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Live Performance: Mista Cookie Jar

August 10, 2019 – 11:05 am | 42 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.

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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.

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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!

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2019 Propel Braddock Hills Middle School Summer STEM Camp

August 19, 2019 – 10:14 am | 8 views

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.

Getting to the Point Season 3

August 6, 2019 – 4:04 pm | 35 views

 

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 | 119 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 | 66 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 | 10 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 | 26 views
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ONYX Youth Council 2018-2019

June 13, 2019 – 1:56 pm | 43 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 …

Winchester Thurston North – Changemakers

June 6, 2019 – 11:14 am | 40 views
As part of a year-long inquiry into the personal meaning of the school credo, "Think also of the comfort and rights of others," fifth-grade students from Winchester Thurston North interviewed individuals who are making a difference in their community. After the interviews, the students reflected on the things they learned.

Streaming the Future 2019 Webcast

May 18, 2019 – 5:00 pm | 27 views
IMG_9045 On May 18, 2019, teens from Pittsburgh Brashear and Perry, Urban Pathways Charter School, and Manchester Academic Charter School discussed their outlooks, hopes, and concerns for the future in this live stream podcast. Listen to the hour-by-hour segments below!

Brashear Kids Afterschool – Interviews with Zone 3 Police Officers

May 8, 2019 – 12:00 pm | 93 views
Nora-Roberts-Foundation Logo In Spring of 2019, students at the Brashear Kids Afterschool Program interviewed officers of Pittsburgh Police Zone 3. These students then reflected on their experience.

ATA: 5th Grade Writers, 2019

May 7, 2019 – 3:30 am | 21 views
ATA Allegheny Traditional Academy 5th graders share their thoughts about brain power.