Now, a year later, I feel like being rejected from my “dream school” was an opportunity to get to know myself better.
Coming Of Age
What are the experiences in our lives that shape our character? Follow the stories of Youth Radio’s teen reporters as they grapple with their identities, test their beliefs, and chase their curiosities.
When thinking about college choice, how much does race matter for three black seniors from Oakland, Chicago, and Atlanta?
Nothing says “future high school memories” like all the stress of prom.
Young filmmakers on race and identity.
Teen poet Devon Summers explores what it means to consider the future when you’re young and trans.
Almost every day, on my way to school, I get harassed on the street. It’s like part of my routine: get off the bus, grab a chai, get catcalled, repeat.
Former foster youth Noel Anaya explains “respite care” — when your foster family gets a break from YOU.
I came into this thinking that feminism is only about making women equal to men. But after talking with my mom and great grandma, I realized it’s much more complicated than that.
I’m a college student in San Francisco. To afford to live here, I share a two bedroom apartment with five other girls. I ask myself daily, is living in this city worth the cost of my privacy?