Youth Radio offers teens and young adults access to the highest quality hands-on training in media literacy, journalism, technology, and media production. Participants gain experience with leading edge digital technologies in radio broadcasting, audio engineering, video production, and web tools.
To stay current in a fast-changing environment, Youth Radio regularly works with professionals and experts from a wide variety of fields. These advisors provide invaluable expertise in topics ranging from social media to public health advocacy, providing Youth Radio's young people with access to the most up-to-date information and the latest techiques.
David Pescovitz is a writer and journalist known for his work on technology, science, and Internet culture. He is a co-editor of Boing Boing, editor-at-large for MAKE, the DIY technology magazine, the research director for the Technology Horizons program at Institute for the Future, and has written for numerous publications, including Wired, Scientific American, the New York Times, Popular Scientist, and the Washington Post. He has been instrumental in shaping Youth Radio's digital strategy and approach to Science Technology Engineering and Math (STEM) coverage and engagement.
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Mark Kantor is the co-founder of Graffiti, one of the most popular and highest user-rated apps on Facebook. Graffiti allows users to draw graffiti, including all kinds of images, on their friends' facebook walls.
Homeless Action Center:
The mission of the Homeless Action Center is to provide high quality legal services to people who are homeless and mentally ill while respecting the dignity of each person. Founded in 1990, the Homeless Action Center (HAC) provides free public benefits advocacy to people who are homeless and mentally ill in Alameda County. In addition to helping clients obtain sustainable income and health insurance, HAC also works with community stakeholders to reduce the harms associated with a lack of housing and healthcare.