We’Ced Youth Media

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  • Stipend/Gift Card
  • School Credit
  • Community Service/Volunteer Hours
  • Authorship on Publications/Letters to the Editor
  • Transportation Reimbursement
  • Grant/Scholarship

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, produces web content on a weekly basis, runs a Facebook and Instagram account with relevant youth content and produces multimedia stories.

Interested in joining?

We ‘Ced recruits yearly starting with an orientation. We ‘Ced Youth Media welcomes young people ages 11-21 in Merced. Young people get the opportunity to take part in media advocacy, learn media/leadership skills, and receive stipends for projects.

Latest Stories from We’Ced Youth Media

Killer Mike – Reagan Lyrics Analysis

Sebastian Cervantes | April 16, 2024
We’Ced youth reporters practice their media analysis by dissecting the song “Reagan” by political activist, Killer Mike. “The ballot or…

We’Ced Joins The Merced Christmas Parade

Sebastian Cervantes | March 29, 2024
Community, Identity
We’Ced Youth members joined The Central Valley Pride Center in the 2023 Merced Christmas Parade.

We’Ced Photography and Meaning

Sebastian Cervantes | March 29, 2024
We’Ced Youth members showcase their photography and the deeper meaning behind an image. Carlos The sunshine is bright on this…

Brand Culture Weigh In December 2023

We 'Ced | March 8, 2024
To maximize profits, Companies have influenced their brands into our lifestyles. We now live day-to-day with brands as a part…

Black History Month Weigh-In 2024

We'Ced | March 8, 2024
February is Black History Month. For generations, black communities have been exploited, oppressed, and left to defend themselves with no…

Formation of Love

We 'Ced | February 4, 2024
Identity, Mental Health
An empty vessel void of any essence.  The light rays pierces through. Filling in multitudes of colors. Its warm and…