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Frank Kostrencich has been working the night shift as a crane operator at the Port of Los Angeles for the past 26 years. Using his precision and ex...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:00
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Fire engines roar through the city with their sirens warning cars to move out of the way. For most of us, these sirens are nothing more than that, ...

  • Added: Mar 04, 2016
  • Length: 01:01
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Youth Radio's Billy Cruz grew up dreaming of the day he would join the family business... but when the time finally came, his dream job wasn't all ...

  • Added: Aug 12, 2015
  • Length: 01:03
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A warm, personal story about the lives and challenges of energy workers "behind the light switch."

  • Added: May 13, 2015
  • Length: 16:49
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Over one million North Carolinians make the minimum wage at their job: Seven-twenty-five an hour. While many states and cities have recently raised...

  • Added: Apr 12, 2015
  • Length: 04:57
Caption: Samaj examines his painting. It is part of his new series, called Entry/Dropline.
An artist living in Seattle has just had to move for the fifth time in four years. As he gets older it's becoming harder and harder for him to expo...

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 04:44
Caption: Sketch of the design for the park, Credit: West Seattle Blog
A tour around a newly undergrounded reservoir with Mark Brands, the landscape architect who designed the park to be built above it.

Bought by KLCC

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 05:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Today's show features a profile of Seattle Youth Garden Works.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 10:22
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Today's show features a city actor and a country logger.

Bought by WXLV-FM

  • Added: Jan 15, 2015
  • Length: 09:29
  • Purchases: 1
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In this short piece, students decide to talk about their neighborhood and interview folks at a nearby flea market, where they run into other studen...

  • Added: Dec 18, 2014
  • Length: 04:14
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Protect and Serve ABQ is a campaign to allow the community to voice their thoughts on the recent issues with the Albuquerque Police Department. Coo...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2014
  • Length: 07:45
Caption: Cesar Chavez, Credit: Recuerda a Cesar Chavez Committee
Generation Justice is joined by Jasiel Escarcega, a student activist with Feed the Hood, Travis Mckenzie, Executive Director of Grow the Future. Th...

  • Added: Mar 25, 2014
  • Length: 18:05
Caption: Toby and Jackie, Credit: Molly Haley
Thirteen year old Toby Choyt of Maine meets a retired lobsterman on Portland's historic Widgery Wharf and tells his story.

  • Added: Dec 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:18
Caption: Dolores Huerta and Jason Fuller, Credit: Generation Justice
Generation Justice's Jason Fuller interviewed the legendary Dolores Huerta about the struggle for women's rights.

  • Added: Dec 10, 2013
  • Length: 10:43
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Rachel comes full-circle. She goes from being a college student to be a stripper and then back to starting all over again.

  • Added: May 16, 2013
  • Length: 18:57
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Don Fidel, an immigrant to the United States, opened a staple restaurant in Chicago, but for his family, it was more than restaurant.

  • Added: May 09, 2013
  • Length: 16:26
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How do advertisers craft their messages to break through the clutter? Al Reid of Team One USA reveals some of the strategies that his creative tea...

  • Added: Apr 28, 2013
  • Length: 06:23
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Right now, there are about 1.3 million unemployed 16- to 19-year olds who are looking for work. But what does that mean? John Challenger is CEO of ...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 11:27
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What sort of summer job did you have this year? The WTIP Youth Radio Project took to the halls of Cook County High School in Grand Marais, Minnesot...

  • Added: Sep 07, 2012
  • Length: 01:28
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The Coalition of Immokalee Workers organized a rally in front of a center city Trader Joes and the Philly Student Union was there to help support.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 03:04
Caption: A farmer in Merikegia, a village in Iraqi Kurdistan., Credit: Rachel Stacy
Iraqi Kurdistan, once known for its rich soil, is rapidly becoming identified with its rich oil. War News Radio’s Amy DiPierro explains how these t...

Bought by KBGA 89.9 FM, WAMC, and WRST-FM Oshkosh

  • Added: Feb 08, 2012
  • Length: 06:19
  • Purchases: 3
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It used to be that entering the financial sector—be it as a banker, a stock broker, maybe a hedge fund manager! Whatever they do!—was a normal, van...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2011
  • Length: 15:12
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Santa Fe’s Earth Care International’s Youth Allies teams up with Youth Media Project to produce a compelling and emotional show about consumerism, ...

Bought by 90.5 WSNC and KBRP Community Radio

  • Added: Feb 22, 2011
  • Length: 56:12
  • Purchases: 2
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An audio postcard exploring how the recession has changed the way business school students think about ethics.

Bought by KUOW

  • Added: Mar 10, 2010
  • Length: 02:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Youth Radio's Lauren Silverman reflects on changing her career plans and steering clear of Wall Street.

Bought by WAMC, PRX Remix, YouthCast, and KUOW

  • Added: Mar 10, 2010
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 4