Education

Student Design Expo

Fri, 07/04/08
Authored by David Weinberg
The Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum has teamed up with several New Orleans Public Schools to teach kids design concepts by using hands-on projects. Read more

Rain or Shine Community Garden

Mon, 07/07/08
Authored by David Weinberg
Rain or Shine is a community organization that is looking to turn many of the city's blighted properties into community gardens. Today we take a trip to the garden where volunteers work with kids, teaching them the basics of gardening. Read more

R.U.B.A.R.B.

Thu, 04/03/08
Authored by David Weinberg
R.U.B.A.R.B is an acronym that stands for Rusted Up Beyond All Recognition Bikes. Dozens of flood-damaged bikes were collected after the storm. At R.U.B.A.R.B, volunteers teach kids the basics of bicycle mechanics, and kids can participate in the "earn a bike" program. Read more

A Youth Documentary: Teen Baby Mamas

Thu, 07/03/08
Authored by Eve Abrams
Youth radio reporter Kadija Garner explores the issue of teen pregnancy in New Orleans. What are the options for pregnant teens? How are teen mothers judged by others and by themselves? Read more

A Youth Documentary: Growing Up Without a Father

Thu, 06/19/08
Authored by Eve Abrams
Youth radio reporter James Oliver tells the story of his relationship with his father, who has been absent for the bulk of James's life — in part due to a stay in prison. Read more

Roots of Music

Tue, 05/20/08
The Roots of Music is a program designed to preserve and promote the great music culture of New Orleans by addressing and meeting the needs of middle-school students' musical education in the city of New Orleans. The program was started by Derrick Tabb and is due to get und... Read more

Special Friends at Keene College

Tue, 05/20/08
When people outside of the city decide to throw a New Orleans related party, the music source just has to be WWOZ. New Hampshire resident Mimi Morton found a great way to celebrate our culture and educate at the same time. Mimi says: "On Lundi Gras and Mardi Gras, I brough... Read more

Silence Is Violence

Tue, 05/20/08
Spring City Walk Schedule SilenceIsViolence City Walks is a citywide group of concerned citizens that emphasizes exploring the New Orleans cityscape on foot, with the hope of spreading a message of peace in our city. The City Walks seek to nurture solidarity among all ci... Read more

NOCCA's Creative Writers

Wed, 04/02/08
Authored by Eve Abrams
What happens when you take young folks who are passionate about language, and give them the time, space and resources to write and read? Come find out. Sunday, April 6 at 3 p.m., NOCCA (New Orleans Center for Creative Arts) will have a student reading featuring the departm... Read more

The Kid Camera Project

Sun, 02/10/08
Authored by David Weinberg
It's a rainy Saturday morning in January at the Robinson home in the Ninth Ward, but it feels a little like Christmas as the kids gather around Aria Martin, a volunteer from the Kid Camera Project. The kids are receiving their graduation cameras. They were the first parti... Read more

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