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PODCAST | Heal The Streets

In collaboration with Crosscurrents from KALW News, Mills College students in the Public Radio Reporting Program unearth the many facets of the Oakland community.

Technology seems to surround us these days…and younger folks are even more likely to be spending hours of their energy on Twitter, Youtube, Myspace, and Facebook. But what if teens could channel that energy into activism?

That’s what the Ella Baker Center in Oakland is trying to do through their Heal the Streets Fellowship where teens age 15 through 18 are learning to help reduce violence in Oakland.

Lupe Cazares has the story.