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Hear what the next generation has to say about our world

The KQED Youth Media Challenge invites middle and high school students to explore how they see themselves, their world, and their future by creating original audio, video and images and publishing them on the Challenge Showcase. 

Explore featured youth media below, or click to find out how to do the Challenge with your students!

About the Challenge

Over 2,000 submissions on issues including:

Schools/Organizations publishing submissions:


    Choose from 3 standards-aligned projects great for ELA, science, social studies and more. Complete with free step-by-step curriculum and supports.

    Let's Go


    Finished your project? Congrats!
    Next step: Get a code from your teacher, then submit your work to the Showcase and share it with a wide audience.

    Let's Go

    Youth Media Showcase

    Resources and Support for Educators

    Boost your media production skills and get support to teach media making and media literacy with free online courses and workshops.

    KQED Teach