Kennedy Music Department Gives Back to Community

By Saeri Plagmann, Features Editor Every year the John F Kennedy High School music department holds a concert to help fundraise for various charitable organizations. This year, on March 1, at 7 p.m., the music department will be hosting a benefit concert for WEAVE, a Sacramento Organization that provides support to survivors of sexual assault, domestic violence and sex trafficking. Since the beginning of this … Continue reading Kennedy Music Department Gives Back to Community

SEX, LIES, AND UBER: Kennedy Campus Fights Back Against Human Trafficking

By Dominic J Larsen, Clarion News Editor Thursday, January 11 marked the eleventh anniversary of Human Trafficking Awareness Day, with the whole of January being named Human Trafficking Awareness Month by President Barack Obama as of 2010. Students on the Kennedy campus took to the halls with red X’s marking their hands, acting as an insignia to showcase their opposition to human trafficking. Wefor(S)he (a … Continue reading SEX, LIES, AND UBER: Kennedy Campus Fights Back Against Human Trafficking

The More You KNOw (sexual assault awareness event)

By Saeri Plagmann, Clarion Staff Kennedy High School’s Endeavor Club sponsored their first Sexual Assault Awareness Event on May 10th in the Little Theatre. Assemblymember Jim Cooper from District 9, Ellen Yin-Wycoff from Iowa Coalition Against Sexual Assault, and Michelle Huey from Sacramento State University and My Sister’s House served as spokespersons, discussing what many consider a sensitive yet paramount topic. The event began with … Continue reading The More You KNOw (sexual assault awareness event)

Human Trafficking and Sexual Abuse in Sacramento

by Alex Ng, Chief Photographer The subject of sex trafficking and sexual abuse seems foreign to many on campus. The overall marketing of a human being and their body, to be exploited for nefarious, downright cynical purposes, it seems like such a far-gone action. It is easy to think that nothing as ludicrous as that could ever occur in Sacramento. However, Sacramento is ranked #1 … Continue reading Human Trafficking and Sexual Abuse in Sacramento