Merced

It Still Takes a Village: A Reflection on We’Ced’s 7th Publication Release

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Campaign Victories

On Friday, February 22, We’Ced Youth Media celebrated its seventh print publication in downtown Merced. Among those present was Joshua Semerjian, a PhD student from UC Merced who has been collaborating with We’Ced for the past year. Joshua and We’Ced have been building a strong mutually rewarding partnership to support the youth reporters in their personal and professional growth, and on the night of the publication party, Joshua had this to share

Yammilette G. Rodriguez Receives the 2019 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award

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Campaign Victories

On February 11th it was announced that Central Valley Senior Director of Programs Yammilette ¬†Rodriguez was awarded the James Irvine Foundation Leadership Award. These awards, ‚Äúrecognize and support individuals who are advancing innovative and effective solutions to significant state issues‚ÄĚ and provide a $250,000¬†investment in the work.

Walking our Paths: We’Ced Releases its 7th Youth-Led Publication

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Campaign Victories

On Saturday, the Merced Sun-Star delivered copies of Walking our Paths to communities across the county. This is We’Ced Youth Media’s 7th such publication, featuring the stories of young people, but with a very special twist. The entire publication was produced by the young people themselves.

The Revolution Inside Me

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yli is My Story

Cultura, Organizing, Resistance and Action (CORA), Merced‚Äôs first-ever youth leadership academy was held last month over the course of two weekends. A diverse group of 12 young people — including … Continued