honoring Tlakaxipehualitztli, or the Spring Equinox. We’Ced…

The Need for a Youth Guaranteed Housing Program in Merced

We'Ced | May 13, 2022
Community, Housing, Merced
Young people of Merced weigh in on why a youth guaranteed housing program would be beneficial for the city.

National Poetry Month Weigh In

We'Ced | April 30, 2022
Members of the We’Ced cohort wrote poems to celebrate National Poetry Month.