Home » Documentaries, Headline, Pittsburgh Youth Radio Corps, Storybox

The Green Compass Season 4

Submitted by on August 2, 2012 – 10:26 am | 3,695 views

Exploring the road to a better Pittsburgh. Where we are and where we are going…

 

In July 2012, twenty-three students about to enter their first year of college created these nine radio features as Summer Youth Philanthropy Interns at The Heinz Endowments. Because the Summer 2012 internship program focused on issues of sustainability, the resulting features cover a range of community, social and environmental issues. While SLB provided training and coaching, the features presented here were conceived and created entirely by the students in a single week. All statements and opinions are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent those of The Heinz Endowments.

 

 

Crossing Bridges – Immigrants Taking Root in Pittsburgh

Download Audio File

Michelle, Victoria & Roman interview Melanie Harrington (Vibrant Pittsburgh), Iris M. (teen from Bosnia), Norm-Anne Rothermel (Pennsylvania Refugee Resettlement Program), Leslie Aizenman, (Jewish Family and Children’s Services of Pittsburgh) and Jim Guffey (South Hills Interfaith Ministries).

 

 

Prejudice and Profiling

Download Audio File

Kierra, Rachel and Shaquille interview Jim Kelly, (Carlow University), David Harris (University of Pittsburgh) and Carl Cooper (Diversity Consultant).

 

Adolescent Brain Development and the Long-Term Impacts of Drug Abuse

Download Audio File

Brieona & Tersha interview Abigail Baird (Vassar College), Ralph Brandon (Wilkinsburg School District), Valerie Ketter (Allegheny County Probation Drug and Alcohol Unit) and Peyton and Kaleb (Pittsburgh area teens).

 

Combined Sewer Overflow – Effects on Water Recreation

Download Audio File

Antonio, Bennett & Sami interview David Rohm (Paddle Without Pollution), Jon Lucadamo (Venture Outdoors), Rick Brown (Three Rivers Rowing Association) and Jeff Jordan (RiverQuest).

 

Teacher Furlough Fairness

Download Audio File

Shavonte and Tiasia interview Nina Esposito (Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers), Carey Harris (A+ Schools) and Anonymous (Pittsburgh Public Schools).

 

 

Oh, Deer! Deer Overpopulation

Download Audio File

Cara & Cortney interview Kristen Linfante, (Commissioner of Mt. Lebanon), Kim Stolfer (Allegheny Sportsmen’s League), Jeannine Fleegle (Pennsylvania Game Commission) and Willa Seybolt (resident, Fox Chapel).

 

 

The Green Wave – Green Jobs on the Rise in Pittsburgh

Download Audio File

Alec, Melia & Hydia interview Cate Rassman (Design Center Pittsburgh), Miriam Parsons (SCA), Aftyn Giles (City of Pittsburgh Office of Sustainability and Energy Efficiency),Mary Whitney (Chatham University) and Court Gould (Sustainable Pittsburgh).

 

 

Impact of Arts Education on Future Workforce

Download Audio File

Evan & Fatuma interview Brian Lee (Pittsburgh Public Schools) and Linda Addlespurger (Hope Academy of Music and the Arts).

 

 

The Unspoken Conversation – Schools Abstaining from STD Education

Download Audio File

Judah, Michael and Sarah interview Sue Steele (Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania), Nancy Osterhus (Allegheny County Health Department STD Clinic) and various teens from Pittsburgh and the surrounding area.

 

More information on The Heinz Endowments Youth Philanthropy Internship Program is available at www.heinz.org.

Leave a comment

Add your comment below. You can also subscribe to these comments via RSS

Be nice. Keep it clean. Stay on topic. No spam.

You can use these tags:

<a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong> 

This is a Gravatar-enabled weblog. To get your own globally-recognized-avatar, please register at Gravatar