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The Legacy of HarlemLIVE

Youth Empowerment Through Journalism and Experiential Learning
The sections outlined below augment the book with additional content, including photos, videos, and discussion questions, with more to be added over time. Chapters and posts marked with an icon are rich with practical insights specific to the operations of HarlemLIVE or reflective of my experiences in the classroom. The most recent edition of the book is consistently updated and best accessed on Amazon, You can also find it on Apple, or Barnes & Noble. Book stores can order from IngramSpark. Exclusive images and video content is included with the ePub versions.

Prologue and Introduction

  • Prologue: The Voices of Transformation: HarlemLIVE’s Legacy
    This page summarizes ‘The Legacy of HarlemLIVE’s’ prologue, offering discussion points, a video, and quotes about the youth journalism program’s impact.
  • About this Book: Introduction
    Reflects the book’s essence, providing an overview of its structure and key themes.

Section A: THE ACCIDENTAL EDUCATOR

    •  Ch 3: Teaching Beyond the Walls
      Explore innovative educational strategies in this comprehensive blog post on experiential learning, blending traditional and digital methods for enhanced classroom engagement.

Section B: THE STORY OF HARLEMLIVE

  • Ch 8: Building Blocks and Empowerment: A Guide to HarlemLIVE’s Operations
    Within this page, you’ll find a wealth of valuable RESOURCES and detailed insights into the operational framework we had developed at HarlemLIVE.
  • Epilogue
    Advocates for enhancing high school journalism education, creating community newsletters, embracing service learning during gap years, and adapting to new technologies in journalism.

Section C: TENETS OF A SUCCESSFUL YOUTH PROGRAM

  • Ch 18: Creating Youth Journalists
    Discusses the essentials for starting a youth journalism program, including simple tools, press badge importance, conducting interviews, and combining real-world exposure with foundational skills

Section E:

  • Resources
    A curated compilation of resources on youth media, journalism support networks, empowerment initiatives, educational materials, and journalism’s societal impact.