Youth Expression Showcase

Our weekly radio program invites students in Grades K-12 to perform live on the air. Hear young musicians, singer/songwriters, photographers, writers, poets and other people who express themselves through the arts.

Oral History

SLB Radio’s Oral History Program connects teens with adult role models in their communities. Click here to listen.


Since 1978, The Saturday Light Brigade has broadcast LIVE spontaneous on-air phone calls from kids and adults as part of its Saturday morning radio program. Now you can hear some of the most memorable calls from people participating in on-air games and other participatory features or simply calling to tell us about something exciting.


Join us as we celebrate the original talent in our midst with these weekly archives of in-studio performances by regional and national musicians and artists. Folk, bluegrass, jazz, singer/songwriter, international, storytellers and more!


Audio replays from the hundreds of arts, human services and other non-profit organizations interviewed by SLB each year.

Home » Archive by Category

Articles in Carlow University

YMAP: Wilkinsburg Student Union – March 2015

March 30, 2015 – 11:55 am
IMG_8687_small The Youth Media Advocacy Project (YMAP) has lead to the formation of the Wilkinsburg High School Student Union. Their mission is to promote a positive learning environment and generate opportunities for their fellow students.

YMAP : Wilkinsburg, Obama and Brashear

February 3, 2015 – 1:53 pm
ymap(1) The Youth Media Advocacy project teaches local high school students how to use the media to gain a voice in the community, and helps them hone ideas for advocacy campaigns that will aid their schools and communities. Students from Wilkinsburg High School, Pittsburgh Obama and Pittsburgh Brashear return to classrooms after Winter break to discuss education issues and set goals for 2015.

YES: Carlow University’s Roots of the Civil Rights Tour

February 9, 2013 – 8:18 pm
Carlow University's Roots of the Civil Rights

From 2/9/13: Carlow University Professor Linda Schifino and student Gloria discussing their class’s 9-day bus journey covering 2,300 miles through Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Arkansas and Tennessee to visit sites and

people associated with the civil rights movement


Carlow …

Carlow University Students Return to the Roots of the Civil Rights Movement

January 24, 2013 – 6:11 pm
As part of a course on the Roots of the Civil Rights Movement taught by Associate Professor, Dr. Linda Schifino, Carlow University students traveled through the south in the summers of 2010 and 2012. For nine days, the students traveled by bus, covering over 2,300 miles through Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Arkansas, and Tennessee. Major sites included the Rosa Parks Museum in Montgomery, the lunch counter in Greensboro North Carolina, the National Voting Rights Museum & Instute in Selma, as well as churches and other famous locations that commemorate the Civil Rights Movement.