What’s YMP?

Whats YMP show photo
Photo Credit: Katy Gross

On this edition of Youth Media Project’s Audio Revolution! the curtain is pulled back to reveal the inner-workings of YMP and to answer the question, “What’s YMP?”.  Listen and be lead through the four basic pillars of YMP’s work, which are the “Four C’s”: Collaborate, Create, Communicate and Change.  Selected stories pertaining to each “C” inspire reflection and dialogue among the hosts of this show, including Judy Goldberg, Founder and Director of YMP, along with Katy Gross, Program Director, Mi’Jan Celie Tho-Biaz, Interim Director, and Charles Austin Ross, one of YMP’s talented interns. Join us to explore what inspires the program, its staff and all of those involved who make Youth Media Project what it is today!

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Let’s Talk About This

N'MPower participant Antonio Martinez, right, talks to retablo artist John Gallegos at the Gallery of Conscience. Photo by Katy Gross
N’MPower participant Antonio Martinez, right, talks to retablo artist John Gallegos at the Gallery of Conscience. Photo by Katy Gross

Youth Media Project presents stories from a collaborative project between The Museum of International Folk Art’s Gallery of Conscience, and participants from N’MPower, an HIV/AIDS advocacy and empowerment program in Albuquerque. Participants conducted interviews with local folk artists, whose artworks are currently on display in the Gallery of Conscience’s exhibit Let’s Talk About This: Folk Artists Respond to HIV/AIDS. Hear these powerful interviews and personal stories in response to HIV/AIDs and other stigmas.

Stories from the Global Leadership Forum

IMG_9007Youth Media Project presents stories from the Global Leadership Forum, a summer program at the United World College in Las Vegas, NM. Students from all over the globe explore personal narratives that inspire them to create positive social change around the world.  Students from Norway to Japan to Sierre Leone talk about their personal struggles and hopes for the future.