Game Theory Academy http://kalw.org en Money Diaries: When money comes at a cost http://kalw.org/post/money-diaries-when-money-comes-cost <p><em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Money Diaries is a series of stories featuring young people from Oakland and their relationships with money. </span>Jabari<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Omari<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is a high school senior. For </span>Omari<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, leaving high school comes with an emotional burden few young people have to face. His mother died after a stroke several years ago. In her will, she left him insurance money – but he can’t access it until he’s 21. So until then, he’s applying for college scholarships, and trying to figure out how to become an adult on his own.</span></em></p><p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 01:52:53 +0000 Lisa Morehouse 25821 at http://kalw.org Money Diaries: When money comes at a cost The Money Diaries: Confessions of a Shop-aholic http://kalw.org/post/money-diaries-confessions-shop-aholic <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Money Diaries is a series in which young people from Oakland explore their relationships with money. </span>Zakiya<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Jackson is calling her story “Confessions of a Shop-aholic.” She has two jobs to help pay for her shopping habit. For one of them, she gets paid on Fridays, and the money often doesn’t last the weekend. This is her story.</span></p><p> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 00:49:23 +0000 Lisa Morehouse 25482 at http://kalw.org The Money Diaries: Confessions of a Shop-aholic Money Diaries: Next year will be better http://kalw.org/post/money-diaries-next-year-will-be-better <p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">For the next few weeks, KALW News will be presenting stories from young people in Oakland, talking about their relationships with money. It’s part of a collaboration with the Oakland-based nonprofit <a href="http://gametheoryacademy.org/">Game Theory Academy</a>, which works with low-income youth to improve their economic decision-making skills. Independent producer Lisa Morehouse worked with students at Game Theory Academy to record their experiences, in pieces we’re calling Money Diaries. In this segment we meet Caelin Robinson, who is 17 years old.</em></p><p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 01:48:57 +0000 Lisa Morehouse 24576 at http://kalw.org Money Diaries: Next year will be better Money Diaries: Living at home while finishing school http://kalw.org/post/money-diaries-living-home-while-finishing-school <p></p><p></p> Thu, 14 Mar 2013 00:17:03 +0000 Lisa Morehouse 24375 at http://kalw.org Money Diaries: Living at home while finishing school Money Diaries: Unemployed and on food stamps http://kalw.org/post/money-diaries-unemployed-and-food-stamps-0 <p></p><p><em>For the next few weeks, KALW News will be presenting stories from young people in Oakland, talking about their relationships with money. It’s part of a collaboration with the Oakland-based nonprofit <a href="http://www.gametheoryacademy.org/">Game Theory Academy</a>, which works with low-income youth to improve their economic decision-making skills. Independent producer Lisa Morehouse worked with students at Game Theory Academy to record their experiences, in pieces we’re calling Money Diaries.&nbsp;</em></p><p> Tue, 05 Mar 2013 01:08:33 +0000 Lisa Morehouse 23920 at http://kalw.org Money Diaries: Unemployed and on food stamps