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KUOW's RadioActive Youth Media

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RadioActive creates a space at KUOW / Puget Sound Public Radio where youth discover and gain access to public radio public radio journalism. Our podcast features stories by RadioActive journalists about the people and issues that matter to young people in the Northwest.

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Caption: Kendra Hanna recruiting members for the Kendra Needs Friends Club at the University of Washington, Credit: KUOW PHOTO/IMAN MOHAMED
In this month's podcast, we focus on the people you lean on year round: your friends! We hear what friendship means to preschoolers and retired peo...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 14:54
Caption: Christapherson Grant runs the 110-meter hurdles race at Edmonds Stadium in spring 2015, Credit: JACOB OSTLUND
"I visualize the race. All I’m thinking about is just silence. Dead silence. "Then the gun goes off. I'm just trying to get to the finish line as ...

  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:27
Caption: RadioActive Youth Producer Leija Farr, Credit: KUOW / RadioActive staff
“In a place that will never understand you are amazing, in a place that will put fire to you then say you are callous, they will burn you then say ...

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  • Added: Dec 31, 2015
  • Length: 05:43
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Caption: RadioActive Youth Producer Kendra Hanna
How do you flirt? How will you die? Who is your arch nemesis? RadioActive descended on several places around in the Seattle area to ask people t...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 12:06
Caption: Daniel DeHollander's senior photo. He committed suicide in 2014 at age 18., Credit: COURTESY OF THE DEHOLLANDER FAMILY
In a park in Ellensburg, a tree grows beside a small stream. Daniel Curtis DeHollander’s ashes lie beneath the roots. DeHollander committed suicid...

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 05:08
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Caption: Alicia Santos, 17, leads marchers in a protest targeting Sakuma Brothers Farm., Credit: Courtesy of Alicia Santos
Alicia Santos started picking strawberries when she was 7 years old. Her mother was working at Hayton Farms in Skagit County, so Alicia went along....

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 03:59
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Caption: Anelise Moon-Schruder, 24, is part of the white anti-racist movement., Credit: Paul Kiefer
Anelise Moon-Schruder, 24, is part of a movement of white people who are coming together to reflect on their privilege. As a young woman raised in ...

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  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 04:29
  • Purchases: 2
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Rogelia Sanchez and Mimansa Dogra share stories from Seattle's homeless community. Join them as they learn about the impact homelessness has on peo...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 08:00
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RadioActive’s Aisha Burka and Gerardo Ramos talk about the struggles that teenagers go through, like about what it’s like not to be able to find a ...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 08:39
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RadioActive's Paul Kiefer and Lola Garcia collect the voices of people affected by gentrification in Seattle to paint a picture of our changing city.

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 13:23
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With a growing population and the cost of living on the rise, RadioActive reporters Julia Furukawa and Jack Paradise take a look into the world of...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 11:49
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Aisha Burka and Mimansa Dogra explore the representation of minorities in the media, and discuss what needs to be changed. Hear their interviews wi...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 10:58
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In this episode, Lola Garcia and Jack Paradise explore the world of sound through games, interviews, a sound collage and more. Listen and enjoy!

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 07:53
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In the latest edition of the RadioActive podcast, Rogelia Sanchez and Gerardo Ramos hear from people about their perspectives on Hispanic immigrati...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 09:32
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RadioActive’s Julia Furukawa and Paul Kiefer delve into the often overlooked reality of hunger in contemporary America. Through a brief history les...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 13:35
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A self-aware postmodern painting finally sees itself as it truly is in this original radio play, "Red on White."

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 08:50
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Welcome to RadioActive's second podcast of summer 2015. We are talking about depression. We got some advice from a psychiatrist at the University o...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 14:40
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In today's podcast, we explore the deep connection between food and culture. Jon Rubin of the Conflict Kitchen in Pittsburgh and the rest of the Ra...

  • Added: Dec 30, 2015
  • Length: 11:49
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New summer, fresh start! This is is our first podcast to let people get to know the 2015 RadioActive summer workshops participants. We interviewed ...

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 07:23
Caption: Maria Martin teaches Lushootseed to preschoolers at the Tulalip Montessori School., Credit: KUOW Photo/Ben Gauld
Linguists say that by the end of the century, 80% of all world languages will fall out of use. The spread of global languages like English and Span...

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  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 05:28
  • Purchases: 1