Click the link below to read the stories by Youth Media Project alums Eliot Fisher and Carmen Gallegos included in Santa Fe Beyond 400, Passing the Baton. Beyond 400 is a project of the Santa Fe 400th Committee that looks forward to the future of Santa Fe on the occasion of its 400th anniversary.
The Santa Fe New Mexican GenNext’s Tori Velarde speaks with YMP’s Miles Tokunow and Monique Lacoste about the Audio Revolution! Showcase. The event was held at Santa Fe Complex on March 18, 2011 and featured live music, theater, dance, spoken word, hip-hop, commentary, video and more. Many of the performances came from YMP’s educational partners, who are regularly featured on Audio Revolution! Radio broadcasts.
Alex Wirth, a writer from Santa Fe New Mexican’s Generation Next previews YMP’s new partnerships and 2010 summer intensive:
“The Youth Media Project also is starting a partnership with Generation Next to bring local youth stories published in The New Mexican’s teen section to the radio.
‘We are just trying to give youth a voice — that’s the goal, and in order to do that we expanded our horizons by taking partnerships with organizations like Generation Next,’ Torres said.”
Rio Grande SUN staff writer Lou Mattei dropped in on Youth Media Project’s recent summer workshop with students in the ENLACE program in Pojoaque and Española:
“Students discussed the two stories from several angles, including structure, emotional impact and the use of sound effects. Then they started brainstorming for their own story topics centered on the theme of freedom — or the absence of it.”
On Youth Media Project’s radio show, young commentators shed light on teen topics.
Lucy Ohlsen, a writer with The New Mexican’s Generation Next profiles Youth Media Project’s work producing our Audio Revolution! shows.
“These two youngsters represent the essence of the Youth Media Project. The project is a celebration of one of the lesser-heard voices in today’s world: youths. Their mission is ‘to teach the craft of digital storytelling for a socially responsible world.’”
Lucy Olsen, from The New Mexican’s teen section Generation Next wrote a review of our “People Power” show, featuring highlights of teen reactions to our state’s DWI problem.
“This group of teens finds an issue they care about, focus on it and deliver…”
The Santa Fe New Mexican is one of Santa Fe’s local daily newspapers. Read the story about Youth Media Project and the trip to the Parliament of the World’s Religion in Melbourne, Australia.
. . . to produce radio stories for the International Conference of the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Melbourne, Australia.
After 5 years working in Northern New Mexican schools teaching digital literacy, the Youth Media Project has climbed into the forefront internationally. A team of 3 YMP youth from area schools was selected to be the first youth media group to ever cover events at the 8,000-person global conference.
The Santa Fe Reporter is Santa Fe’s News and Culture weekly paper. Read the interview with Youth Media Project Executive Director Judy Goldberg from the July 1, 2009 edition.
Listen to the Youth Media Project’s Carmen Gallegos, Dolna Smithback and Judy Goldberg on Friday morning’s (6/26/09) Radio Cafe on KSFR 101.1 fm with Bill Hutchison. Thanks to Mary Charlotte and KSFR for having us! Click here to listen it.