Building and Growing Relationships

October 8, 2013
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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Episode Description

The best gift you can give to another is a wonderful relationship with yourself! When you love yourself, you have the capacity to love others. The Express Yourself!™ teen team brings different perspectives on relationships with hosts Caie Kelley and Youngjoo Ahn as they talk with reporters and a track star. Caie talks about how every person has a different need for connection while Youngjoo emphasizes the importance of being yourself. #Hashtag reporter, Alex Lee denounces posting relationship status on social media and Book it reporter, Courntey Cheng discusses different types of relationships including romantic, familial, and friendship correlating each with a specific book. The featured guest is Jasiri Black, a scholarship awarded college track star from “the hood” of Richmond, California who offers hope and inspiration as she sets goals and develops connections through education. A great relationship with the world begins with yourself! Are you ready to love and be loved?

Express Yourself!

Sunday at 3 PM Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Empowerment 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!, Sundays at 3 PM Pacific on VoiceAmerica Empowerment.

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 ( 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

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