Super(wo)man

Claudia Cruz, a Capital High junior, explores an aspect of immigration that not many discuss: gender. Growing up in Zacatecas, Mexico with her brothers and mother, Claudia’s experience of what was expected of her were very different from those of her brothers. Immigration is a complicated process. Take a listen to how it’s affected Claudia, her family and what is expected of her.

Crossroads

In this poignant piece, Inviolata from Tanzania shares with us her story of transnational living and how difficult it is to find “home” sometimes. She is a student at the United World College in Las Vegas, NM. Her story about growing up in multiple countries questions our notions of home, place, identity and nation. This piece was recorded at a Global Issues workshop at the UWC and aired on our Globalization show.

Arriba Del Cielo

Alejandra Juarez of the student wellness action team (SWAT) at the Academy of Technology and the Classics invites us to listen to her story about growing up and growing apart. As part of our show on parent-teen relationships,  Alejandra delivered a powerful personal narrative about the hard aspects of growing up and away from your parents. I hope you enjoy this heartfelt story!

Materialism Youtube’d

It’s not easy to come up with a clear cut idea or definition of Materialism.  So, Miles Tokunow youtube-d it. This is an audio Collage about “Materialism” constructed of the first 200 responses when searching ‘materialism’ in youtube.

Sports Conortary

Conor Cole of the MASTERS program at the Santa Fe Community College delivers a hilarious and thoughtful commentary on a favorite national pastime: watching sports. Conor questions watching sports in part as a video gamer-  how is watching sports productive? how can you really feel the ‘win’ when you didn’t actually do anything? This special conortary was part of our show on Sports and Competition. Enjoy!

Fathers in Focus

Audio Revolution! fathersFathers in Focus is a special collaborative show that delivers the stories of youth experiencing homelessness and their experiences with their fathers. Fathers in Focus was a partnership of REEL FATHERS, Adelante Program/Santa Fe Public Schools, Youth Media Project, and Northern NM ENLACE that brought seven youth, ages 13 to 16,  to share affecting stories and insights about their fathers. The students come from Ortiz middle school, Capital High School and Santa Fe High School.

This is a special 13 minute collage of all of their stories.

Time Travelers

Audio Revolution! Global Leadership ForumGlobal Leadership Forum brought together 30 youth leaders from 15 countries “to make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.” Part of the GLF training (www.uwc-usa.org/glf) involved 6 international teams learning how to create broadcast-quality digital media. Here is the work of one team from Argentina, China, Japan, Tanzania, and the United States. The piece is entitled Time Travelers.

Click here to view the slideshow for “Time Travelers”.

AudioQuest

Global Leadership Forum brought together 30 youth leaders from 15 countries “to make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.” Part of the GLF training www.uwc-usa.org/glf involved 6 international teams learning how to create broadcast-quality digital media. Here is the work of one team from China and the United States. The piece is entitled “AudioQuest”.

Click here to view the audio slideshow for “AudioQuest”.

Elements

Global Leadership Forum brought together 30 youth leaders from 15 countries “to make education a force to unite people, nations and cultures for peace and a sustainable future.” Part of the GLF training www.uwc-usa.org/glf involved 6 international teams learning how to create broadcast-quality digital media. Here is the work of one team from China, Colombia, Swaziland, and the United States. The piece is entitled “Elements”.

Click here to view the audio slideshow for “Elements”.