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Youth Takeover

Hear student-produced stories on many of KQED’s most popular programs like Perspectives, The California Report, Forum, The Bay and more. Learn more about Youth Takeover and check out previous years’ stories. 

Youth Advisory Board

The KQED Youth Advisory Board is a group of Bay Area teens who support our youth media efforts while learning about different career paths in public media. Applications for the 2023-2024 Youth Advisory Board are open now! Application Deadline: October 2nd, 2023 11:59pm PST.

KQED Youth Media Challenge

Empower student voice and choices through media-making for publication on our national platform. Join a Youth Media Challenge to engage student voice. Challenges are open year-round to middle and high school students across the U.S.

Above the Noise

Above the Noise is an Emmy Award winning YouTube series for secondary students. Each episode cuts through the hype and dives deep into the research behind the issues affecting their daily lives—then encourages them to draw their own informed conclusions.

PBS Learning Media 

Bring the world to your classroom. KQED and PBS have curated free, standards-aligned videos, interactives, lesson plans and more for teachers like you.

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