In Fresno County alone, there are 5,088 registered students who are homeless. Of those youth, only 280 are served by the Sanctuary Youth Shelter and only 12-16 are served by the Sanctuary Transitional Shelter. That leaves 4,792 young people without a home. This November, the first official Runaway and Homeless Youth Month following the passage of SCR 161 this year,… View Post
As Election Day approaches, you have most likely seen millions of advertisements telling you to vote or have had hundreds of peers egg you on about voting. If you’re anything like me, you’ve probably thought, “What does it matter if I don’t vote – who cares?” or “My vote doesn’t really matter.” We don’t directly vote for our president –… View Post
Editor’s Note: We are 12 DAYS AWAY from the midterm elections and for some of our youth, it will be their first time voting. At this critical time in our political climate, voting is as important as ever. Read below to hear why voting it so important to our youth reporters.
A poem by Valeria Pedroza. You can find more work from Valeria here.
Editor’s Note: On September 6-7, 2018, The California Endowment hosted the #Fight4All Convening in Fresno, California. This convening was meant to reaffirm their Fight For All initiative, which was created in December 2016. Robert K. Ross, M.D., President and CEO of The California Endowment said, “The Fight for All fund was created to stand alongside those whose health and lives… View Post