youth

3:56pm

Mon March 23, 2015
Technology

Bay Area hackathon brings tech to youth of color

Giovanni Vieira (left), talks with his team about the Cop Stop app.
Johnathan Henninger

When President Obama launched the My Brother’s Keeper initiative in 2014, he said he hoped it would help boys and young men of color find success. Here in the Bay Area, Qeyno Labs answered the President's call with an event called the My Brother’s Keeper Hackathon. It's an intensive weekend challenge for young people of color to build mobile applications and websites that help their communities. 

The Problem

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9:45am

Wed February 25, 2015
Digest

Daily news roundup for Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Qeyno co-founder Kalimah Priforce describes the purpose of the "rite of passage" ceremony at the end of the My Brother's Keeper Hackathon.
Nicole A. West Oakland North

Here's what's happening in the Bay Area, as curated by KALW news:

 415, meet 628: New S.F. area code debuts Saturday // SF Gate

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12:00am

Wed February 11, 2015

5:37pm

Tue October 21, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Fremont high school student honored as one of nation's top environmentalists

Fremont high school student Lynnea Shuck is being honored as one of the nation's top environmentalists. She and five others will receive the Brower Youth Award from the Earth Island Institute. The award is named after David Brower, an environmentalist who helped create the Point Reyes National Seashore and other nature preserves around the state and country.

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12:00am

Wed October 15, 2014
Health, Science, Environment

Your Call: What can we learn from the next generation of environmental activists?

Brower Award winner Tiffany Carey (left) and fellow student count ragweed plants on a vacant lot in Detroit
Daniel Katz, University of Michigan

  

On the October 15th, 2014 edition of Your Call, we'll have a conversation with three winners of this year's David Brower Youth Awards, which recognize young people for their achievements in the fields of environmental and social justice advocacy. Today's youth have grown up under an environmental crisis, so where are they finding hope and solutions? What are the issues driving young activists today, and what can we learn from them? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.

Guests:
 

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