What does it mean for all these mature people flush with technology? Well, according to the young people Youth Radio reporter Maya Escobar spoke with, teens are no longer the most “phone addicted” people in the house. Parents are.
Today, on the Youth Radio podcast, high school students in Oakland team up with the city’s safety agencies to set up an elaborate staged drunk driving accident on the high school’s campus. But when a violent death is staged to teach a lesson, can it do more harm than good to teenagers?
According to the Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control, undercover teens are among the most effective tools that officers have to curb underage drinking. On this episode, Youth Radio reporter Edna Miller talks to teens that give up their time to serve as youth decoys.
According to the CDC, the use of e-cigarettes has doubled in popularity among middle and high school students. And now the FDA is considering regulating them as tobacco products. Youth Radio explores what’s attracting young teens to “vaping” and the dangers they might be facing.
High school student Catory Goodman get’s inspired by the black businesses in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1910s. Her intrigue leads her to a conversation with the Oakland African American Chamber of Commerce.