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A Day in the Life

Because I’m A Girl!

Posted May 6, 2010 by Various

Overprotective Growing up as a girl in an African American family, I was always told where I couldn’t go, what I couldn’t do, or when I couldn’t go. Usually my mother was the one in charge, and I absolutely had to listen to her. My older brother, however, got to do whatever he pleased. I […]

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Activism

Youth Weigh In On Primary Battle

Posted February 5, 2008 by Various

We asked young people all across the Bay Area and the Central Valley if they were voting, what issues they think are the most crucial and who they would vote for. YO! Youth Outlook Multimedia and The kNOw are all youth media projects of Pacific News Service. Street Soldiers Radio is a weekly radio program heard by more than 300,000 listeners.

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Stories

Improving Bus Transit

Posted April 7, 2009 by Various

The Freano Area Express (FAX) bus system seeks input from the community about how to better serve passengers. Many of The kNOw youth agree that improvements are needed, such as shorter wait times, better customer service, and extended hours on nights and weekends. No Fun Riding The Bus I ride the bus often to get […]

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I Am Most/Least Confident When…

Posted May 19, 2009 by Various

Are there certain situations where you feel most or least confident? In this month’s Open Workshop, youth participants break down what it means to be “confident” and realize it has a lot to do with how we are viewed by others. Culinary Confidence I feel most confident when I cook a meal. For the last […]

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Community

If Malls No Longer Existed…

Posted August 5, 2009 by Various

Ask just about any young person where the teen hang-out spots are and they’ll tell you it’s the mall. But with the evolving economy and development of new strip malls, many old malls have lost their grandeur and their young consumers. The kNOw writers share their perspective on the declining popularity of some malls and […]

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