February 14 2017

Los Angeles Times – How these high school reporters are covering Boyle Heights’ most pressing topics

Photography Credit: WELA YMCA Youth Institute
Photography Credit:
WELA YMCA Youth Institute

 

…The students, who learn as they go, cover Boyle Heights’ most pressing topics, including gentrification, street vending and immigration. They’ve reported on elections, real estate disputes and police shootings. Many of their stories generate from ideas that begin with family and friends…

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