As spring break comes to a close, it’s almost time for NYC’s youth to head back to school. If your kids need some post-homework entertainment, turn on MNN’s Youth Channel for programming that’s made by youth for youth.
Next week, watch “YC Power Hour” for a youth take on the latest news, “Food for Thought” and “Earth Day Compilation” for a lesson in sustainability, “We’re Okay,” for a fantasy drama and “NIGHTCAP” for tips about finding a job.
The Youth Channel airs programming every weeknight from 6-7pm on MNN4 (FiOS 36, RCN 85, Spectrum 67 & 1998) and MNNHD (Spectrum 1993). To learn about MNN’s Youth Media Center and the work they produce, click here.
Monday, April 9
YC Power Hour
The YC Power Hour is a weekly potpourri youth creative youth-driven program. It covers news, entertainment, and current trends within NYC and the world while keeping a light-hearted down to earth tone.
Tuesday, April 10
Food for Thought
What happens when your community doesn't have the proper nutritional resources? Host Jessica Cruz discusses the disparity in underserved communities to have access to organic foods. Tune in as Jessica discusses this issue on Food For Thought.
Wednesday, April 11
Earth Day Compilation
In celebration of April being Environmental Awareness Month, watch the Youth Channel’s compilation of media about environmental justice and awareness.
Thursday, April 12
A fantasy drama about teen depression and sexuality. Delilah has decided to kill herself on her 18th birthday, but her friend Lena surprises her with a birthday party. We see how Delilah is truly feeling in her stop-motion animated circus world mind.
Closing out NIGHTCAP’s Career Day Series is Dr. Rahsaan Harris, President and CEO of the Emma L. Bowen Foundation, which helps pipeline youth of color into careers in media and technology by getting them college internships at major media companies such as HBO, CBS, and NBC. If you are hoping your internship leads to a job opportunity, don’t miss this show because Dr. Harris has some sage advice on how to make that happen.