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YMG trains student journalists for social media’s new wild frontier — TikTok

@youthcastmedia (Part 2) Elijah, 16, has dealt with #mentalhealth issues since he was 2. He and his mom sat down with us to talk about what it’s like being him, and how important it is to #DecriminalizeMentalIllness. #YouthcastMediaGroup #MentalIllnessIsNotACrime #988hotline #suicideprevention #crisisintervention #MentalHealthMatters #Philadelphia #MothersAndSons ♬ Forever - Labrinth By Brie Zeltner It wasn’t long...

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YMG-sponsored interns Sincere Rodriguez and Caroline Figueroa shine at Philadelphia Tribune

Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School student Caroline Figueroa at The Philadelphia Tribune, where she is an intern sponsored by Youthcast Media Group.   By Aileen Delgado Youthcast Media Group launched a partnership this year with Cristo Rey Philadelphia High School, a college preparatory school that offers a work-study program for all of its students. Students...

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COVID-19 pandemic leaves ‘transportation deserts’ even more barren

This Urban Health Media Project story was reported by Richard Wright Public Charter School students Grace Reed and Kamaia Bexley, UHMP intern Pam Rentz of Florida A & M University and Georgetown University’s Master’s in Global Health program students Mary Kate Fogarty, Andrew Lizon and Maria Cordero. Principal writing by Richard Willing, UHMP. The members...