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Sadeen Al Ziyad


  • caption: A photo collage containing a mural painted by Y-WE participants in the summer of 2020 (left), a portrait of Aya Zouhri smiling among sunflowers in Auburn, Washington on August 12, 2022 (top right), and a portrait of Fatema Metawally in the Quad at the University of Washington in April 2023.

    Y-WE is a youth space for joy, support, and combatting injustice

    Young Women Empowered, also known as Y-WE, is a youth development organization that’s been around for about 10 years. Their mission is to cultivate the power of diverse young people to be leaders and changemakers. RadioActive’s Sadeen Al Ziyad has more about how Y-WE uplifts youth, especially youth of color, through programs that offer skill-building, joy, and a sense of belonging.

  • caption: The 2023 spring RadioActive Advanced Producers and staff. Top row from left: Leila M'Baye, Idrissa Gaye, Hayden Andersen, Dash Pinck, and Colin Yuen. Middle row: Nina Tran, Anjali Einstein, Eva Solorio, Sadeen Al Ziyad, Ada Walther, Gideon Hall, and Terina Papatu. Front row: Antonio Nevarez, Jennifer Wing, and Dayana Capulong. Not pictured: Lily Turner and Kelsey Kupferer.

    Meet the 2023 RadioActive advanced youth producers

    KUOW's RadioActive Youth Media is proud to offer our Advanced Producers Workshop to eleven graduates of our Intro to Radio Journalism Workshop. This spring, the youth producers spent five months with KUOW gaining advanced journalism and audio production skills.

  • caption: The Jackson Park Youth Coalition playground committee.

    These Seattle teens organized to change 'inhumane' living conditions at their housing complex

    Some residents of Jackson Park Village, a low-income housing community near Shoreline, say that it has 'inhumane' living conditions for the people — mostly families of color — who live there. Recently, young residents came together to organize for better living conditions by starting the Jackson Park Youth Coalition. RadioActive’s Sadeen Al Ziyad talked to her friend and neighbor Yerusalam Kamara who helped found the Coalition.