Coming Up on The Youth Channel: Celebrating Young Voices

MNN is proud to provide the resources and a platform for New York City’s young people to realize their potential and use their voices for social good. Every weeknight, we broadcast original content created by both our Youth Media Center participants and our talented partner organizations from around the country.

Coming up on The Youth Channel, learn about diabetes prevention on “NightCap,” student athletics in Canada on “State of Mind,” and a variety of issues pertaining to NYC’s young people in the latest collection of videos by our youth producers. At the end of the week, don’t miss the fictional work of art, “Divine Liquidation” by an All American High School Film Festival winner.

The Youth Channel airs programming every weeknight from 6-7pm on MNN 4 (FiOS 36, RCN 85, TWC 67 & 1998).

Check out the upcoming schedule below:

Monday, January 09, 2017 & Friday, January 13, 2017

NIGHTCAP

Did you know that 1 in 4 Americans are diagnosed with diabetes every year? In this episode of NightCap, hosts Beverly Danquah and Devon Arnold talk to Aisha Smith, founder of the diabetes awareness group Save our Sexy (S.O.S.). Then watch a special performance by former X-Factor contestant, Khaya.

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

BMCC’s State of Mind: The State of the Student Athlete

In the latest episode of “State of Mind,” presented by Borough of Manhattan Community College, host Krishna C. Nadella McMaster University alum Marshall Ferguson about the state of the student athlete across universities in Canada and the differences and similarities they face from their American counterparts.

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

YMC Field Class Fall '16 Compilation   

Enjoy a compilation of work created by our most recent graduating class of youth field producers. You’ll watch content that explores a variety of topics relevant to youth today including education, politics, sex, gender roles and art. The following videos will air:

“Teachers Should be Valued”

“The Talk”

“Bullying in the Age of Trump”

“Art for Healing”

“Blurred Gender Lines”

Thursday, January 12, 2017

Divine Liquidation - an All American High School Film Festival production

We’re proud to partner with AAHSFF to showcase award-winning short productions created by youth for youth. The short film “Divine Liquidation” is loosely based on the Bible's Book of Job and features a hard working, young, and loyal employee who is sent into a sudden and unwarranted downward spiral. The resulting experience causes him to question his loyalty to the company and his mysterious boss.