411 Teen on 88.9 WFSU-FM

Sundays, 2 pm ET - 3 pm ET
  • Hosted by Dr. Liz Holifield

Join host Dr. Liz Holifield for "411 Teen," a locally produced program, created with teen input for a teenage audience. Guests provide insights into topics that concern adolescents. Over the last twenty years, programs have enlightened young people on countless subjects such as college admission, eating disorders, sexually transmitted disease, career planning, civic associations focusing on young people, and politics, to name but a few.

411 Teen airs Sundays at 2:00 pm ET On 88.9 WFSU-FM.

411 Teen: Voting Rights

Jan 18, 2016

Students from Florida State University Developmental Research School explore voting rights issues: the move to lower voting age to 16; disenfranchised felonious offenders, and more.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 17, 2016 

411 Teen: Immigration

Jan 11, 2016

Students from SAIL High School discuss issues surrounding the current immigration policy.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 10, 2016 

411 Teen: Coping With Emotions

Jan 4, 2016

Adolescence can be a particularly difficult time. Crossroad Academy students talk about emotions and feelings, and focus on effective methods of dealing with them.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: January 3, 2016 

411 Teen: Fast Food

Dec 21, 2015

Fast food has become a common denominator from city to suburb to the wide open countryside. Students from Florida High School at FSU examine fast food consumption and what we put into our bodies.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: December 20, 2015 

411 Teen: Police Violence

Dec 14, 2015

Students from SAIL High School examine how deeply violence is rooted in American culture, and discuss police violence.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: December 13, 2015 

411 Teen: Flu 101

Dec 7, 2015

An interview with medical professionals examining the flu and how to handle it.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: December 6, 2015 

411 Teen: The Role Of 'Play'

Nov 30, 2015

Ann Gadzikowski, author and early childhood educator, talks about her new book, Creating A Beautiful Mess, concerning the essentials of 'play' experiences in the development of children.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 29, 2015

411 Teen: Rickards IB - Mu Alpha Theta

Nov 23, 2015

Students in the IB program at Rickards High School discuss the recent Mu Alpha Theta mathematics honor society invitation, which they hosted.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 22, 2015

411 Teen: Religion

Nov 16, 2015

Religion plays a significant role in shaping American society in both political and civic life. Students from Florida High explore the role of religion in American life.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 15, 2015 

411 Teen: National Adoption Month

Nov 9, 2015

November is National Adoption Month. Staff from Big Bend Community Based Care,  and Children's Home Society promote awareness of the need for adoptive families and discuss the challenges and rewards facing adoptive parents.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 8, 2015

Abbey Curran is the first contestant with a major disability to compete in the Miss USA Pageant and win a major state beauty title: Miss Iowa. She talks about the challenges she faces living with cerebral palsy.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: November 1, 2015 

411 Teen: Growing Up Black and Male

Oct 26, 2015

Young black men from Crossroad Academy discuss their take on the plight of growing up black and male in America.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 25, 2015 

411 Teen: College Legacy Practice

Oct 19, 2015

Rickards High School IB students examine the college legacy practice that grants preference to certain applicants on the basis of familial reationship to alumni of the institution.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 18, 2015 

411 Teen: The Confederate Flag

Oct 12, 2015

SAIL High School students explore issues and positions concerning the confederate flag.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 11, 2015 

411 Teen: Body Image

Oct 5, 2015

Students from Florida High at FSU discuss body image and the role it plays in their lives. Participants also explore non-verbal communication and first impressions.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: October 4, 2015 

411 Teen: "FLAWD"

Sep 28, 2015

Author Emily Ann Rigal talks about her recent book, "FLAWD: How To Stop Hating Yourself, Others, And The Thing That Makes You Who You Are." She helps teens change their perspectives and see their flaws in a new light.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: September 27, 2015

411 Teen: The Run For Lawson

Sep 21, 2015

The Lawson Mayfield Memorial Foundation will host the fourth annual Run For Lawson  to benefit the National Meningitis Association. Cathy Mayfield joins this edition of 411 Teen to talk about Lawson, the Foundation, the run, and bacterial meningitis.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: September 20, 2015

411 Teen: FAAST

Sep 14, 2015

The Florida Alliance for Assistive Services & Technology (FAAST) is a non-profit organization that provides Floridians with access to assistive technology. Staff from FAAST talk about their programs and the process to access various resources.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: September 13, 2015 

411 Teen: Yoga

Sep 8, 2015

Rebecca Risman, author of Yoga For Mind And Body discusses her book and explores how the introduction of  yoga to teenagers can have a positive impact on teens' minds and self-confidence.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: September 6, 2015

Richard Greenberg, author of Raising Children That Other People Like To Be Around, provides five common-sense musts for successful parenting from a father's point of view.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 30, 2015 

411 Teen: Teen Guide To Careers / Jobs

Aug 24, 2015

A Teen's Guide To Career Success: How To Get And Keep A Job is a goldmine of tips, tactics and strategies for first-time job seekers. It is a comprehensive, street-savvy manual that explains how the real world works, and what a teenager needs to do to be successful. Editor and Publisher Cathy Feldman joins 411 Teen.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 23, 2015 

411 Teen: Dare To Dream

Aug 21, 2015

Dare To Dream Young Girls' Network, Inc. is a nonprofit organization located in Tallahassee, FL, for girls between the ages of 7 and 17. It has enriched the lives of more than 600 through various activities, workshops, mentoring and tutoring programs. CEO Kimolyn Ferrell talks with 411 Teen about the program.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 2, 2015

411 Teen: Oasis Center

Aug 17, 2015

The Oasis Center for Women And Girls is a grassroots organization with a vision to provide a place where anyone with womens' issues can access all the resources they need. The Center organized Girls Of Change with the intent of exposing them to social justice. Their project for this year was promoting Gay/Straight Alliances in Leon County Schools. 411 Teen talks with members of the Oasis Center.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 16, 2015

411 Teen: Sail Intensives

Aug 10, 2015

SAIL High School for arts and innovative learning is one of Leon County's alternative magnet schools, known for its high graduation rate and low dropout rates. An unique spring tradition is a workshop class known as Intensives, which may take place locally and/or out of state, or even out of country. Students review the SAIL program.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: August 9, 2015 

411 Teen: Boys' Town

Jul 27, 2015

Boys' Town North Florida has been serving children and families since 1983. Children referred to Boys' Town typically are experiencing a current crisis, or have been abused, abandoned or neglected, and have endured chronic family problems. 411 Teen talks with the five program directors of  Boys' Town North Florida.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 26, 2015

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