Category Archives: education

sports and music making the difference

This episode of Hear in the City takes us on a journey to the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains at Camp Afflerbaugh, one of the 19 juvenile probation camps in Los Angeles County. Affirmative Athletics director Rob Thelusma introduces … Continue reading

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for our mothers

In honor of Mothers’ Day, two stories of motherhood during difficult times. Our first audio postcard comes from students at The HeArt Project: a wonderfully talented group of teen moms who are finishing their high school degrees at a small … Continue reading

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bells for Japan and advocates for foster children

 On this week’s episode, we ring the big bell at the Nishi Honganji Buddhist Temple in Little Tokyo, Los Angeles at 2:46pm in recognition and solidarity with the people of Japan who were hit by the earthquake and Tsunami last … Continue reading

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Bullied?

         On this week’s show, we are thrilled to announce that Hear in the City has been selected to be part of a national one-hour radio series: Generation PRX’s Bullied Project. Student producers René Ayala and Oscar Rodriguez … Continue reading

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eastside arts and 30 years of HIV/AIDS: 6/21/2011

Today we on Hear in the City, we visit two historic arts institutions on the east side of the Los Angeles River, and we sit in on a special session of The Infection Monologues, a theatrical celebration of life and love … Continue reading

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the place show: 6/07/2011

        Hear in the City is back in the ether after a break. On this week’s show, we hear about two very different urban places that are well worth visiting. Listen to the audio archive here:  A … Continue reading

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4/19/2011: holding council

On this installment of Hear in the City, we experience the Native American tradition of council in a non-traditional setting: a high school classroom just east of the Greyhound station in one of L.A.’s oldest schoolhouses, Metropolitan High where student … Continue reading

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04/05/11: Ciclavia & Education in Crisis Series

Teacher Educational Program at UCLA

Continuing our Education in Crisis series, Hear in the City visits an innovative graduate program UCLA IMPACT: Urban Teacher Residency, to talk with Dr. Annamarie Francois.  She sees a new movement of teacher apprenticeship as one solution to the problem … Continue reading

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03/29/2011: Education in Crisis

LAUSD School Number 13

Hear in the  City visits the construction site of LAUSD School Number 13, to learn more about the New School Construction Program, was approved by voters in 2007.  We talk with a young engineer at the site about the new … Continue reading

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03/29/2011: Education in Crisis

National Conference on Bilingual Education 2011

For the next three weeks, Hear in the City will spend time with students, teachers, administrators, and parents to talk about how we are all dealing with a serious problem in public education in Los Angeles.  Today we head to … Continue reading

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