Coastal Youth Media

Listen to the productions, stories, and perspectives from participants in the Coastal Youth Media training program. This is a podcast for and about young people in our region that covers issues like: youth culture, social justice, environmentalism, and other concerns of coastal youth.

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All Episodes

Election Season Reflections From A 16-Year-Old Activist

My name is Shecoria Smith, and I’m from Wilmington, North Carolina. I’ve been interested in politics and social justice for as long as I can remember. I’m a sophomore...

Where I Come From: Rakyah

Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. We have explored where...

Where I Come From: Whitley

Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. We have explored where...

Where I Come From: Part 4

Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. COVID-19 has brought new...

Where I Come From: Part 3

Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. We documented our process,...

Where I Come From: Part 2

Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. We documented our process,...

Where I Come From: Part 1

Welcome to Where I Come From. We are a group of young women going on a journey about our lives in Columbus County, North Carolina. We documented our process,...

It’s Time to Take A Stand

This poem is called it’s time to take a stand. And I want people to realize it’s to really think about it and get it deep in your thoughts...

What Divided Us Brought Us Together

Julia Narvaez didn’t feel tied to her hometown, Wilmington, North Carolina. Instead, she felt disdain for the social and economic inequities in her community. But when Hurricane Florence hit,...