What’s Going On Now Show pt. 1

Youth Media Project is honored to have been invited to be a part of a national exploration of youth responding to Marvin Gaye’s famous album What’s Going On? While looking into themes such as war and poverty, our youth will be answering the pivotal question: what’s going on now?

Hosted by non-other than the marvelous Yesenia Diaz and Fernando Palacios of Capital High School, this segment of the show explores issues of immigration, gay rights, family, domestic violence and 2012 consciousness. Enjoy!

Make sure to listen to part 2 here.

SWAT Bullying Show

Youth Media Project and SWAT members from Santa Fe High and Capshaw Middle School have come together to produce an Audio Revolution! show focusing on bullying. The show features personal narratives from students experiencing bullying, an interview with a bullying specialist, a radio drama about cyberbullying and much more! Take a listen to this heartfelt and inspiring show!

Mental Illness

Audio Revolution! investigates the world of the mind. Hosts Savannah Chapman of Capital High and Max Kalyani of the Academy of Technology and the Classics guide listeners through this very heavy show. From a history of therapy, to who decides sanity, to drugs and the mind to coming of age stories of people dealing with mental illnesses, this show will both reach your heart and mind.

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!

Parents and Teens

In this special Audio Revolution! broadcast, Youth Media Project teamed up with the spectacular SWAT Team at ATC. SWAT stands for the Student Wellness Action Team and is a program at Santa Fe Public Schools.  This group from ATC (The Academy of Technology and the Classics) decided they wanted to better the lives of their peers by creating a powerful, moving and honest show about parent teen relationships. The show will share new perspectives and new truths about this important relationship and leave you contemplating your own familial life. 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.