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: 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

411 Teen: The S-Word

Jul 20, 2015

In her new memoir, "The S-Word," author Paolina Milana chronicles the struggles and obstacles she faced while growing up with a mother who suffered from schizophrenia. She discusses the complications within a teen/parent relationship where there is mental illness and/or abuse involved.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 19, 2015 

411 Teen: A Different Kind Of Same

Jul 10, 2015

Two weeks before his college graduation, Kelley Clink's younger brother hanged himself. In her memoir, "A Different Kind Of Same," Kelley traces a journey through guilt, grief and pain, and the role her own depression played. Ultimately, her path leads toward acceptance, forgiveness, resilience and love.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 12, 2015

411 Teen: Environmental Issues

Jul 6, 2015

New warnings from scientists say that the effect of climate change could be drastic if nations do not act quickly. There is a growing effort across the US aimed at getting people to reduce their use of plastic bags and water bottles. The vaccination debate is on the forefront with the increase of measles. Students from Florida High School at FSU explore these and other related issues.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: July 5, 2015 

411 Teen: The Florida Coalition For Children

Jun 22, 2015

The Florida Coalition For Children (FCC) advocates on behalf of Florida's abused, abandoned, neglected and at-risk children. FCC supports the agencies and individuals who work with this population, and provides services and programs to them. 411 Teen talks with Kurt Kelly, CEO and President and Allison North Jones, Communications Director of the FCC.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 21, 2015

411 Teen: Parachute - Jobs and Careers

Jun 15, 2015

Carol Christen's What Color Is Your Parachute prepares millennials for the workforce and college, encouraging them to position themselves for a career. This book is also for parents and counselors preparing a carerer blueprint for getting the most out of high school and college in order to achieve  their goals and land on two feet in this tough economy.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 14, 2015

411 Teen: SADD

Jun 8, 2015

Students Against Destructive Decisions (SADD) encourages middle school, high school and college students to live safe, healthy lifestyles. SADD educates students, parents and the community about the prevention of destructive behaviors that are harmful to young people.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: June 7, 2015 

411 Teen: Genetic Engineering

Jun 1, 2015

Students from Florida High School at FSU discuss the human genome; what is acceptable, and what are the ramifications. They explore eugenics and the position of playing God.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 31, 2015 

411 Teen: Filmmaking

May 27, 2015

Filmmakers based in Tallahassee had their film selected from over 1000 submissions from all over the world at Seattle's National Film Festival for Talented Youth.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 24, 2015

411 Teen: Acing The ACT

May 18, 2015

Elizabeth King, author of Acing The ACT shares lessons on the techniques students need to know to be successful in taking the ACT.  Additionally, the value of standardized testing is explored.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 17, 2015

411 Teen: Healthy Kids Go Summer Camp

May 11, 2015

Trainers, parents and students discuss Healthy Kids Go Summer Camp, a fitness program for kids aged 11-14 at Gold's Gym. The program is tailored to each individual who attends.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 10, 2015

411 Teen: Music

May 4, 2015

SAIL High School students examine the role of music in their lives. They discuss music preferences and the impact music has made on them. The role of the Arts in academic curricula is discussed.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: May 3, 2015 

411 Teen: Crossroad Academy

Apr 27, 2015

Staff and students from Crossroad Academy Charter School  in Quincy, FL discuss the school and what is being done right to make it a successful learning environment.

Host: Dr. Liz Holifield

Original airdate: February 26, 2015

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