Coming up on the Youth Channel: Make your own MNN Youth Media Show

Do you want to develop original programming for MNN’s Youth Channel? Enroll in the Youth Media Center's Basic Field Production & Editing course. This course is designed for students to obtain a deeper understanding of the role of “community” + “social justice” in media production.

Upcoming class on Wednesday, February 6th at 2:30 pm 

Click here to register or to find other course dates 


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 12 (YC Original) 

Monday, January 28th 

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.


El Barrio Speaks - Puerto Rico (Youth Channel)

Tuesday, January 29th

6:00pm - 6:30pm

6:30pm - 7:00pm

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. 

The Ujamaa Project: Music Pioneers guest Ray Ramirez (Edu. Partnership)

Wednesday, January 30th 

6:00 - 6:30 pm

6:30 - 7:00 pm


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.

On today’s episode, we’re going to get musical. To start things off, we’re going to drop some knowledge about music. 

Healthy foods and lifestyles are the topics for episode 3, which were discussed by Iyeshima Harris. Our U Too segment asked what people do every day to stay healthy. Lastly, our Fact of the Day was about Huey P. Newton.


Peace In The East (Youth Channel) 

Thursday, January 31st  

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

6:30 pm - 7:00 pm

After the Peace walks, Interview with Michael Parker Dean of Youth Action Youth Build & His Students. This video was produced by the Spring 2016 Basic Studio participants at MNN's Youth Media Center.


Night Cap ep 5 (News + Current Information)

Friday, February 1st  

6:00 - 7:00 pm

Adjusting to college is no stroll around campus. College freshmen have to contend with the demands of new and difficult coursework; balancing work and play, and making new friends so guest Kendra Triblet offers some ways to get acclimated to college. Kendra is an intern site director at Let’s Get Ready, a non-profit program that helps college freshmen get through their first year. The show wraps up with a charismatic performance from young rapper Rocket.