Celebrating Safely

July 8, 2014
Hosted by The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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Episode Description

High school and college are times full of new experiences and discoveries and there are ways to have fun yet stay safe. Hosts Youngjoo Ahn and Clare Durant interview award winning author, director, and producer, Yasmin Shiraz, to find out ways that young people can avoid danger while enjoying themselves. Yasmin writes and produces content that deals with serious issues in an entertaining way because ultimately, it may save a few lives. In her new book Accused, Yasmin focuses on the prevalence of date rape and sexual assaults on campus offering numerous ways to be alert and protect yourself as well as the important steps to immediately take if you suspect you’ve been drugged or assaulted. In her new segment, The Big Picture, Clare explains the new bill passed in California’s legislature that gives colleges legal grounds to address and handle reports of sexual assaults through an “affirmed consent” clause. Nicole Eubanks opens our eyes in Health Beat with alternative ways to drinking, driving, drugging, and participating in other risky behavior. The take away is that it is possible to celebrate safely. Be aware!

Express Yourself!

Express Yourself!

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.

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The Express Yourself! STAR On-Air Teen Team

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.

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