youth radio http://kalw.org en Double Charged: Teens on House Arrest With GPS http://kalw.org/post/double-charged-teens-house-arrest-gps <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;">Seventeen-year-old Elisa Morris-Jackson is sitting on the couch in sweatpants and a hoodie. It’s seven p.m. and she’s watching the TV show “Dancing With The Stars.” Seven p.m. each evening is also the time when about 130 other juvenile offenders in Alameda County, California are required to plug in and sit down for their mandatory two-hour battery charge.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 0px; line-height: normal; font-family: Times;">“I’m going to be so excited to get this thing off of me,” she said.</p> Mon, 07 Jul 2014 23:21:43 +0000 Sayre Quevedo 46220 at http://kalw.org Double Charged: Teens on House Arrest With GPS Youth Radio: Learning to accept my father, flaws and all http://kalw.org/post/youth-radio-learning-accept-my-father-flaws-and-all <p><br />&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><em>Editor's note: The author's last name has been withheld for privacy reasons.</em></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When I was nine, my father started coming home late at night. He would walk through the door like nothing was wrong. But I knew something was. My mother would shout uncontrollably at him, and even threaten divorce. But these were empty words - my mother couldn’t afford to get a divorce, nor was it socially acceptable in Chinese culture.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 01:49:00 +0000 Scott L. 44388 at http://kalw.org Youth Radio: Learning to accept my father, flaws and all The Spot 4.3.14 Racial profiling, neknomination, and Kurt Cobain http://kalw.org/post/spot-4314-racial-profiling-neknomination-and-kurt-cobain <p>Youth Radio podcast: <strong><a href="http://www.stitcher.com/podcast/youth-radio-8270">"An on-line challenge turns deadly"</a></strong>&nbsp; An online drinking challenge made popular in the UK and Australia has already been responsible for five deaths of men under 30 years old. Youth Radio’s Rafael Johns and his friends have been monitoring this trend on YouTube wondering if it will hit in the US.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:47:12 +0000 Matt Martin 41876 at http://kalw.org The Spot 4.3.14 Racial profiling, neknomination, and Kurt Cobain Your Call: Are kids and teens being exploited online? http://kalw.org/post/your-call-are-kids-and-teens-being-exploited-online <p> Wed, 02 Apr 2014 07:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 41792 at http://kalw.org Your Call: Are kids and teens being exploited online? The Spot 3.13.14 T-shirt philanthropy & MOOCs http://kalw.org/post/spot-31314-t-shirt-philanthropy-moocs-0 <p>Stanford Storytelling Project:<a href="http://ssp-stories.s3.amazonaws.com/season4/403/2.mp3"> <strong>"How Not to Give"</strong></a> The story of an entrepreneur who wanted to give one million t-shirts to Africa.</p><p>Youth Radio podcast: <strong><a href="http://ssp-stories.s3.amazonaws.com/season4/403/2.mp3">“A Critical Look at MOOCs -- Massive On-Line Courses”</a></strong></p><p></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 21:21:29 +0000 Matt Martin 40863 at http://kalw.org The Spot 3.13.14 T-shirt philanthropy & MOOCs