Blunt seeks to share the airwaves with other youth organizations.

The Blunt Youth Radio project is entering its 20th year of providing direct media access to young people throughout Southern Maine. For nearly two decades, Blunt members both incarcerated and free have taken to the airwaves to speak about the issues that are important to them.

As we approach this benchmark, we are thinking a lot about ways to extend more on-air opportunities to other youth-serving and youth-run programs in Maine. There is a thriving youth movement in our state. We want to be a part of it, and we want to see it grow. We can do this by sharing our knowledge and media resources to amplify the voices of Maine youth who are working to empower each other and improve their communities.

If you are a young person with a project or an idea, or if you are an organization that serves or is run by youth, we want to feature you on Blunt Youth Radio. This collaboration could take many forms. We can simply interview you on our live show, or you can help us think of more creative ways to showcase your work and your community. Live readings? Theater? Recordings? The sky is the limit. It can be a series, or a one-time show.

Please contact Claire Holman to learn how to get involved.

cholman@usm.maine.edu

207-650-5835

 

 

Reproductive Rights, Monday August 5th

This week, hosts Olivia Bradstreet and Kate Hull speak with three guests on diverse topics and issues related to Reproductive Rights. Eliza Townsend, Executive Director of the Maine Women’s Lobby, and Lauren Grousd, Clinical Counseling Director at Planned Parenthood of Northern New England joined us in studio. Robin Mandell, volunteer Executive Director of Scarleteen.com joined us by phone.

01 Reproductive Rights

Abortion Anniversary

 

Sites and resources:

Planned Parenthood of Northern New England

Maine Women’s Lobby

Scarleteen

 

 

Two rounds of Engineering Training in June

Our first round of engineering training is coming right up! There is a limited amount of spaces– and it’s first come first serve, so please RSVP quickly to meaghan.lasala@gmail.com. It is a three day training, and you must attend all three dates– Tuesday, June 18th, Thursday June 20th and Monday June 24th. OR Tuesday June 25, Thursday June 27 and Monday July 1st.  The trainings are from 7:00PM to 8:30PM at WMPG, 92 Bedford Street.
Thats Round One: June 18, 20 and 24.
And Round Two: June 25, 27 and July 1.
Learn how to engineer the show! Engineering is a lot of fun, and you learn many useful skills that you can apply to other careers and hobbies.

The dates for our Reporting and Production training are coming soon!

 

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