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Pittsburgh Youth Radio Corps – Let’s Get Engaged

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Ten seventh grade students from Manchester Academic Charter School took part in a a fast-paced course in audio production from May 11-20, 2009.

Pittsburgh Youth Radio CorpsPittsburgh Youth Radio Corps

Pittsburgh Youth Radio CorpsPittsburgh Youth Radio Corps

On Day 1:
Students participated in a roundtable discussion to identify community issues of concern resulting in a Vox Pop on Community Issues.

Download Audio File Vox Pop [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/group_mixdown.mp3]

On Day 2:
Students wrote and recorded a autobiography resulting in ten Personal Profiles.


Download Audio FileAaron [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/bios/aaron.mp3]
Download Audio FileAmir [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/bios/amir.mp3]
Download Audio FileBrianna [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/bios/brianna.mp3]
Download Audio FileBrindon [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/bios/brindon.mp3]
Download Audio FileDiondrae [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/bios/deandre.mp3]


Download Audio FileDevaughn [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/bios/devaughn.mp3]
Download Audio FileKaetlyn [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/bios/kaetlyn.mp3]
Download Audio FileMarzhae [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/bios/marzhae.mp3]
Download Audio FileMason [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/bios/mason.mp3]
Download Audio FileRaven [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/bios/raven.mp3]

On Day 3:
Students wrote and recorded brief Personal Editorials on an issues of concern and engagement opportunities.


Download Audio FileAaron [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/firsteditorial/aaron-violence.mp3]
Download Audio FileAmir [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/firsteditorial/amir-enviornment.mp3]
Download Audio FileBrianna [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/firsteditorial/brianna-animal_abuse.mp3]
Download Audio FileBrindon [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/firsteditorial/brindon-unemployment.mp3]
Download Audio FileDiondrae [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/firsteditorial/diondrae.mp3]


Download Audio FileDevaughn [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/firsteditorial/devaughn-af_americans_in_art.mp3]
Download Audio FileKaetlyn [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/firsteditorial/katelyn.mp3]
Download Audio FileMarzhae [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/firsteditorial/marzhae-enviornment.mp3]
Download Audio FileMason [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/firsteditorial/mason-unemployment.mp3]
Download Audio FileRaven [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/firsteditorial/raven-violence.mp3]

On Days 3 and 4:
Students paired into teams and learned more about the five issues of strongest concern by conducting audio interviews with five community leaders. Editing these pieces and adding narration on Days 4 and 5 resulted in student creation of five Community Interviews.


Download Audio FileDevaughn [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/interview/africanAmericans.mp3]
Download Audio FileBrianna & Kaetlyn [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/interview/animalAbuse.mp3]


Download Audio FileAmir & Marzhae [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/interview/enviornment.mp3]
Download Audio FileMason & Brindon [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/interview/unemployment.mp3]
Download Audio FileAaron & Raven [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/interview/violence.mp3]

On Day 6:
Students wrote a Follow-up Editorial demonstrating their increased knowledge on the subject at hand.

Made possible by a grant from The Forbes Funds via The Heinz Endowments under its 2008 Summer Youth Philanthropy Program.


Download Audio FileAaron [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/secondeditorial/aaron.mp3]
Download Audio FileAmir [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/secondeditorial/amir.mp3]
Download Audio FileBrianna [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/secondeditorial/brianna.mp3]
Download Audio FileBrindon [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/secondeditorial/brindon.mp3]
Download Audio FileDeVaughn [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/secondeditorial/deVaughn.mp3]


Download Audio FileDiondrae [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/secondeditorial/diondrae.mp3]
Download Audio FileKaetlyn [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/secondeditorial/katelyn.mp3]
Download Audio FileMarzhae [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/secondeditorial/marzhae.mp3]
Download Audio FileMason [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/secondeditorial/mason.mp3]
Download Audio FileRaven [audio:http://slbradio.org/mp3/pghyouthradiocorps/letsgetengaged/secondeditorial/raven.mp3]

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