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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.

Vox Pop

 

 

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

Aaron

Amir

Brianna

Brindon

Diondrae

Devaughn

Kaetlyn

Marzhae

Mason

Raven

 

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

Aaron

Amir

Brianna

Brindon

Diondrae

Devaughn

Kaetlyn

Marzhae

Mason

Raven

 

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.

Devaughn

Brianna & Kaetlyn

Amir & Marzhae

Mason & Brindon

Aaron & Raven

 

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.

Aaron

Amir

Brianna

Brindon

DeVaughn

Diondrae

Kaetlyn

Marzhae

Mason

Raven

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