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Live Music: Kate McDonnell

October 12, 2019 – 11:05 am | 12 views
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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.

Callers

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.

Performance

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!

Interviews

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

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RADio: Asset Spotlights from SLB

September 18, 2019 – 10:54 am | 14 views

The Allegheny Regional Asset District (RAD) funds regional assets from one-half of the proceeds of the 1% Allegheny County Sales and Use Tax. RADical Days is an annual event celebrating these assets with free admission, musical and dance performances and family activities offered by arts and culture organizations, parks and recreation, and sports and regional attractions that are funded by RAD.

RADio Asset Spotlights 2018:

 

CLP Teen Media Awards 2019

August 22, 2019 – 3:31 pm | 16 views


Interviews with teen artists and librarians from the 2019 Teen Media Awards at Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (Main)…

Youth Express Summer 2019 Commentaries

August 20, 2019 – 4:32 pm | 135 views
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Commentaries, spotlights, and more from more than a dozen Western PA area 7th-12th graders participating in the 2019 Youth Express Summer Internship Program.

2019 Propel Braddock Hills Middle School Summer STEM Camp

August 19, 2019 – 10:14 am | 39 views
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During the summer of 2019, students from Propel Braddock Hills Middle School attended a variety of field trips that relate to STEM education. This montage includes interviews and sounds from those trips as well as reflections from the students.

Brashear Association – Gardening Camp

August 8, 2019 – 10:38 am | 28 views
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We joined our friends at the Brashear Association in Allentown as they celebrated their final week of summer programming with Gardening Camp! Campers reflected some the fun they had and things they learned throughout the week, and even planted their …

Getting to the Point Season 3

August 6, 2019 – 4:04 pm | 57 views
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In Summer 2019, seven students created these radio features while taking part in The Heinz Endowments Youth Philanthropy Internship Program. The resulting features cover issues identified by the interns during research and field work conducted throughout the summer. While …

Inclined to Care: Lifting the Alleghenies to New Heights, 2019

August 1, 2019 – 2:19 pm | 180 views
IMG_3917 IN SUMMER 2019, the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies welcomed ten Youth Philanthropy Interns. This 8-week program was made possible through a grant from The Heinz Endowments and is based on its long-running similar program in Pittsburgh. Throughout their internship, students assessed community needs and developed two opportunities for local non-profits to apply for grants of up to $25,000 to address these needs. In addition to their grantmaking, interns created these radio documentaries with training from SLB Radio Productions in Pittsburgh. SLB will air the features across its 10-station network.

Fountain of Youth Philanthropy, 2019

August 1, 2019 – 12:16 pm | 105 views
DSC_0029 In summer of 2019, the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County Youth Philanthropy Internship Program brought together nine high school students and recent graduates as summer interns. The 7-week Youth Philanthropy Internship Program was made possible through a grant from The Heinz Endowments and is based on the successful model of the Heinz Endowments’ own program in Pittsburgh. Throughout the program’s duration, the Youth Interns assessed community needs and developed funding opportunities through Request for Proposals for local nonprofits where a total of $70,000 will be granted throughout Westmoreland County. In addition to their grantmaking, interns created these radio documentaries around important community issues.

Summer Dreamer’s Academy 2019: Youth Express: You’re On the Air!

July 23, 2019 – 12:15 pm | 25 views
IMG_7655 Welcome to "Youth Express: You're On the Air!"'s blog, where all audio created at this year's Summer Dreamers Academy will be featured.

Higher Achievement Pittsburgh Summer Program 2019

June 28, 2019 – 1:41 pm | 43 views
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ONYX Youth Council 2018-2019

June 13, 2019 – 1:56 pm | 58 views
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One Northside Youth eXcel (ONYX) is a collaborative effort of afterschool providers on the Northside. These afterschool programs have identified a need for youth to have an outlet to develop their leadership skills and use their voices to express …