Students from Maya Kosovers Media Academy at Richmond High School in Richmond, CA.
Students from Maya Kosovers Media Academy at Richmond High School in Richmond, CA.

Youth Takeover 2020: Richmond High School

Youth Takeover 2020: Richmond High School

This year’s Youth Takeover looks a little different from previous editions. While school closures and coverage of the pandemic altered our plans to share student work on our airwaves, we're showcasing stories produced by students in our participating classes here, all offering a snapshot of teen life in today's Bay Area. 

As shelter-in-place orders forced students inside, senior Edwin Garcia asked his classmates how they are coping with our new reality.

Junior Aileen Delgado shared this intimate conversation with her mom about her experience as a teen mom and life in a new country.

I feel like my daughter gave me strength to overcome those obstacles because everything that I was doing, it was for her.

Sophomore Jordan Espinoza is considering a career in graphic design, and doesn't think going to college is the only way to achieve his goal. He gathers a number of perspectives here about alternative paths to success after high school.

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