Audio Revolution! SWAT DWI

Members of the Student Wellness Action Team of Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Members of the Student Wellness Action Team of Santa Fe, New Mexico. Photo: Luke Carr

The Student Wellness Action Team of Santa Fe, New Mexico (also known as SWAT) presents an all new Audio Revolution show on the topic of DWI (Driving While Intoxicated).  SWAT is comprised of students who are interested in preventing substance abuse (tobacco, alcohol, and other drugs) and promoting wellness in their community.  DWI is a very real issue in the state of New Mexico and students from SWAT present a variety of perspectives on this sensitive topic, through interviews, personal narratives, poetry, music and a radio drama.  Youth Media Project was grateful to work with SWAT to produce this compelling, emotional and important Audio Revolution show on the very important topic of DWI.  Listen up! Youth voices  are waiting to be heard on this edition of Audio Revolution, SWAT DWI.  

 

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Jimmy’s Story

High school isn’t easy. Jimmy’s high school experience was especially difficult. Now a student at the United World College in Montezuma, NM, Jimmy went through years of being bullied. Jimmy’s story was part of a radio show put on by YMP and the Santa Fe High School’s Student Wellness Action Team that was created to illuminate the dangers of bullying to help reduce the terrible trend. Please lend your ears to this intensely raw story that details the horror of being bullied to put a stop to the violence.

Bullying and Gender

The Santa Fe High School Student Wellness Team (SWAT) decided to better their community and peers by creating a radio program dedicated to reducing bullying. This beautifully interwoven poem, written and performed by Ariana Maestas with performance help from Alix Monastero is meant to explore the ways people react to bullying differently.  Her simple structure and narrative flow makes this piece extremely powerful and intense. Please take the time to learn from the heart about gender differences in bullying situations.

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!

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!