youth

5:17pm

Tue January 7, 2014
Arts & Culture

Hear Here: Eric Hannan remembers working at 81st Ave. Library in Oakland

Eric Hannan, former Teen Service Director of the 81st Avenue Library in East Oakland. Hannan is now the Teen Librarian for San Francisco's Main Branch.

Eric Hannan was only supposed to work as the 81st Avenue Library's Teen Service Director for a few weeks. He ended up staying two years.

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5:33pm

Tue October 15, 2013
Arts & Culture

Old Skool Cafe addresses new school problems

Old Skool Café is a 1940s-themed jazz supper club, run by at-risk youth. They cook homemade food, serve it to all guests, and perform their music, dance and poetry onstage.  Working at the café, they get professional skills and a support network—all while dressed in their 1940s best.

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5:23pm

Tue October 15, 2013
Cops & Courts

County rehabilitation camps absorbing California's young offenders

Tina Hayes School of Etiquette Class

California has been in an ongoing struggle trying to figure out how to deal with overcrowding in prisons. The problems extend to the Division of Juvenile Justice, where the state’s most serious young offenders are held. For youth from Alameda County, being sent to one of the DJJ facilities is one of the worst alternatives. They’re spread out all over the state, which means it can be hard to keep family connections, and complaints of abuse and unsafe conditions have dogged the system for more than a decade.

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10:08pm

Thu August 15, 2013
Crosscurrents

Approaching juvenile crime head on

Sara Brooke Curtis

When people get into trouble with the law, they normally don’t have a chance to have a conversation with their victims. To explain what happened. Hear about the damage they caused. Say they’re sorry. But there’s a growing trend to try and make that happen, so both parties can move on.

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11:08am

Tue June 18, 2013
City Visions: June 24, 2013

Bridging the Opportunity Divide in the Bay Area

What happens to young people in the Bay Area with no college degree? How can they navigate a labor market that demands high tech skills without adequate education or training? Producer and guest host Victoria Thorp and guests explore new strategies for addressing the opportunity divide in the Bay Area.

Guests:

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