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Youth Express

May 14, 2019

High school students and graduates from the Greater Pittsburgh area reflect on standardized testing, Joanie Zilaitis, a 7th grade student at Holy Cross Academy, with an excerpt of her original story, Amazing Grace, and Pittsburgh Public students share what motivates them to graduate.


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Apr 30, 2019

Pittsburgh middle and high school students discuss the differences in dress code at their respective schools, girls from Pittsburgh Westinghouse share what it means to be a Black girl, and Akiva of Community Day School with an original poem called, Love Thy Neighbor.

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Apr 23, 2019

Pittsburgh Public School teens talk about role models, Melina Bowser performs an original song from the 2019 Teen Invasion at the Andy Warhol Museum, and Pittsburgh middle and high school student discuss the effects of plastic pollution on aquatic life.


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Apr 16, 2019

Students at Pittsburgh Faison talk about career aspirations, high school students Samari and Sophia read an original poem, and students from Manchester Academic Charter School and Montour High School discuss public perception on interracial relationships.


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Apr 9, 2019

Pittsburgh-area students talk about their experience advocating for afterschool programming, teen band, Snowdonia with a song entitled, Ways of the World, and Higher Achievement Scholars share poems they wrote about their neighbors.


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