I like the sounds of the fields, hearing people speaking Spanish and the radio blasting ranchera tunes. It sounds like my childhood.
Being born into a family business is kind of like being born into the mafia. You are brought up knowing that one day you will have to fulfill a predetermined destiny.
I learn many things at school. The teacher taught us about different jobs and mentioned Youth Radio. Before I didn’t…
By Bianca Pulido/ South Kern Sol Have you ever been a teenager working in the fields turning grapes into raisins…
From the George Zimmerman verdict to the ins and outs of sealing a juvenile record, Youth Radio’s Juvenile Justice desk was hard at work this year.
For working class families, young people are often the default safety net.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed Assembly Bill 218. Unfamiliar? Introduced February, 2013 by Sacramento Democratic Assemblyman Roger Dickinson. Bill 218,…
Students have to be at risk of dropping out of high school to land a job at Southwire. It’s all part of a program called “12 For Life.” Southwire created it in 2007, together with the local County school system, to try and improve the dropout rate and improve the lives of teens like Deriek Foster.
While I know most parents work hard for their families, I quickly saw firsthand that being a working mother is no easy task.