Youth News

KFAI hosted six teenagers for the eighth year of the Youth News Initiative, June 18 – August 10, 2012.
Thanks to our students and their mentors for a fabulous year. Stay tuned for more information about our Youth News Initiaitve for 2013!
Questions? Call KFAI’s News Director, Dale Connelly, at (612)341-3144 ext. 16, or send an e-mail to daleconnelly@kfai.org
To hear stories from previous Youth News Initiative participants, click here.
KFAI is the major sponsor of the Youth News Initiative. If you want to donate to the Youth News Initiative, please contact KFAI’s Executive Director at (612)341-3144 ext. 23.

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2007 Youth News Intern Zahra Farah is already a veteran journalist. She interned at the Somali magazine, Haboon, where she had the opportunity to interview and write.

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MyChoice Daniel returned for a second summer as part of KFAI’s Youth News program. In 2006, she interviewed foster children, and what affect it had on their lives.

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Nia Gilbert was a 2007 Youth News Intern. She took on a personal story for her youth news project.

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Nissan Brown is an African-American student, entering her junior year at Edina High School in the fall.

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Nahjea Lee is entering the 9th grade at Brooklyn Junior High School in the fall.

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Pomi Tefera reported on growing up bi-culturally as an Ethiopian-American as part of KFAI’s Youth News program in 2006.

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Mirael Goss lives and goes to school in Minneapolis. She is entering the 10th grade at Washburn High School and was a 2007 Youth News Intern.

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Rhaven Gant is an African-American 10th grader at Fridley High School. With her two parents still together, she wondered why so many of her friends’ parents were not married or separated.

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