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Articles in Youth Places

Crossing Fences: Wilkinsburg

December 15, 2014 – 3:53 pm
IMG_4805 Wilkinsburg Voices  features first-person reflections from thirteen men as collected by sixteen boys.  Project activities were conducted in collaboration with Youth Places and Wilkinsburg High School

Youth Places Manchester: Why Play is Important

April 3, 2013 – 10:11 am
photo 4 (4) After a discussion about why it is important to have time for play, students in Radio Club at Youth Places Manchester wrote and recorded these pieces describing why play is important and the things they like to do to play. They then learned how to edit their own pieces using Adobe Audition.