An East L.A. art program takes graffiti from the streets to the classroom.
Before coming here I didn’t even think about going to college. I saw myself in the future having a lousy job that I would hate. But the Skillz ‘N Action program has helped me tremendously by showing me that I can use graffiti and other types of art in a career. WITH PHOTO GALLERY.
School is out and Sam, 14, goes on a road trip through California and Portland.
L.A. Youth staff writers create playlists to help us enjoy the the summer.
Interviewing celebrities who came to 13-year-old Brandon's Boys & Girls Club helped him become more confident.
The L.A. Youth teen staff chose these images as the winners of our annual art contest. The theme “My culture” could express the artist’s ethnicity or race. But it could also express who they are and how they identify themselves in other ways, such as their hobbies, interests or what they’re passionate about.
The floods in the Midwest caused millions of dollars in damage and killed 24 people, so why wasn't there more news coverage, Jessica, 17, wonders.
Having a job since she was 13 has taught Christina to work hard and not give up, which will help her in her future.
Dozens of sign-carrying teachers, parents and students walked out of schools for an hour this week to show the governor what it would be like if schools don't get enough funding.
Soccer ball and jerseys: $120
Learning how to save money: much more rewarding
At the Colors for Unity art exhibition, teen artists found different ways to interpret the theme "no color lines."
A cool music class has given 14-year-old Sam the freedom to play U2, Coldplay and Jay-Z on his cello.