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Listen to the productions, stories, and perspectives from participants in the Coastal Youth Media training program. This is a podcast for and about young people in our region that covers issues like: youth culture, social justice, environmentalism, and other concerns of coastal youth.

Listen to the productions, stories, and perspectives from participants in the Coastal Youth Media training program. This is a podcast for and about young people in our region that covers issues like: youth culture, social justice, environmentalism, and other concerns of coastal youth.

Location:

United States

Description:

Listen to the productions, stories, and perspectives from participants in the Coastal Youth Media training program. This is a podcast for and about young people in our region that covers issues like: youth culture, social justice, environmentalism, and other concerns of coastal youth.

Language:

English

Contact:

9196368668


Episodes

Election Season Reflections From A 16-Year-Old Activist

11/24/2020
My name is Shecoria Smith, and I’m from Wilmington, North Carolina. I’ve been interested in politics and social justice for as long as I can remember. I’m a sophomore in high school, so I can’t vote yet - I have to find other ways to participate. Watching this election season unfold, I was nervous. Once the results came in, my mom and I reflected on the ways the results would impact us, our family, our community and this country. Produced by Shecoria Smith. Music: "Pristine" by Yung Katz...

Duration:00:06:22

Where I Come From: Rakyah

9/10/2020
Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. We have explored where we are from by telling our own stories, exploring our communities, listening to folks and trying to see Columbus County from a new perspective. In this episode, Rakyah Jacobs, 16, gives us a glimpse into her life as part of the Waccamaw Siouan Tribe in the Buckhead community in Bolton, NC. Where I Come From is a project of Coastal Youth...

Duration:00:06:20

Where I Come From: Whitley

8/27/2020
Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. We have explored where we are from by telling our own stories, exploring our communities, listening to folks and trying to see Columbus County from a new perspective. In this episode, Whitley Dockery, 16, tells us where she comes from. Where I Come From is a project of Coastal Youth Media in collaboration with Community CPR in Whiteville, North Carolina. This...

Duration:00:06:11

Where I Come From: Part 4

8/18/2020
Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. COVID-19 has brought new realities to our workshop, school and family. We aren’t going to let it stop our exploration, but we wanted to take a minute to acknowledge what was happening in our lives. Where I Come From is a project of Coastal Youth Media in collaboration with Community CPR in Whiteville, North Carolina. This project is funded in part by a grant...

Duration:00:01:56

Where I Come From: Part 3

8/17/2020
Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. We documented our process, and today we're talking with members of our community about the hurricanes they've lived through and how it's shaped their lives. Featured Voices (In Order of Appearance): Vanessa Tart Ward, Ethel Godwin, Doris Dockery, Earnestine Boone, Christine Patrick, Leon Dockery, Tahitian McKenzie, Jackie Ray-Pierce. Produced By: Rakyah Jacobs,...

Duration:00:04:13

Where I Come From: Part 2

8/10/2020
Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. We documented our process, and today we're sharing about objects that remind us of where we come from. Where I Come From is a project of Coastal Youth Media in collaboration with Community CPR in Whiteville, North Carolina. This project is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the North Carolina...

Duration:00:04:41

Where I Come From: Part 1

8/10/2020
Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. We documented our process, and we're starting off by sharing a little bit about the places and people we come from. Where I Come From is a project of Coastal Youth Media in collaboration with Community CPR in Whiteville, North Carolina. This project is funded in part by a grant from South Arts in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts and the North...

Duration:00:02:58

It's Time to Take A Stand

6/9/2020
Produced by GRITS. Copyright at 2020 by Kylah Laurent, Naiya Graham, and Shecoria Smith. Read by Naiya Graham.

Duration:00:03:09

Not Quite Through the Storm

4/17/2020
Shecoria Smith was hunkered down with her mother as the wind and rain pounded her city when a call came making her realize that tragedy from the hurricane had hit close to home. Her friend’s mother and sibling were killed by a tree falling on their house. In this essay, Shecoria shares his personal experience in comforting a friend and the questions it raised for her about how to make each other safe in the face of hurricanes. Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, Coastal Youth...

Duration:00:03:00

COVID-19, Ebola, and Racism

4/17/2020
Amari Poindexter, 17, lives in Leland, North Carolina. Poindexter says the indifferent attitudes and racism of people during the coronavirus in coastal North Carolina remind her of how her peers responded to the Ebola outbreak when she was in middle school. Broadcast from the Working Narratives studio, Coastal Youth Media podcast brings you real people stories from youth in coastal North Carolina.

Duration:00:02:56

Asthmatic High School Student Discusses COVID-19 & Hurricanes

4/17/2020
Morales knows the hospitals in his communities all too well - from Emergency Room visits for the asthma attacks he's had as long as he can remember to serving as a volunteer in his high school years. Now with the coronavirus outbreak, he's anxious that his local healthcare system will be overwhelmed. But thinking back to his experience of relief efforts after Hurricane Florence, he has high hopes that his community will come together and help one another through this trying time. Broadcast...

Duration:00:04:21