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Youth Outlook

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  • Location: San Francisco, CA

YO! Youth Outlook is an award-winning literary journal of youth life in the Bay Area. Featuring in-depth reporting pieces and first-person essays, comic strips and poetry pages, YO! is the communication outlet for youth who feel their voice and visions need to be seen and heard. YO! is a bridge to the world of youth expression.
YO! chronicles the world through the eyes and voice of young people - between the ages of 14 and 25. From reporting pieces on Palestinian American youth in the Bay Area to interviews with gospel hip hop bands; from photo essays by homeless youth to journal entries from temp workers in Silicon Valley, YO! offers a unique window into California's youth subcultures.
YO! has a national distribution of 25,000 magazines printed monthly (10 times a year through the school season), a local access monthly TV show -- YO!TV, numerous partnerships with local and national radio broadcasts and an annual expo of youth communicators - from graffiti artists to filmmakers to incarcerated youth. YO! stories also run nationally and internationally over the Pacific News Service wire.

Pieces

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This week on YO!Radio gets on the bus -- literally -- to talk to folks about their experiences on public transportation

  • Added: May 24, 2010
  • Length: 15:49
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Audio, Donny Lumpkins & YO!Radio Crew, Apr 16, 2010 This week on YO! Radio -- we're tackling the trendy topic of what's cool. YO! hit the stree...

  • Added: Apr 21, 2010
  • Length: 20:01
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Donny Lumpkins & YO!Radio Crew, Mar 05, 2010 This week on YO!Radio -- teen pot smokers at risk for mental illness. PLUS, Erricka X on iconic ar...

  • Added: Mar 05, 2010
  • Length: 19:39
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Audio Feb 26, 2010 Audio: This week on YO!Radio: citizen reporters trump J-school, girl gets arrested for doodling, and a San Diego frat party mock...

  • Added: Mar 01, 2010
  • Length: 20:20
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Chicago youth's death brings up bigger issue of urban terrorism, Kanye cancels tour, and new black barbie goes too far.

  • Added: Oct 09, 2009
  • Length: 11:59
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Pizza Hut teaches kids to read, fast food calories crippling children's health, and toxic chicken goes to court.

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  • Added: Oct 02, 2009
  • Length: 11:59
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This week on YO!Radio -- press accuracy hits the rocks, boy fakes kidnapping to hide bad grades, and women beat men in the truth telling game.

  • Added: Sep 21, 2009
  • Length: 09:15
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This week on YO!Radio -- death threats force Professor Henry Louis Gates to consider moving, new ad campaign promotes adoption of black youth, an...

  • Added: Aug 10, 2009
  • Length: 10:10
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This week on YO!Radio

  • Added: May 18, 2009
  • Length: 07:26

  • Added: Mar 13, 2009
  • Length: 06:56
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YO!Radio Remixes the News

  • Added: Feb 17, 2009
  • Length: 06:49
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YO! Radio remixes the news -- Inauguration Special

  • Added: Jan 28, 2009
  • Length: 07:31
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On New Years, most people were dancing and drinking a little too much champagne. Among the thousands of people celebrating that night was a young m...

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  • Added: Jan 14, 2009
  • Length: 05:16
  • Purchases: 1
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This week on YO!Radio -- even good students steal; gay is not the new black; and football player shoots self.

  • Added: Dec 09, 2008
  • Length: 08:19
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This week on YO!Radio -- father and son go on 3 million dollar spacewalk, girls outsmart boy and religion is the anti-drug. PLUS: Youth Speaks goes...

  • Added: Dec 03, 2008
  • Length: 07:22
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This week on YO!Radio -- the economy free falls as depression rises, post-election gun sales soar, and social networking ain't bad.

  • Added: Dec 03, 2008
  • Length: 07:41
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This week on YO!Radio -- Powell endorses Obama, Japanese teens don't want voting rights and brit burglar sends victim flowers.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2008
  • Length: 06:10
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This week on YO!Radio -- Poverty gets trumped by the political bonanza, teens get a 'How to Guide' in dealing with the cops, and why teens cringe w...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2008
  • Length: 07:56
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my interview with soul singer rahsaan Patterson

  • Added: May 19, 2005
  • Length: 14:34
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They say music soothes the savage beast, but what about the savage commuter?

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2005
  • Length: 07:08
  • Purchases: 1