Newly published young author, Hassan Howze, stops by to talk about his book: "Life Tips: Everything a Child Should Know." Hassan is a freshman at City High Charter School and lives in Pittsburgh's Hill District.
Tashaya Brown, Ny'Azsha Eyth and Kennedy Rainey will read their winning essays and talk about why they participated in Dinwiddie Community Alliance "Who is Your Hero Essay Contest". Marlene L. Jackson also joins us.
Rory McCarthy (Hazelwood YMCA), Sara Dora (Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh’s Hazelwood Branch) and Beth Snyder (Hip Hop on L.O.C.K.) preview their upcoming Youth Voices Poetry Slam.
Hip Hop On L.O.C.K. [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/interviews/2009-08-08-Hip-Hop-On-Lock.mp3]
"Exploring the road to a better Pittsburgh - Where we are and where we are going." 21 students about to enter their first year of college created these eleven radio documentaries as part of their position as Summer Interns at The Heinz Endowments.