New America Weekly – Forging Informed Citizens
…Access to information allows people to be informed members society, to learn about new opportunities, to be active citizens. Media deserts have disconnected entire communities, especially low-income communities, from essential information. We’ve established five youth media hubs, three in the Central Valley, which were originally created as a way to produce community media in these places. Along the way, we’ve found tons of untapped potential in our youth. We’re experiencing a clear example of community resilience in the face of adversity…
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Please read this New York Times article about the TCE-funded youth newspaper for Boyle Heights.