The Fish Bowl

The third Thursday of the month at 8:40am

The Fish Bowl is a monthly interview program on KSJD that features the voices, thoughts, and opinions of youth in our communities on topics that matter to them. It is produced in partnership with the School Community Youth Collaborative in Cortez, Colorado.

Youth Perspectives On Racism

Feb 2, 2017
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In this episode of The Fish Bowl, KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Brittney Peacock, a senior at Mancos High School, about her recent public encounter with racism and how it has shaped the conversations she now has about race with her friends and family.

Courtesy of O'Ryah Shaffer

At a recent mental health forum for the Dolores School District, counselors and psychologists from the schools and around the community talked about how to tackle mental health issues, especially among young people. There was a long discussion afterwards about how best to approach such subjects.

Youth Perspectives On The 2016 Elections

Sep 15, 2016
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In this episode of The Fish Bowl, KSJD's Tom Yoder spoke to Kayleen Bowie and Kelley Matthews, seniors at Dolores High School, about the divisive climate of the current election campaigns, and their views on why young people need to stay engaged in politics.

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The Fish Bowl is a monthly interview program on KSJD that features the voices, thoughts, and opinions of youth in our communities. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with David Gonzalez-Overton, a recent graduate of Montezuma-Cortez High School, about this pivotal time in his life, what he is looking forward to, and what challenges lie ahead.

Local Students Tackle The Food Waste Problem

May 19, 2016
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Food waste is a growing problem across the country and Montezuma County is no exception. In this episode of the Fish Bowl, KSJD's monthly program that features the voices, thoughts, and opinions of youth in our communities, Tom Yoder talks with Clare Vass, a sophomore at Dolores High School, about how her and her fellow students with the High School Leadership program found a solution for dealing with food waste from local restaurants.

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