Coordinator, FSM News West
A decorated educator and artist whose willingness to commit to truth, transparency, and social justice has yielded transformative youth development programming within north, south, and west side communities of Chicago.
In partnership with PBS Student Reporting Labs, FSM News South producers, Britney Martin, Justin Patterson, and Marquica Shipp travel to Air Aerial Fitness to learn about how their innovative workout is potentially revolutionizing fitness.
In partnership with PBS Student Reporting Labs, FSM News South producers, Amoriana Ballard, Kinyada Craine, Perrione Reed, and Yasmeen Scott travel to Ci3 Game Changer Chicago Design Lab to explore creative and fun ways to raise awareness for sexual and reproductive health.
In partnership with PBS Student Reporting Labs, FSM News South producers, Anthony Killick, Jessica Powell, Jamaari Ramirez, and Devon Stephens travel to the Gary Comer Youth Center to explore Green Teens, an innovative program focusing on urban agriculture, food security and green career development for high school teens.
In partnership with PBS Student Reporting Labs, FSM News South Reporters, Patricia Joyner, Aaron Noel, Desireé Williams, and Jalen Young spoke with Speech Pathologist, Marylin Sandler about The Snoezelon Room, a multi-sensory environment for children with autism and other sensory needs. Mrs. Sandler led the initiative to create a Snoezelen Room at Stockton Elementary in Chicago.