Teens Today is an exciting new program where San Mateo County teens ages 16-19 will share their thoughts on the issues, challenges, and opportunities in today’s rapidly changing world. The program will be broadcast on cable television throughout San Mateo County, as well as streamed on the Internet, at www.pentv.tv
During each episode, host Stacie Chan, former Peninsula editor of patch.com and current Partner Operations Manager for Google News, will talk to teenagers about a wide range of topics that impact them, their friends, their families, and the community. The program will also feature discussions with educators and other community leaders who work with today’s teenagers, to get their thoughts and perspectives as well.
Peninsula Television would like to sincerely thank and acknowledge Yahoo for providing grant funding to produce Teens Today to bring this important and timely content to the community.
Teens Today - Show 05
Critics in the media and Generations X and Y have lamented the lack of civic engagement amongst millennials and the youth today. Yet in this age of information, teens seem more educated than ever before. They're also incredibly vocal about their opinions, and broadcasting them across numerous platforms is second nature. In this week's episode of Teens Today, we talk to high schoolers about their social activism, political engagement, and what gets them fired up about today's society.