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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.

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  • Indaba Theatre presents it’s grand opening. Donna Cotterell , founder and director, and associates of the Indaba community discuss their opening and new mentor program.
  • SAIL High School students discuss LGBTQ issues: attitudes, conversions therapy, perceptions, etc.
  • IB students from James S. Rickards High School examine and discuss prevailing local, state and national political issues and events, sharing their perspectives and theories.
  • Three in every ten Americans will be involved in an alcohol-related crash at some times in their lives. Since 1980, ( the year MADD-Mothers Against Drunk Driving was founded) alcohol-related traffic fatalities have decreased by about 44%, from about 30,00 to fewer than 17,000. Members of the MADD community join 411 TEEN.
  • Co-author, Julie King, of How To Talk When Kids Won’t Listen, joins 411 TEEN to discuss parents communicating with their children. She shares essential tools needed to survive life with kids, from toddlers to early teens. Each chapter includes activities so parents can practice their skills.
  • Emily Galvin-Almanza, co-Founder and Executive Director of Partners For Justice ,a non-profit providing wrap-around services to people trapped in cycle of criminalization, poverty and incarceration by pairing non-legal Advocates with clients who are in need of help navigating a criminal legal system that is toxic by design.
  • Rickards High School IB students explore the local, state and national political climate.
  • This edition of 411 TEEN welcomes Thomasville High School, home of the Bulldogs, located at 315 S. Hansell St. Thomasville, Georgia. Thomasville High serves a diverse group of young folks. They join the 411 TEEN community participating on a regular basis a panelists. Students will explore and analyze sundry topics and happenings in our universe. This premiere edition discusses the Coronavirus Diaries; student reflect on how their lives have been upended and what they trying to learn from the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Julie M Stamm, Ph.D., neuroscientist and author of The Brain On Youth Sports, discusses the issue of repetitive trauma to the brain. Dr. Stamm focuses on the science behind injuries and the need for parents and the athletic and medical communities to address the issue.
  • Dr. Russell Lebovitz, brain disease research scientist, discusses LBD Lewy Body Dementia, a progressive, incurative and fatal condition that diminishes a person’s ability to think, remember, and move.
  • In nine US States, more than one in four households speak a language other than English. Kristen Walter, Director of US Programs at Worldreader, joins 411 TEEN to discuss bilingual education and access to books in families’ native language.
  • Members of the GIRLS ON THE RUN Program join 411 TEEN to discuss girl empowerment by teaching skills through lessons and running. Girls, 8 to 13, are inspired to healthy, joyful and confident using a experience-based curriculum which integrates running.