Tyler Kwon

Tyler Kwon

Tyler Kwon is a 16 year old senior and Editor in Chief of the Plaid Press currently attending Granada Hills Charter High School.
Beyond the Bell offers kids free summer swimming lessons

Beyond the Bell offers kids free summer swimming lessons

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiNTjkTUy9s&feature=youtu.be Elementary-aged students across Los Angeles have learned basic swimming skills with the help of Beyond the Bell’s free summer swimming program. Beyond the Bell is a Los Angeles Unified School District...

CAAM Makers Fest connects kids with local artists

CAAM Makers Fest connects kids with local artists

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_NvWVPjM8Ww Hosted by the California African American Museum (CAAM), the Kids Makers Fest brought youth together from all different backgrounds to participate in an all-day, all-ages affair featuring several local artists. Director of...

Historical political graphics shed new light on social issues

Historical political graphics shed new light on social issues

A temporary exhibition in the open food market, Mercado La Paloma, featuring protest posters relating to affordable housing, gentrification and resistance has been extended through July 16. The Center for the Study of Political Graphics (CSPG) curated the exhibit...

COLA celebrates its 20th anniversary at LAMAG

COLA celebrates its 20th anniversary at LAMAG

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, the City of Los Angeles Individual Fellowship Program (COLA) has opened an exhibition showcasing works created by COLA artists throughout the fellowship’s history. Every year, COLA awards $10,000 grants to artists seeking to...

Why mental health care for teens is in need of a major upgrade

Why mental health care for teens is in need of a major upgrade

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a fifth of adolescents suffer from a mental illness, 11 percent of kids have a mood disorder, eight percent of children and adolescents have an anxiety disorder, and suicide is the third most common cause of death...