youth programs http://wvxu.org en Anti-Gun Violence Week http://wvxu.org/post/anti-gun-violence-week <p></p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 11:30:05 +0000 Jay Hanselman 22159 at http://wvxu.org Anti-Gun Violence Week Celebrating 8 years of Elementz http://wvxu.org/post/celebrating-8-years-elementz <p>It’s hard to believe, but <a href="http://www.elementz.org/"><strong>Elementz</strong></a>, Cincinnati’s hip hop youth services organization, is celebrating its 8<sup>th</sup> anniversary this year. They moved into a new, larger space last year and continue to expand programs designed to keep our city’s young people safe, off the streets, and moving towards an educated, positive life. <strong>Brother Abdullah Powell</strong>, the creative director of <strong>Elementz</strong>, is in the studio with Mark Perzel to talk about the past eight years and what he sees for the organization in the coming years.</p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 05:30:20 +0000 Mark Perzel 13408 at http://wvxu.org Celebrating 8 years of Elementz Cincinnati planning to study city youth http://wvxu.org/post/cincinnati-planning-study-city-youth <p>A Cincinnati Councilwoman and members of a youth commission are launching what they call a groundbreaking study on the city's youth.<br><br>Yvettte Simpson said the study will focus on six areas: crime, poverty and homelessness, education, workforce development, health and developmental opportunities. &nbsp;<br><br>Simpson and several commission members announced the project during a City Hall press conference.<br> Tue, 09 Apr 2013 17:27:30 +0000 Jay Hanselman 11235 at http://wvxu.org Cincinnati planning to study city youth Using Squash as a teaching tool http://wvxu.org/post/using-squash-teaching-tool <p>Taking a new approach to positively impact the lives of some of Cincinnati’s at-risk youth, <strong>Neal Tew</strong> has opened the <a href="http://thet.us/"><strong>T Squash Center</strong></a> and implemented <strong>Queen City Squash</strong>, a scholastic squash league that will teach not just the sport, but sportsmanship, teamwork, responsibility and more. <strong>Neal Tew</strong> is in <strong>The Front Row with Betsy Ross</strong> to discuss his new eastside facility and their opening events on Saturday, March 16.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 05:30:10 +0000 Betsy Ross 10241 at http://wvxu.org Using Squash as a teaching tool Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center http://wvxu.org/post/baker-hunt-art-cultural-center <p>The<a href="http://bakerhunt.org/"><strong> Baker Hunt Art &amp; Cultural Center</strong></a> in Covington is host to a myriad of classes, performances, and special events, and with the holidays fast approaching, they have an exciting schedule coming up. Lee Hay welcomes in the center’s executive director, <strong>Ray Kingsbury</strong>, to talk about the center’s mission and what all is coming up in the next couple of months.</p><p></p><p> Fri, 09 Nov 2012 05:30:30 +0000 Lee Hay 5780 at http://wvxu.org Baker Hunt Art & Cultural Center