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Merced foster youth, advocates push for change in school funding priorities

Posted March 13, 2017 by Hannah Esqueda

Above: Sabrina Abong shows off her high school diploma after graduating from Los Banos High School. A former foster youth, Abong now attends Merced Community College and works as an advocate with California Youth Connection.  By Hannah Esqueda MERCED, Calif. — Foster youth and community allies are asking local school officials to prioritize state-issued equity […]

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BHC Merced, Community Partners Celebrate Wins While Preparing for Challenges Ahead

Posted December 21, 2016 by Hannah Esqueda

Above: Merced community organizers and residents gather in support of Building Healthy Communities #Health4All campaign in April. (Photo provided by Building Healthy Communities Merced Facebook page) By Hannah Esqueda MERCED, Calif. — As the clock winds down on 2016, Building Healthy Communities (BHC) Merced and local partner groups recently gathered to take stock of their achievements and […]

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#Lunches4All: Kids Should Not Go Hungry at School

Posted March 3, 2016 by We'Ced

Last week, I testified at the MCSD Community Forum because I felt I needed to speak up. I wanted to tell the people in charge what their changes are doing to my friends, all the kids at school, and me.

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What Our Schools Need–A Student’s Eye View

Posted January 28, 2014 by We'Ced

YouthWire asked high school students from across the state to weigh in on that question, using photographs and their own words. The State Board will vote Jan. 16 on what is expected to be the final version of the new funding law.

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