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Live Music: Sweaty Already String Band

October 6, 2018 – 11:05 am | 23 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.

Pittsburgh Youth Radio Corps »

Montour Spartan Express 2018-2019

October 2, 2018 – 3:23 pm | 10 views

We’re in full swing at Montour High School and excited to be part of another year of Spartan Express Radio! Bookmark this playlist and check back often to see all the stories and features these students are creating.

B.F. Jones Memorial Library

September 29, 2018 – 4:51 pm | 16 views
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We’re thrilled to be working with young people at the B.F. Jones Memorial Library in Aliquippa! Over the course of our Saturday sessions we’ll be helping area students make thoughtful recordings and learn the basics of audio editing.…

Propel Northside Community Wellness Center Opening

September 13, 2018 – 3:38 pm | 25 views
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On September 13th, Propel Northside celebrated the opening of the Propel Northside Community Wellness Center. Our microphones were rolling to find out more about the exciting new initiative.

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Woodland Hills Prime Time 2018-2019

September 11, 2018 – 3:00 am | 18 views
wh logo 6th, 7th, & 8th graders at Woodland Hills Jr. High School's Prime Time After School program learn the basics of audio production while expressing and reflecting on their personal experiences.

Propel Braddock Hills STEM Camp 2018

August 22, 2018 – 3:35 pm | 51 views
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In the summer of 2018, five Propel Braddock Hills Middle School students participated in field trips to Alcosan, PPG, the FBI, MSA, and Inventionland in Pittsburgh, PA  to learn about their work explore various careers in STEM fields. Upon conclusion, …

Faison Back to School Event

August 20, 2018 – 11:21 am | 16 views
20180820_142014 Youth Express microphones were rolling at Pittsburgh Faison for PPS' Back to School event! Take a listen to students from all over the district to hear about the day's offerings, as well as what they are excited for this school year.

Northside Stories…

August 9, 2018 – 12:22 pm | 58 views
forNV-01 On May 7, 2018,in collaboration with Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, thirty-four 6th graders from Manchester Academic Charter School interviewed people who live and work on the Northside to learn more about its buildings, history and people. This audio contains excerpts from these interviews.This project was made possible with funding support from the McSwigan Family Foundation.

Getting to the Point Season 2

August 6, 2018 – 12:00 pm | 160 views
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In Summer 2018, eight 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 SLB provided training and coaching, the features presented below were conceived and created entirely by the students. Students also recorded reflections of their summer experience.

Inclined to Care: Lifting the Alleghenies to New Heights, 2018

August 2, 2018 – 4:51 pm | 143 views
IN SUMMER 2018, 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, 2018

August 1, 2018 – 5:00 am | 82 views
CFWC Logo In summer of 2018, the Community Foundation of Westmoreland County Youth Philanthropy Internship Program brought together ten 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 internship’s duration, students assessed community needs and developed funding opportunities for local non-profits to apply for grants of up to $25,000 to address these needs, with a total of $70,000 granted within Westmoreland County. In addition to their grantmaking, interns created these radio documentaries around important community issues.

Summer Reading Extravaganza 2018

June 29, 2018 – 4:57 pm | 25 views
Youth Express microphones were rolling at the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's 18 annual Summer Reading Extravaganza!