Audio Revolution! MIXTAPE #5 Global Leadership Forum 2014

YMPARMIXTAPE5graphicAudio Revolution! MIXTAPE #5 presents a powerful selection of stories made by youth at the Global Leadership Forum 2014 held at the United World College near Las Vegas, NM. Every summer, Global Leadership forum selects high school students from across the globe that work with Youth Media Project to develop an understanding of the power of storytelling as an agent for positive transformation in their own lives and in their larger communities. You will hear voices from all corners of the globe that challenge and transform modern global perspectives on topics such as family, education, and adversity. And as always, we bring you some local musical flavorings by Santa Fe based musician, Flamingo Pink. Hosted by YMP’s talented Tara Trudell, this is Audio Revolution! MIXTAPE#5, stories from Global Leadership Forum 2014!

Audio Revolution! MIXTAPE #5 Global Leadership Forum 2014 – Part 1

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Audio Revolution! MIXTAPE #5 Global Leadership Forum 2014 – Part 2

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Audio Revolution! MIXTAPE #3 Global Leadership Forum 2014

YMP Workshop SignOn this edition of Youth Media Project’s Audio Revolution!, we return to the Global Leadership Forum in Las Vegas, New Mexico to hear powerful stories directly from the summer program held at the United World College. Global Leadership Forum is a program that aims to cultivate culturally competent leaders and community builders devoted to positive change. In this rare opportunity, we hear personal stories and experiences from the youth of several different countries from around the world. These young men and women, participants and alumni of Global Leadership Forum, offer a glimpse through their multicultural lenses, which reveal unique and insightful views on a variety of personal, social and global issues.

Audio Revolution! MIXTAPE #3 Global Leadership Forum 2014 – Part 1

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Audio Revolution: MIXTAPE#1 (UWC on Conflict)

UWC students share stories about conflict.
UWC students share stories about conflict.

Youth Media Project presents the first in an ongoing series of radio shows, the Audio Revolution MIXTAPE series.  In MIXTAPE#1, we present a collage of short stories told by students from the United World College without interruption.  Youth Media Project asked over forty students from UWC, “When have you experienced conflict in your life?”, and then helped them write, record and share their stories with the world.  MIXTAPE#1 highlights a handful of these amazing, diverse, and powerful stories.  To hear all of the stories, visit Youth Media Project on Cowbird.  Also in MIXTAPE#1, we meet the music of local Santa Fe music producer, Lost At Sea.  This first MIXTAPE is hosted by YMP’s Production Coordinator, Luke Carr.

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Standing Strong — Intern Show

PicFrameYouth Media Project’s summer interns from Santa Fe University of Art and Design and New Mexico Highlands University bring us this edition of Audio Revolution. Hear the interns’ personal stories of “standing strong” along with interviews from the Santa Fe community.  Listen as interns describe the experience of working with Youth Media project and producing stories with our partners from the Museum of International Folk Art’s Gallery of Conscience and the United World College’s Global Leadership Forum.

Conflict

In this episode of Audio Revolution students explore the theme of conflict. The show features stories from all over the world thanks to Youth Media Project’s incredible partnership with the United World College. Students tackle the concept of conflict from the AIDS epidemic in Zimbabwe, to the Arab Spring uprisings to the culture shock of returning to one’s home country after studying abroad. We also hear updates on an initiative to make the Railyard more welcoming to teens as well as an interview with Amy Lashway, founder and director of a local mental health treatment center.