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This Father’s Day Remember: Actions Mean More Than Words

Posted June 16, 2017 by Hannah Esqueda

Left: Youth reporter Gabby Morales (second from the left) stands with both her parents and younger sister during a special occasion. While he may not always be around, Gabby says she knows her father is doing what he must to help her family.  By Gabriela Morales The narrative around immigrants is that they are criminals, […]

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Coming Out as Trans and Finding a Role Model in Myself

Posted June 15, 2017 by Hannah Esqueda

Above: Just like the beautiful sunset amidst a storm, Alice’s story is about finding beauty in the life you’re living no matter what. Photo by Alice Herrera.  By Alice Herrera I had sweaty palms and shaky hands as I walked into the room. I knew my whole life would change. I smiled and asked her […]

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We’Ced Weighs In: Celebrating Mom

Posted May 12, 2017 by Hannah Esqueda

(Photo courtesy of Aaliyah Lannerd) By We’Ced Youth Media We’Ced asked our youth reporters, coworkers, friends and family members about the special role maternal figures play in their lives. What we found is that no matter if you look like her, came from her or currently live with her, we all have a powerful connection with […]

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When Water is Thicker than Blood

Posted April 4, 2017 by We'Ced

You might think sports teams are just a group of random people working together towards a shared goal, like winning or accomplishing a task, but for those of us who are part of teams, we know they are more than that.

It’s about the bond. The goal brings the group together, but it’s overcoming the obstacles along the way and forming a bond so special, it becomes nearly impossible to break.

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Remembering the Silent Ones

Posted June 24, 2016 by We'Ced

I think the biggest challenge that I see for helping prevent domestic violence is how oblivious people could be to it. It’s hard to talk to my friends about it because I feel they don’t really understand the severity of this issue. They know about my aunt and how she died, so I think they understand my sensitivity to this issue, but they do not understand the long-lasting impact it has on the families of victims.

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