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Stories produced by students participating in our youth media program. Learn more about the intensive, fun and free introductory radio journalism workshops we offer throughout the year.

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    • Kids & Family

Stories produced by students participating in our youth media program. Learn more about the intensive, fun and free introductory radio journalism workshops we offer throughout the year.

    Mental health in my Somali community

    Mental health in my Somali community

    Talking about mental health in the Somali community is hard. There's a stigma — especially around seeking professional help. But mental health is something that many in the Somali community struggle with.

    RadioActive youth producer Kouther Ahmed shares a story from her community about why it's important to talk about your mental health.

    • 5 min
    Quarantine and the closet. A love story through missed calls (EXPLICIT)

    Quarantine and the closet. A love story through missed calls (EXPLICIT)

    A fictional story about two young people navigating their newfound distance during the pandemic, told through their voicemail messages.

    • 7 min
    Why is policing so broken? Four Seattle teens ask the adults in charge

    Why is policing so broken? Four Seattle teens ask the adults in charge

    We wanted to know, why is our policing system so damaged, and how are we trying to address these issues right now?

    • 16 min
    When your favorite Disney movie becomes a 'Problematic fave': What does diversity in media really look like?

    When your favorite Disney movie becomes a 'Problematic fave': What does diversity in media really look like?

    We’ve come a long way when it comes to seeing diversity on screen. But diversity isn’t enough, especially when the depictions we see on screen are based on stereotypes. That can cause more harm than good.

    • 12 min
    Death is inevitable, yet unknowable. So how should the living prepare for it?

    Death is inevitable, yet unknowable. So how should the living prepare for it?

    Death is terrifying. Seemingly unknowable yet inevitable. As young people, we know that death happens, but there’s a lot of fear and unknowns surrounding it.

    Especially after this past year, we have been thinking more about death and the death industry, and we have so many questions.

    • 14 min
    Snapshots 2012 | A DREAMer’s dream college

    Snapshots 2012 | A DREAMer’s dream college

    High school senior Alejandro Silva got into his dream college, but the cost was more than he could afford. And because he was undocumented, he wasn’t eligible for scholarships. Estelí Garcia has his story. and we share an update from Alex - almost 9 years after the story first aired. | **RadioActive Snapshots: 10 years of stories by Seattle teens - new episodes every Thursday**

    • 9 min

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