My name is José Rubén Diaz Junior and I’m an illustrator for the kNOw Youth Media in Fresno, CA. I’ve been illustrating for practically all of my life and I have to give credit to Art Attack, a show I remember watching as a kid, for inspiring me. On the show they would demonstrate little crafts you could do at… View Post
New year, new goals. Check out what the reporters of the Spring 2019 Cohort want to focus on in 2019.
Winning your first match is exhilarating. Your first kiss makes your head spin. Your first straight A’s makes you feel accomplished. First can be so amazing, but it can also be the worst. Being the first to present in class isn’t fun. Neither is your first day in a brand new school or being the first child in your… View Post
Horror movies: who doesn’t love the genre? My guess is the group of innocent people being portrayed as murderous heathens instead of people who need help. Cinema and media have a gargantuan affect on social normalities as well as the way the public sees certain topics. So when did it become acceptable to paint individuals with mental illness as monsters… View Post
It’s been almost a month since I voted for the first time. I had turned 18 just the month prior. Even before I knew what was on the midterm ballot it had already resonated with me that my vote matters, because that sentiment had been continually echoed by the adult allies in my life. I googled and talked with folks… View Post