Welcome to Capital Region Youth Voices from WMHT

WMHT, PBS and the Adobe Foundation have launched Capital Region Youth Voices, a youth media project designed to encourage middle and high school students to use digital media tools to create compelling stories about issues and concerns of importance.

Click here to view Youth Voices Interviews.

As this project gets underway, WMHT encourages the community to experience the creative multimedia works of students from the Sanctuary for Independent Media(a project of the New York Media Alliance) and Tech Valley High School. For the latest updates, visit the project blog.

 


Learn More About the Adobe Youth Voices Project

    Visit POV Online Visit PBS Online at PBS.org

 

Resources for Creating Media in Your Classroom

WMHT 'TvFILM' Producer Brandon Bethmann Works With Tech Valley High School StudentsLearn how to help your students create with purpose with the Adobe Youth Voices Essentials curriculum.

Experience what it's like to go through the video production process with this resource from Vital NY/Teacher's Domain, then develop an engaging video-production experience for your students. New to Vital NY or Teacher's Domain? Tutorials are available here.

In these ten short films created by students as part of the Capital Region Youth Voices Project at the Sanctuary for Independent Media, young filmmakers tackle important questions, from how much young people know about current issues to life's purpose. In addition, many of the films shine a light on contemporary problems, including gun violence, homophobia and the impact of divorce on kids.