Coming Up on the Youth Channel: Games In Our Society

How are video games affecting our society? The youth channel reviews the impact:

This week on join the youth channel join as they cover trends, homelessness, Planned Parenthood and Puerto Rico.

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.


YC Power Hour ep  6 (YC Original) 

Monday, March 18th 

6:00pm - 7:00pm

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.

The Ujamaa Project: Lyssa Daniel (Youth Channel) 

Tuesday,  March  19th

6:00pm - 6:30pm

6:30pm - 7:00pm


Swahili word ujamaa means 'extended family', 'brotherhood' or 'socialism'; as a political concept, it asserts that a person becomes a person through the people or community.

How often do you hear about an organization that caters to the homeless woman? Well, that is exactly what Lysa Danielle and her organization Phlare Project set out to do every month. Hitting the streets to deliver care packages or as Lysa calls them Pride packages, equipped with sanitary pads, toothpaste, toothbrushes and other toiletries. Enjoy an in-depth conversation with Lysa Danielle and our Host Mena Elkoush on why she created the Phare Project, her goals, and vision for the future."

Reproduction Rights in The Trump Era (Edu. Partnership)

Wednesday, March 20th 

6:00 - 7:00 pm

With the president's threat to defund Planned Parenthood; his reinstatement of the Mexico City Policy and the appointment of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch this youth channel special addresses the future of reproductive rights in America. 

Guest: Elizabeth Hira

El Barrio Speaks: Puerto Rico

Thursday, March 21st

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

When you think of the island of Puerto Rico, what comes to mind? Warm sand, beautiful people, tasty food or exotic locations. The bright and exciting culture or maybe even the amazing beaches and the clear water, but this summer Hurricane Marie struck catapulting the island of Puerto Rico into a disaster. Devastating the people on the island and their families around the world. 


Night Cap Career Day ep 3 (News + Current Information)

Friday, March 22nd  

6:00 - 7:00 pm

Next in NIGHTCAP’S new six-part Career Day series is another filmmaker but she is representing for all the women directors out there. 23-year-old Brianna Abdullah started making movies in her teens and in a short span she has written and directed various short films including, “First Love”, “Clasp”, and “Wanna Fix A Flat?” Her newest, “Bittersweet,” explores the woes of online dating from the male perspective. In this film, actor Amari Smith plays Aaron who goes through some not so pretty hurdles in his quest for love. Tune in to see some scenes from the film and to get the goods from Brianna and Amari as they reveal some movie-in-the-making moments.