In our new series, Fast Food Scramble, Youth Radio reporters partnered with NPR’s Sonari Glinton to capture stories about today’s fast food market.
What High School Doesn’t Teach
May 29th, 2016 by Tavonne Larkin audio
With Tourette Syndrome, One Size Does Not Fit All
May 25th, 2016 by Camden Alexander
Losing My Close Friend To Suicide, And No One’s Talking About It
May 24th, 2016 by South Kern Sol
The Risks Of Following My Passion
May 22nd, 2016 by Grace Vaughan Brekke audio
Fast Food Scramble
May 3rd, 2016
Update: Alameda County Will Stop Collecting Juvenile Fees
April 8th, 2016
Pepper Sprayed In Youth Jail
April 6th, 2016 by Joi Smith audio
For Juvenile Offenders, Supreme Court Ruling Opens Door To Parole
February 16th, 2016 by Sayre Quevedo audio
Youth Radio Podcast: Generation Katrina
September 2nd, 2015 audio
Special Coverage: Youth And The Marijuana Industry
December 3rd, 2014 by Youth Radio
Ferguson and Michael Brown: Special Coverage
August 26th, 2014 slideshow
Consumers Crave Fast Food With Conscience: But What’s The Business Model?
May 19th, 2016 by Natalie Bettendorf audio
- From Taco Emojis to Pancakes On Fleek: Fast Food Brands Target Teens On Social Media
Teen Girls Flip the Script on Social Media
March 24th, 2016 by Stella Lau audio
Today, young adults say they want a new kind of fast food: fresh, healthy and, if possible, connected to community. But actually delivering on what makes consumers happy — it’s something the whole on-demand food industry is still figuring out.
When I hold my girlfriend’s hand in public, it’s not an invitation to ask me questions about my personal life. I’m not a spokesperson for the queer community.
What does the Warriors’ success mean for the City of Oakland? Youth Radio’s Garrison Pennington finds out.
“[Youth Radio stories] helped spark a conversation between advocates and policy makers about reforming the imposition of court fees.”
This story comes to us via Story Works Alaska and the Alaska Teen Media Institute. A lot of people say that they don’t like labels. I understand why they don’t want to label themselves, they don’t want to be shoved into some box based on how society sees them. While I do understand this, I am definitely not…
It’s rare for guards to use pepper spray to control youth held inside most juvenile halls across the country. Youth Radio investigates practices in juvenile hall in Alameda County, California.
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As I discover who I am, I want to know more about where I came from. I have a unique story. This is because I am adopted. I am interested in why my parents chose to adopt. I wonder whether other adopted children have the same experience as I do.
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Featured Raw Show
Welcome to the 2nd episode of A lil Somethin’ Bout Oakland Radio on Youth Radio Raw. Make sure you tune in every week on Fridays from 6:15 to 7:35. On this show, you’ll hear recent news, personal experiences, and a diverse selection of music. Youth Radio Raw is a weekly radio show produced by Bay Area high…
Given the rising cost of housing throughout the country, what protections should young people receive to protect them from homelessness
While video games usually get a negative rap for teaching kids bad habits and manners, organizers say that games like Minecraft can actually teach important online social skills.
In this lesson, we’ll walk you through the basics of making your own infographic, depending on the data at hand.
OK, so calling people and annotating how you know everything in your story may not be the sexiest part of the job, but it is absolutely necessary. And for new reporters, the time to build your fact-checking spidey sense is NOW.
Interviewing is more than a skill — it’s an art. We’ve compiled a few activities and handouts to guide you through the basics of interviewing.
Don’t consider yourself an expert coder? That shouldn’t stop you from giving this lesson a try. It’s designed for intermediate users of MIT App Inventor, a tool that allows people with little-to-no programming experience to build apps for Android devices. Using this tutorial, you’ll create a mobile app that combines three components: an audio player,…
Want to win your next (or first) hackathon? Check out these seven tips and three activities to help you and your students build their pitching skills, confidence and communication for STEM success.
You’ve got an idea for a great story… or at least you think it’s a great story. Now you need to convince your editor/teacher why this story needs to get made, and why you’re the right reporter for the job. So what goes into a good pitch? How much research do you need to do before you make your pitch? We’ve put together some of tips of the trade on putting together the best pitch for your story idea.
SOUND IS EVERYWHERE. From the moment we wake up to when we go to sleep, our days are filled with noise. Even so-called “silence” is actually full of sound — the hum of an air conditioner, the distant rush of traffic, the whoosh of our own breath. By collecting and weaving together high quality recordings…
In this interactive, you’ll explore the stories behind 13 objects that police officers have mistaken for guns. The cases you’re about to see vary in circumstance and outcome, but each ended with someone getting shot.
Radio commentaries offer an opportunity for young people to express their opinion on an issue of their choice and to become effective communicators. This toolkit includes all the examples, lesson plans and handouts you’ll need to help your students develop their first commentary (plus tips on how to pitch us at Youth Radio)
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