“We think it’s cool to care, and so do the people at Strong Women, Strong Girls.,” say Aaliyah P., Eleina F., and Lexi D. in their PSA for Strong Women, Strong Girls. Fifth graders at Propel Montour Charter School in Pittsburgh, PA, their PSA was part of a six-week Creative Arts program at Propel Montour that focused on radio broadcasting. Students identified issues in their community that concerned them, then researched organizations working on solutions. They got radio broadcasting experience by writing and recording a PSA about their organization. Students recorded PSAs for organizations from Three Rivers Youth to Bike Pittsburgh to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh. The project was called “It’s Cool to Care.”
The Saturday Light Brigade radio program, which uses radio to amplify the voices of children, youth, and families, will be broadcasting the PSAs.
Listen to Aaliyah, Elaina, and Lexi’s SWSG PSA and all the great PSAs!