Mendocino County

YouthSpeaksOut! on DRUGS- Education and Legalization

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 03/09/2012 - 01:00
Author

Dan Roberts

INTRO for YSO! "Drugs- Education and Legalization" March 4, 2012
We have grown up in an area strongly influenced by psychoactive substances, commonly called “drugs.” Mendocino County has been a leading producer of marijuana for more than 30 years. It is also an epicenter for America’s “war on drugs.” Recently it has been in the forefront of attempts to legalize the production of medical marijuana, which is legal through dispensaries in California.

YouthSpeaksOut!: Occupy!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 11/09/2011 - 22:03
Author

Dan Roberts

YouthSpeaksOut! was be hosted by students from Willits High School. They discussed the Occupy movement and how it appears to them.
Today our topic is "Occupy!" The year 2011 has seen citizen uprisings around the world. In December 2010 a Tunisian man set himself on fire in protest of police corruption and ill treatment. This led to huge street protests and a revolution that ousted the president. This inspired the wave of insurrections that became known as the "Arab Spring."