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An emotional and poetic tour of a day in the life of a youth at Cook County's Juvenile Temporary Detention Center.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 07:13
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In this voice collage, veterans and youth share their personal definitions of what it means to be an “Urban Warrior.”

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 02:44
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In the Navy for five years Carlos maintained airplanes. As a behavior therapist for youth, Carlos works with a young man who intimidates the other ...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 08:41
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After George loses his father, he starts smoking marijuana and selling drugs. In Urban Warriors, he connects with a veteran who has a positive impa...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 03:12
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Growing up in Little Village, Jorge experienced firsthand the toll that gang violence has on communities and individuals. Jorge talks about joining...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 08:16
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Francisco grew up feeling endangered and like he had to become involved with the gang his family was in for his own safety. When he was ready to ma...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:46
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In part two of his story, Steven talks about how addressing emotions and trauma is often taboo for veterans, and how Urban Warriors gave him a chan...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 05:17
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Giovanni knows that others consider him and many youth in his neighborhood to be criminals. In Urban Warriors, he learns about himself and begins t...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 04:28
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Steven knew from a young age that he wanted to join the military. In Afghanistan, the expectation of violence impacts the rest of his life experien...

  • Added: Jul 20, 2016
  • Length: 07:50
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Abner talks about how he responded to his own bad choices and the problems they created by joining the Army. In Urban Warriors, Abner connects with...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:56
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At young age, Victor is taken from his mother and lives at three foster homes. After witnessing violence against his family, he has a realization w...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 04:38
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As an Urban Warriors facilitator, Charles has learned strategies for connecting with youth by strategically encouraging them to open up about their...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 05:43
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Jacobi shares the struggles he encountered while growing up and how they led to his involvement with a gang. He talks about how he channelled his p...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 06:10
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Urban Warriors is a program that pairs youth and veterans in trauma-informed, mentorship-based relationships. The program helps to promote self-emp...

  • Added: Jul 19, 2016
  • Length: 02:02
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Produced by David Freudberg in association with WGBH/Boston. This sound-rich documentary travels to the scene of a truly bold experiment in peace-m...

  • Added: Jun 14, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
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When Abby was born, her mother knew she couldn’t keep her. Luckily for Abby, a loving family had been looking for a child just like her. Julia Hitz...

  • Added: May 16, 2016
  • Length: 03:13
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Diaries of a teenager who always seems to fall for guys who just aren't into women.

  • Added: May 15, 2016
  • Length: 19:46
Caption: Javille Sutton was a 14-year-old runaway when she accepted a ride from a pimp who sold her across the country for the next six years. She was arrested multiple times as a juvenile. She now counsels girls at a horse ranch for young victims of trafficking.
Advocates for kids are pushing for a new approach to combating underage prostitution: treating young people caught up in sex trafficking as victims...

Bought by KAWC, Wisconsin Public Radio, WSKG, KPCC, WCAI / WNAN and more


  • Added: May 12, 2016
  • Length: 59:01
  • Purchases: 7
Caption: Sunset in Manaus, Credit: Lorena Daou Paixao e Silva, 2016
With the Summer Olympics around the corner, the eyes of the world will turn to Brazil. But Brazil is not only about Rio and Sao Paulo. What about t...

Bought by KSFR


  • Added: May 02, 2016
  • Length: 02:57
  • Purchases: 1
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Packed in one car, Elaine Manis, her six siblings, and her mother set out on a trip from the small town of Forgan, Oklahoma, to the seaside town of...

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 01:24
Caption: Elizabeth Perez working at City Hall, Credit: Valeria Fernandez
From civil disobedience to civic accountability, youth that can’t vote are making the voice of the Latino community heard in local politics and at ...

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio and WRIR


  • Added: Apr 17, 2016
  • Length: 10:06
  • Purchases: 2
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RENT, THE LION KING and RAGTIME are just a few of the highlights of the 1990's.

Bought by WRR


  • Added: Apr 06, 2016
  • Length: 58:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Informational pamphlets at the In My Father's Kitchen office.
How a more personal approach to ending homelessness may also be more effective.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 03:32
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A 12-year-old girl in blue jeans probably isn’t the first thing you picture when you hear the word paleontologist. But in 1979, young India Wood di...

  • Added: Mar 31, 2016
  • Length: 58:59
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High School Senior, Eavan Burke, had a life changing experience on the tea plantations of Kenya, Africa. She decided to aid to the workers by creat...

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Mar 25, 2016
  • Length: 04:52
  • Purchases: 1