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A health magazine recently identified Fresno as the drunkest city in the United States, based on death rates from alcoholic liver disease, alcohol-related car accidents, binge-drinking in the past month, DUI arrests, and DUI penalties. Youth from The kNOw had a mixed-bag opinion about whether this new label was right or wrong. When People Get […]
This is a picture of the backside of a crosswalk sign near a school. This particular sign has tagging all over it. Youth, like those pictured in the background, see tagging and graffiti everyday, on just about everything.
When two young men started shooting during a late-night Fresno house party on Saturday, November 28, 2009 over rival tagging crew disputes, twelve people became wounded. In an article by The Fresno Bee, Police Chief Jerry Dyer noted this has been “the most wounded in a single shooting incident in Fresno in recent memory.” Here, youth from The kNOw express their concerns about the incident, and the need for more positive things for teens to do.
The school day finally ended. I was anxious to get home to eat all the delicious Chinese food my sister-in-law had just prepared for me. I went to the front of the school, as usual, to wait and play cards with my buddies.