AZYEP Youth News

This month, The Family Resource Center of the Roaring Fork Schools interviews Terri Caine nad Kyle-Leigh Berry about the Summer Advantage program and why it's important for kids to stay engaged during the summer. 

Students Present Silver Linings of 2020

Apr 22, 2021

Middle students from St. Stephen Catholic School participated in a writing contest entitled "Silver Linings of 2020." Out of 30 essay submissions, three students were selected as finalists. Take a listen.

AZYEP Youth News Team Celebrates Earth Week

Apr 21, 2021

This month, the Andy Zanca Youth News Team speaks with Adam McCurdy from ACES and Bryan Hytower from the Aspen Valley Land Trust to celebrate Earth Week! They also share some tips on how you can live more sustainably. 

This month on Dimensions in Diversity, Jocelyn Careno, a senior at Aspen High School, spoke to us about the benefits and struggles of growing up as LGBTQ+ in Aspen. In a city that claims itself to be enlightened and welcoming, she has some notes. 

Fatima Flores and Jocelyn Carreno, students at Aspen High School, spoke up about microaggressions in their school by giving presentations to the faculty. In a bit of a role reversal, they provided their teachers with tactics and resources to better address these situations. 

This month on Healthy is the New Happy, Sarah Fedishen from the Aspen Hope Center discusses mental wellness during the pandemic, specifically what to look out for and how to support youth in our community. 

AZYEP Youth News Team Learns About Investing

Mar 16, 2021

This month, the Andy Zanca Youth News Team discusses why and how young people can start investing their money with two local experts, Katy Greene with True Wealth Advisors and Danielle Howard with Wealth by Design. 

AZYEP Student Builds an Electric Snowmobile

Mar 7, 2021

Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program student DJ, Connor Hoffman, is building an electric snowmobile for Aspen Skiing Company. Listen to hear how this project came to be and how a high school sophomore is pulling off this massive feat. You'll also hear from Auden Schendler, Vice President of Sustainability at Aspen Ski Co., about fighting the climate crisis with electrification. 

Dimensions in Diversity with Julian Parish

Mar 1, 2021

Steve Mills interviews Julian Parish, who works for Raytheon as a consultant in Denver, CO. Julian is also a trans man and discusses how he discovered his true self and provides advice for trans youth and their parents. 

This month on Healthy is the New Happy, the Family Resource Center of the Roaring Fork Schools spoke with Dr. Maria Roques from Mountain Family Health Centers and Carrie Godes from Garfield County Public Health about the COVID-19 vaccines, what options we have, and how to sign up for your shot. 

AZYEP Youth News Team Discusses Pet Health

Feb 16, 2021

On this month's Youth News Team Show, Blake, Indigo, and Adele interviewed local veterinarian Dr. Louise Marron from Alpine Animal Hospital about how to keep animals safe and healthy during the pandemic. 

RFHS Students Discuss Greatest Moral Issues in the U.S.

Feb 8, 2021

Through the Tomorrow's Voices Program at Roaring Fork High School, students wrote and recorded essays on what they believed was the greatest moral issue in our nation today. By discussing racism, education inequity, and environmental degradation, these seniors share their concerns and hopes for the future. 

Aspen High School PSA: Owen and Isis

Feb 3, 2021

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action.

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action.

Thank you to the Town of Carbonale Parks and Recreation Department for being a long-time sponsor of the Andy Zanca Youth Empowerment Program. The Carbondale Rec Center has supported youth radio for the past 15 years! 

Aspen High School PSA: Will and Montana

Feb 3, 2021

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

Aspen High School Biology students share PSAs to encourage our community to step up and take climate action. 

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