#JustLBC, an annual event organized by Long Beach Forward aims to engage residents in social justice issues around the city.
When the word transgender comes to mind, some immediately think of Caitlyn Jenner. But she, a famous multi-millionaire, is an unrealistic image of what physically transitioning is like for most trans people. Things are not always smooth sailing.
“I lost contact with him after high school and was pretty shocked to know a friend of mine was living in the streets,” writes Rudy Cardoso-Peraza, a reporter for VoiceWaves. Watch and share this story of these Long Beach teens crossing paths again and making life changes.
By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporter Cole Hughey | It’s not every day you get to eat fresh seafood caught along the coast. In fact, unless you caught it yourself, chances are, you’ve never eaten fresh seafood caught off the California coast.
For many, President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program brought welcome relief to the constant stress, anxiety and fear that often came with a life without papers. VoiceWaves interviewed four “DACAmented” youth to explore the many different ways DACA has changed the way they live their lives and the hopes they have for a better future.
“Our Community,” a Voicewaves exhibit showcasing community-centered photo essay by youth journalists from ages 16 to 24, will be held Monday Aug. 6 at the Peace Builders learning center.