OC Youth Organizers

The Happiest Place

by Andy Tovar And still They spend Their days standing And standing some more On the streets As if they Were waiting -waiting for a car of change to pull up and take them away. Poor parents Struggle with money To feed their kids. Struggle with money To pay rent For that One-room apartment That gets smaller And smaller everyday

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Reality Has Struck

by Christopher Nguyen Life flashed before my eyes. One could not believe everyone and everything surrounding them It was as if a predator sneaked up from behind and consumed the world This was happening under their very nose One could not grasp the thought of the problems faced in my community One could not understand and realize the aggravation it

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Equal Rights?

by Rachel Somerville Recent events have led me to question my preconceived notions as to the future of feminism. It is commonplace to believe that the newest generation is more liberal than the last, but I have noticed the opposite trend. Having attended a youth debate forum with other politically-minded teens, I have decided that my generation has a lot

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Heaven can’t shine without you Mother

by David Villanueava Mother sits and stares out the window, and I feel her symphonic blues. It is abnormal to state that I completely understood her, perhaps unethical to say I always knew. I was moving at the speed of sound, so fast that I ironically lost her somewhere far behind. It seems I end up passing by her, or,

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