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A Prescription For Covering Uninsured Young Adults

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Emily Beaver Under 26 with no health i...

Talking to Teens about Sex

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org and WAMU, as part of a collaboration between WAMU's Youth Voices program, Youth Radio and the Latin American Yo...

When Activism Takes a Summer Break

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

We protested when the UC Regents proposed a 32% tuition increase across the entire system. Now, five months later, I seem to have forgotten about the issue. Why do we take summer breaks from caring?

California City and Striking Teachers Agree - We're Broke!

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Brett Myers "The vast majority of t...

Anticipating Black Bloc Protests: Reality Check About Anarchists

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Caitlin Grey and Robyn Gee OAKLAND-- W...

God Hates WHO? Students Stand Up to Westboro Baptist Church

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Hunter Moore (Editor's Note: This vid...

One and Only Mom

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

There was a time when I was actually reluctant to eat my mother's home cooking, preferring the artificial hospitality taste of restaurant foods. Now, I cancel on restaurant events without a single qualm.

Combating the Hate of Westboro Baptist Church

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

As soon as school gets out today, the Westboro Church is scheduled to be on our sidewalk. Our rally will be across the street. This experience will no longer be about Westboro and their hatred.

Gone Fishing for Tacos

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Fish tacos are synonymous with Angeleno eating culture, with our hankering for lighter, fresher renditions of time-honored classics. I'm happy to say the fish taco has never been more irresistible in Los Angeles than it is now.

L.A. Judge Worries About Murder Trial's Oakland Impact

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Charlie Foster and Pendarvis Harshaw ...

Looking Deep Into the Digital Divide

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Youth Radio Youth Radio's New Options ...

Defining "Police Chase" as Young Victim Recovers

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Denise Tejada Last week, at least two...

A First-Time Investor Investigates the Fine Print

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Lauren Silverman One hundred and eigh...

White House on Dads: Children Need Presence, Not Perfection

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

"Children don't need people to be perfect, they need people to be present," says Michael Strautmanis, Chief of Staff to White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett.

WATCH: Youth Tell Their Environmental Nightmares

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Larry Coney, Sam Fuller, Dawit Gebrehme...

Two Cities, Two protests: Oscar Grant Murder Trial

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

It was LA's turn to organize a protest to support Oscar Grant's family. Last Monday, more than 60 Grant supporters gathered outside the Clara Shortridge Foltz Criminal Justice Center.

Oscar Grant Murder Trial Is Not Being Televised (Maybe That's A Good Thing)

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Just because there are no cameras in the courtroom doesn't mean I want this trial to go quietly. The public needs to pay attention to the case. An incident like this can easily happen anywhere, not just Oakland.

Making Cents of the IRS

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Denise Tejada & Nate Hadden In this t...

Protestors Gather Outside Johannes Mehserle Trial

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By: Ariel Edwards-Levy LOS ANGELES - Appr...

Daughter of Coal Country Speaks to the Silence

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Coal still haunts people here in Eastern Kentucky and scares them into thinking they can't live without it, but watching what's happening in West Virginia, how can we possibly live with it?

WATCH: Owning a Grocery Store at Age 19

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

At 19 years old, James Berk is the youngest of seven owners of Mandela Foods Cooperative in West Oakland, California. It's a remarkable achievement for someone who dropped out of school in fifth grade.

Graduation Gripes

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Everyone makes your high school graduation out to be as important as the day you were born, but as a college student, I can tell you, it's not.

Everyday Hustlin'

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By:King Anyi Howell Johnathan Gipson is a...

Breaking Up Over Money

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on Youthradio.org, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By:Summer Sewell A year ago, Emmanuel Ri...

Confessions of a College Advisor

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

When I was in high school, the encouragement I got was "You can go anywhere. Money shouldn't be an issue." When I started working as a college advisor, I imparted the same advice to motivate my students. But lately, I feel like I'm lying.