teenagers http://aspenpublicradio.org en Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 4 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-true-media-foundation-part-4 <p>Chris Tribble, founder and director of Carbondale's True Media Foundation, discusses the future of media and how his foundation is working to educate students in new technology while encouraging the art of good storytelling though video media. In April, students in the after-school program,&nbsp;<em>BeHeard!</em>, are going to film and broadcast a live panel discussing the effects of legal marijuana and its impact on teenagers. This production is in collaboration with Youth Zone. Dana Marlatt, board secretary and administrator of True Media, and Patricia Petit-Blair, a student filmmaker with&nbsp;<em>BeHeard!</em>, also share details about the live broadcast.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.truemediafoundation.org/">Learn more about the True Media Foundation</a>.&nbsp;</p><p> Mon, 24 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 15870 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 4 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 3 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-true-media-foundation-part-3 <p></p><p>Terra Martellaro is a former student of True Media Foundation's after-school program,&nbsp;<em>BeHeard!</em>. She recently graduated from the University of British Columbia with a focus on filmmaking. She shares her favorite memories and projects from the <em>BeHeard!</em> program, and how the skills taught in the program have helped her in the professional world of film media. Her journey of filmmaking has taken her from the Aspen Institute's late Environment Forum to the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics. True Media&nbsp;Foundation founder and director, Chris Tribble, also joins.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.truemediafoundation.org/">Learn more about the True Media Foundation and the&nbsp;<em>BeHeard!</em> program.&nbsp;</a></p><p> Mon, 17 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 15417 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 3 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 2 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-true-media-foundation-part-2 <p></p><p>The True Media Foundation's mission is to teach teenagers how to make video media with positive social messaging. High school students from Basalt to Silt can sign-up for the Foundation's &nbsp;after-school program,&nbsp;<em>BeHeard!</em> where they learn how to work with cameras and audio equipment. Students also learn how to plan, write and organize their own documentary films, focused on topics of interest in the Roaring Fork Valley. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 15:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 15200 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: True Media Foundation, Part 2 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Youth Center, Part 4 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-aspen-youth-center-part-4 <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-49e6943c-c55b-7536-d8a0-107eeb4a76cd"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Kathy Klug, Adam Frisch, Lori Pevny, Robin Smith, Matt Hamilton and Oliver Sharpe…names you’ve likely heard in the Roaring Fork Valley. These six local “celebrities” will face off in the Aspen Youth Center's </span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; font-style: italic; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Spell What?!</span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> spelling contest on February </span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">6</span><span style="font-size: 10px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: super; white-space: pre-wrap;">th</span><span style="font-size: 10px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: super; white-space: pre-wrap;"> </span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">at the Hotel Jerome in Aspen. </span></span></p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;">&nbsp;</p><p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Keith Berglund, Executive Director of the &nbsp;</span></span></p><p><span style="background-color: transparent; font-family: Cambria; font-size: 16px; white-space: pre-wrap; line-height: 1.5;">Aspen Youth Center, and Oliver Sharpe,&nbsp;</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">reining </span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; font-style: italic; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Spell What?!</span><span style="background-color: transparent; font-size: 16px; font-family: Cambria; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> champion and 2014 competitor discuss the event. Learn more about <em>Spell What?! </em><a href="https://aspenyc.ejoinme.org/?tabid=501506">HERE</a><em>. </em> </span></p><p> Mon, 27 Jan 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 13308 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Youth Center, Part 4 Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Youth Center, Part 3 http://aspenpublicradio.org/post/non-profit-spotlight-aspen-youth-center-part-3 <p>Jace Conflenti, an Aspen local and recent graduate of Aspen High School, spent time at the Aspen Youth Center while in middle and high school. He is now in his first year at the University of Colorado and works as a staff member during his summer and winter breaks from school. Conflenti shares stories of his time at AYC, both as a kid and now, as a staff member. &nbsp;Executive Director Keith Berglund&nbsp;also joins in this episode of <em>Non-Profit in the Spotlight</em>. To learn more about the Aspen Youth Center, visit their <a href="http://www.aspenyouthcenter.org">website</a>.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p> Mon, 20 Jan 2014 16:00:00 +0000 Cornelia Carpenter 13030 at http://aspenpublicradio.org Non-Profit in the Spotlight: Aspen Youth Center, Part 3