Region 6 - The goal of Youth Visions is to provide opportunities to youth for a digital media education and to promote youth voice and visions. Youth Visions empowers youth to identify, address and resolve social issues through the use and understanding of digital media arts.
Make your own movie. Learn to script, shoot, edit, crew and act in your own video. Discover your hidden talents and prepare for a career in the media business.
WDCR, is an Internet radio station that is completely produced, programmed, and operated by teens. WDCR has developed into a communication tool for teens to interact with peers and serve as outlets for self-expression to the business community within the Chicago area and beyond.
The Urban Teen/Urban Girl Magazine is a journalism program for teens interested in reporting and publishing news and current events for media placement. Teens coordinate efforts through hard work and fun to create youth inspired camera ready magazine publications using the latest computer and media technology.
Urban Dance / Word is a combination of two KL programs (Urban Dance Projex and Word). The goal of combining these programs is to create performance work that infuses the two art forms while maintaining their distinctive artistic qualities; this type of performance work is also known as choreopoetry.
The Urban Dance Projex is an innovative apprenticeship that engages teens in critically, physically, and emotionally exploring positive Hip-Hop history and culture through urban dance styles including: Locking, Footworking, Reggae, and Jazz/Hip-Hop.
Urban Dance Performance is an innovative apprenticeship that engages teens in critically, physically, and emotionally exploring positive Hip-Hop history and culture through specific urban dance styles. Taught by an internationally experienced choreographer, apprentices gain practical knowledge to becoming professional dancers and responsible adults.
The University of Hip Hop will train youth to develop their breakdance and footwork skills through instruction by industry experts in an experiential learning environment. As the culminating project, youth will coordinate and choreograph a dance performance for the community.
Region 6 - The True Star Magazine program is extremely popular with teens, the magazine itself has proved to be a powerful marketing tool. The True Star Photography program establishes in depth the technical as well as basic visual techniques for obtaining fine photo prints.
True Star Journalism program is the core of True Star Magazine. The journalism team creates the content for the magazine by coming up with story ideas that will interest their peers. True Star's editorial mission is to inform, entertain, educate and serve as the voice of urban teens in which they address everyday issues through life experience.
The True Star Journalism program is the core of True Star Magazine. The journalism team creates the content for True Star magazine by coming up with story ideas that will interest their peers. True Star's editorial mision is to inform, entertain, educate, and serve as the voice of urban youth in which they address everyday issues through life exp