Peer Abuse, Pressure, and Bullying
September 18, 2012
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team
Youngjoo Ahn and Rachel Glass co-host the fourth episode in our Tough Talk Series in collaboration with Youth Voice in San Diego. Braving Gravity Reporter from Indiana, Today’s subject is peer abuse, peer pressure, and teen bullying with 17 year old guest, Joseline Suarez, a peer educator for Gang Reduction, Intervention & Prevention. Joseline was one of three young ladies honored in San Diego county as a positive role model. Clare Durant, reports on peer pressure and her first days of college in Indiana. When peers abuse their peers, the damage is long lasting and deeply impactful. With the many layers of Peer Abuse via technology, emotionally, verbally, physically, and sexually, the FEAR in a youth's "reality" can affect their relationships on many levels, including their peers, families, neighbors, teachers, coaches, and inhibit their capacity to heal.
Tuesday at 12 Noon Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Kids Channel
Express Yourself! is an entertaining adolescent fusion program where passion, productivity, and possibility populate the airwaves. Produced by Starstyle Productions, LLC as an international outreach program of Be the Star You Are! charity, the radio program, Express Yourself! is a show for, by, and about teens. Hosted by teens and teenage field reporters from around the country, Express Yourself! is THE destination for teens to be heard. Within the walls of the young adult community, listeners are uplifted and encouraged to be the stars of your own life. Through collaboration and conversation, a global campus of young people express their views. Topics include anything that kids talk about-books, music, making a difference, technology, school, art, humor, writing, tough talks, health, sports, films, family, friends, foes, fashion, and fun. Come play in STAR country and Express Yourself!, Tuesdays at Noon Pacific on VoiceAmerica Kids.
The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team
Broadcasting since 2011, twenty-seven young people from around the United States have regularly shared their passions and interests as hosts and reporters on Express Yourself! These teens are not afraid of the tough topics and thrill at the opportunity of interviewing a variety of guests including authors, actors, Olympians, scientists, musicians, poets, and experts of varied disciplines. As volunteers with Be the Star You Are! 501 c3 charity (http://www.BTSYA.org) the Express Yourself! teens are accomplished youth striving to make a difference on our planet and are dedicated to sharing ideas while having fun and giving a voice to the voiceless. Meet our STARS at http://www.ExpressYourselfTeenRadio.com.