In the era of “fake news”, youth media organizations from all over California came together for the 2018 Youth Media Statewide Conference to sharpen their skills in journalism. This event was held in Oakland between February 17th – 18th at the Waterfront Hotel and was hosted by Youth Radio, a nonprofit media production company, an […]
On February 17th and 18th, there was a two-day conference for youth who are involved in journalism programs throughout the state. The conference had workshops which were lead by professionals from the field, as well as key-note speakers that shared their wisdom about journalism. Young people from all over California came to Oakland for this […]
Many people believe that laws exist in society in order to keep its citizens safe. When a person commits a crime, they should be penalized accordingly. However, there are some that are questioning if punishment is the appropriate way to keep people safe. After all, if the punishment cripples a person’s ability to return to […]
Recently, Hmong women converged on a Sacramento community center to discuss the issues they share and the ways to move forward with power.
Voices From Our Streets
On Wednesday, July 12th, Sol Collective hosted a film screening of the Netflix documentary “They Call Us Monsters” The film features three boys, Jarad Nava, Juan Gamez, and Antonio Hernandez, who are all facing life sentences for murder or attempted murder and work together to write a screenplay about their lives before they were incarcerated. […]
According to a recent article by LiveScience, most cases of opioid abuse in teenagers began with prescription opioids from a doctor. The study cites that 85 percent of the surveyed group of teenagers that had abused both prescription and injection drugs said they abused prescription opioids, such as OxyContin and Vicodin, before moving to heroin […]
The “Art Street” exhibition is bringing crowds of people to an old warehouse at 300 1st Ave in Sacramento, where local artists have set up installations and interactive galleries for a nearly month-long presentation in continuation of the “Art Hotel” event of last year. The exhibition opened on February 3rd and will continue through February […]