Youth Express

Featuring original writing, music, theater, journalism and reflections from Pittsburgh-area youth

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March 30, 2021 00:10:23
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Thoughts on Social Emotional Learning and Original Writing - S3E30

Teens from throughout Pennsylvania talk about the importance of social emotional learning and Grace Fritsch, a junior at North Allegheny Senior High, Natalie Cohen, a senior at Commonwealth Charter Academy, and Leo Rickard, a freshman at Shady Side Academy read original stories. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License ...

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February 02, 2021 00:26:49
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Reflections on MLK's "I Have a Dream" Speech - S3E29

Morgan McCray, Olivia Hill, Felicity Rovano, and Sienna Stern, all 8th grade students at Sacred Heart Middle School, reflect on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License ...

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December 15, 2020 00:07:35
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Re-release: Holiday Traditions - S3E28

Clairton Elementary and Middle School students talk about their favorite aspects of Christmas, Madison Dalton and Liza Wilson from Oakland Catholic with their celebration of Kwanzaa, and Christmas stories with Montour High School students. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ ...

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November 10, 2020 00:25:51
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Re-release: Education reform, an original song, and discussion of youth involved in politics - S3E27

Students in the Emerging Leaders program talk about changes to public education that they would like to see, The Electric Army performs an original called Zesty, and students at Pittsburgh Obama discuss ways that teens can get involved in politics before being old enough to vote. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License ...

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October 08, 2020 00:15:10
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Spotlight on Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and original music - S3E26

Grace Boyer, a junior at The Ellis School with a documentary on Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh produced as a prototype for an upcoming series called RADcast, Hallie Sufrin with her original song entitled, Rain, and SonnyThaKid with his original song entitled Black America ft. Neve. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License ...

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September 09, 2020 00:08:33
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Staying active during the pandemic and tips for visiting Kennywood Park - S3E25

Vega and Kennady, both 8th graders at Carlow Campus School and David E. Williams Middle School respectively, talk about ways to stay active during the pandemic, and Matthew, an 8th grader at Woodland Hills Intermediate School with tips and tricks for your next visit to Kennywood Park. Background Music:"Maccary Bay" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License ...

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