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Ricky Brum standing in an alley in Manteca, California

Double Charged: Does paying back victims cost kids their futures?

Sep 19, 2014
Why some argue that too-high restitution fees hurt both victims and defenders.
Posted In: Youth Radio, Double Charged, Juvenile, Department of Justice, restitution

Fireworks spark up a black market economy

Jul 4, 2014
Illegal firework trafficking is low priority for police, but not for firefighters.
Posted In: fireworks, Fourth of July, Youth Radio

San Francisco losing black residents, black businesses

Jun 18, 2014
A bookstore closes shop because so many African-Americans have left San Francisco.
Posted In: Youth Radio, San Francisco, African-Americans, gentrification, bookstore

Double charged: The true cost of juvenile justice

May 8, 2014
How much parents pay when their kids are in trouble with the law.
Posted In: Youth Radio, Juvenile, Double Charged, california
A GPS ankle monitor strapped to 17-year-old Elisa Morris-Jackson relays her exact location to juvenile probation officers.

Double Charged: Teens on house arrest on GPS

May 8, 2014
GPS monitors are cheaper than juvenile detention, but they come with other costs.
Posted In: Youth Radio, GPS monitoring, Juvenile

Don't buy beer or cigarettes for strangers

Apr 24, 2014
The kid you're trying to "help out" may be an underage decoy.
Posted In: Youth Radio, alcohol, police
Call of Duty Tournament

Professional video gamers earn lots of real life dollars

Apr 16, 2014
Top "Halo" and "Call of Duty" players bring in sponsors and crowds.
Posted In: Youth Radio, video games

If adults use their phones more than teens, then who's "addicted"?

Jan 27, 2014
One teen says "Look at the data." Not on your phone.
Posted In: Youth Radio, cell phones, teenagers

Artists use social media to make an "Insta-grand"

Nov 22, 2013
Artists are finding more ways to sell their work online.
Posted In: art, Youth Radio, instagram, social media, Victor Vazquez, Kool A.D.

Some kids who have to think about work-life balance

Oct 28, 2013
Low-income youth have to pitch in and serve as another parent for their siblings.
Posted In: Youth Radio, low-income, work life balance

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