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From Page to Stage to Screen and Beyond

by Amy Terpstra; Suniya Farooqui

Nov 7, 2012
A group of Chicago youth media organizations have embarked on an evaluation process with adult program alumni to assess the degree to which hands-on media production and dissemination contributes to developing productive, independent, and engaged citizens. This report sets the stage for the evaluation, which began in late 2012 and will ran through 2013, highlighting the work of youth media organizations in Chicago and exploring six dimensions, or outcome areas, that youth media organizations work within: journalism skills, news/media literacy, civic engagement, career development, youth development, and youth expression.

Read the final evaluation published in 2014, "Life After Youth Media: Insights About Program Influence into Adulthood." (