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Boyle Heights Beat/Radio Pulso

Boyle Heights Beat is a bilingual community news project and youth development training program offering news "por y para la comunidad." The paper, its website, podcast and social media serve as an important news source in a low-income, largely immigrant community.

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2 Submitted Ideas

  • CONNECT ·2021 Grants Challenge

    Voices/Voces

    Voices is a story-sharing project which will encourage youth to engage with elders. The project, with both audio and visual elements, will help raise awareness around issues in the community, while building and strengthening intergenerational social networks. At the most basic level, storytelling is a way of keeping a community's stories alive. In this second installation of our Voices project, we will be expanding to focus on specific hard to reach elderly groups and communities within the neighborhood.

  • CONNECT ·2020 Grants Challenge

    Voices/Voces

    Voices is a story-sharing project with audio and photography elements which will encourage youth to engage with elders. The project will help raise awareness around issues in their neighborhood, while building and strengthening intergenerational social networks. At the most basic level, storytelling is a way of keeping a family’s or a community’s stories alive. Interview topics can be tailored to address specific themes or community issues. Stories will be collected and archived as a means to create further dialogues and grow networks