Participants from year five of the Youth Media Workshop talk about how the project impacted their relationships, social, academic and technical skills, and increased their self esteem.
Sandra, an eight grade student at Edison Middle School, interviews Carolyn Hunter at the WILL radio studio.
Former Youth Media Workshop participant, Jay Walker, raps at his CD release party May 10, 2008 at the Park Inn in Urbana, IL. Members of the YMW attended for support and to photograph and film the event.
Nick and Jay, graduates of the Youth Media Workshop, rap at their CD release party at the Park Inn in Urbana on May 10, 2008.
Jason, a student at Urbana High School and participant in the Youth Media Workshop, edits his radio story on a laptop, with teacher Mark Foley in the background.
Claire, a student at Edison Middle School, poses with her uncle after she interviewed him at Illinois Public Media.
Honesty, a student at Edison Middle School, edits her radio story in the computer lab at school.
Morgan Martin, Youth Media Workshop intern, and Mevanee Parmer, Edison Middle School Teacher, in Mevanee's classroom just before a Youth Media Workshop session
Rommell thinks highly of his teacher, Mark Foley, and interviewed his for his story of inspiration. Rommell didn't know that Mr. Foley wasn't the ideal student and that he faced tragedy early in his life.
Urbana High School student, Rommell, interviews his teacher, Mark Foley, for his story of inspiration.
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