Youth Voices Stories

Lucy Perpich & Jade Woltmann talk about a new girls group at CCMS (Harry Phillips/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Jade Woltmann & Lucy Perpich on new girls group

Jade Woltmann, new family and student specialist at Cook County Schools, and Lucy Perpich, program coordinator at the Violence Prevention Center, join the Youth Radio Project in studio to talk about a


Stonebridge Singers Drum from Grand Portage (Stephan Hoglund)

Youth Radio Project interviews Stonebridge Singers Drum

The Stonebridge Singers Drum is a group from Grand Portage, including John Vogel, Trevor Deschampe, Marcus Logan, Brent Sorenson and Dylan Deschampe.


Marching Band

Youth Take: Cook County High School Band

This week on the Youth Show, we took a closer look at some of the things happening with the arts and young people in Cook County.


A very happy Mara on her Femmes du Nord Canoe Trip

Student Mara MacDonell talks about her 50-day Arctic Circle Canoe Trip

Back in May, the Youth Radio Project interviewed Mara MacDonell on her upcoming 50-day canoe trip at the Arctic Circle.


Mowing the lawn, a common teen summer job (iChris/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews CEO John Challenger on Teen Unemployment

Right now, there are about 1.3 million unemployed 16- to 19-year olds who are looking for work. But what does that mean?


Summer Job (jefzila/Flickr)

Youth Take: Summer Jobs

What sort of summer job did you have this year? The Youth Radio Project took to the halls of Cook County High School to figure out what sort of jobs students had and why they had them.


Runner (Sean Venn/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Cross Country Coach April Wahlstrom

For our "Back to School" show, Cook County Cross Country Coach April Wahlstrom joins the Youth Radio Project in studio to talk about the sport, the upcoming Cross Country season and the firs


School Room (Barbro Bjornemalm/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews new CCHS teachers

The new school year starts on September 4th, and in honor of that, we hosted a special “Back to School” Youth Show.


The Heldrich Center for Workforce Development takes a closer look at college graduates & the recession (lesliebyk/Flickr)

Youth Radio Project interviews Heldrich Center on College Graduate Survey

In an effort to understand more about what college students get out of their education, this week we read a special study done by the John J.


Graduation (compujeramey/flickr)

Youth Radio Project: Will today's youth be as successful as their parents?

Will today's youth be more successful than their parents?  Michaela Peterson asks herself if she can be as successful as her parents in this commentary.