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"Outta pocket." "Bootsy." "On mamas." The East Bay has always been a laboratory for creative slang. Berkeley High School in particular is known for...

  • Added: Sep 27, 2019
  • Length: 19:51
Caption: Eliquewa Santiago says college makes her struggle with mental health even more difficult. (c) 2016 Taylor Epps
Mental health is an issue that rarely gets discussed in the black community. For college students of color the issue gets even more difficult.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh and KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Dec 08, 2016
  • Length: 04:22
  • Purchases: 2
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And it hasn't slowed down.

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 04:34
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Orchestras around the country are struggling to keep their doors open, but new mobile phone apps may help save orchestras. Apps like periscope all...

  • Added: Dec 10, 2015
  • Length: 03:52
Caption: A student at the Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School in New York conquers a high ropes course., Credit: Stephen Smith
In the 1940s a British headmaster named Kurt Hahn set up a wilderness school called Outward Bound to teach young men the skills they needed to surv...

Bought by WMUU-LP, XRAY.fm, WITF, Vermont Public Radio, WGBH Radio Boston and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: A student hangs a flag outside the veteran’s center at Pasadena City College., Credit: Stephen Smith
The GI Bill of 1944 revolutionized the lives of millions of young veterans, America’s institutions of higher education, and American society at lar...

Bought by WMUU-LP, KUER, WHRV, KAZU, KSFR and more


  • Added: Sep 10, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 6
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Making the transition from teenager to independent adult is hard enough… but without family support, it’s especially tricky. Lilia Fuquen reports ...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Jul 24, 2015
  • Length: 03:39
  • Purchases: 1
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Typically turning 18 has also meant aging out of the system. So no more reimbursements to subsidize care. Studies show foster youth lacking financi...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Jun 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nicole Rocke and daughter., Credit: Leticia Miranda
This show takes a look at issues within the foster care system in the U.S. from the high rate of teen pregnancy to the alarming use of psychiatric ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRIR


  • Added: Jun 12, 2015
  • Length: :59
  • Purchases: 2
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When most people are on their way to sleep, San Francisco’s Homeless Outreach Team, or SF HOT, is just beginning its graveyard shift.

Bought by PRX Remix


  • Added: Feb 04, 2015
  • Length: 07:34
  • Purchases: 1
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San Francisco’s Mission District. It’s a neighborhood where Mark Zuckerberg now owns a home, and a place where an affluent, whiter population is di...

  • Added: Jan 12, 2015
  • Length: 06:23
Caption: Agriculture experts from Acta Non Verba on the job, Credit: Kelly Carlisle
I’m walking across an old baseball diamond at Tassafaronga Park in Oakland with four very qualified agriculture experts. We’re approaching a new ve...

Bought by KISU


  • Added: Nov 03, 2014
  • Length: 05:20
  • Purchases: 1
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Does it matter that we are being watched? This story explores young people's views on social media and government surveillance. Produced at Vocalo ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: Sep 16, 2014
  • Length: 07:49
  • Purchases: 1
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Reporter Joanne Mar takes us to a middle school in San Francisco that took a chance and moved away from zero-tolerance discipline. The decision has...

Bought by Accessible Media Inc.


  • Added: Jun 23, 2014
  • Length: 10:19
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Darrell Molett in his living room, Credit: Rachel Wong
Dejon Lewis was 11 years old when child protective services arrived to take him and his twin sister away from their mother, whom he says is a drug ...

  • Added: May 17, 2014
  • Length: 08:47
Caption: The Alley Project, Detroit, Credit: Karpov the Wrecked Train
From pedestrian plazas to pop-up-parklets…cities are looking to create spaces for people to gather, interact and create. But are some people being...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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March 27, 2014 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Good Friday Earthquake in Alaska. What was that day like for teens and young people living in Anc...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 07:41
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March 27, 2014 marked the 50th Anniversary of the Good Friday Earthquake in Alaska. What was that day like for teens and young people living in Anc...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2014
  • Length: 04:09
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Check out Makalah's piece about the Trayvon Martin vigil she attended last week. She talks about her experience and asks citizens about their view ...

  • Added: Jul 27, 2013
  • Length: 04:52
Caption: Jesus Green, Credit: Ben Weisz
Every year, in a decades-old tradition, student drinking societies descend on Jesus Green in the heart of the English University city of Cambridge ...

  • Added: May 07, 2013
  • Length: 14:56
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A $25 million federal grant has been awarded to improve math achievement in low-income middle schools across the nation. Ground zero for the progra...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 12, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
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Writers of science fiction have long predicted a time when computers could engage humans in two-way communication, from R2D2 to the sinister Hal 90...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Apr 11, 2013
  • Length: 02:29
  • Purchases: 1
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For kids in school, Spring Break is offering a much needed respite from the pressures of being a student. Two psychologists are working with a tech...

Bought by KENW and KFAI


  • Added: Mar 22, 2013
  • Length: 02:38
  • Purchases: 2
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The majority of the Middle East currently faces a youth bulge, which many policy analysts have deemed as the single most important development prob...

  • Added: Nov 01, 2012
  • Length: 07:18