Listen Up Northwest program 61: Alaska youth

Listen Up! Northwest is a collaboratively produced radio magazine featuring stories of communities in action throughout the Northwest. Each broadcast highlights the work of skilled community radio producers and artists from our region, including Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, and Washington.

This week, Listen Up! Northwest looks at issues facing young people growing up in Alaska, with several pieces from the Alaska Teen Media Institute in Anchorage. A high school senior goes on a quest to find out what love is (Cooper Galvin); Explore how some teens view marriage right out of school. (Helen Fleming); Take a look at the social life of teens on St. Paul Island in the Pribilofs(Kathryn Petros); The whats and whys of teen drinking from the ones who do it (Chris Frenier); Teens talk about the silly house rules set by their parents (Barbara Nave).

Music by DJ B-Girl, Blue Scholars and the Buttersprites.

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Listen Up! NW is produced by Yuko Kodama at KBCS for Reclaim the Media, and distributed by the Northwest Community Radio Network.

The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey