Sending Messages: The Podcast
True stories, poetry, interview and radio plays written, performed and produced by youth in a secure care facility in Salt Lake City, Utah.

The boys at Decker Lake want to wish you a happy Halloween! Today on the podcast, Family First, Too Tall, Chinese, Kid Retro, and Lil' Jockey bring you spooky songs and stories to celebrate Halloween 2015. Hosted by Crome. Thanks for listening! 

Direct download: Halloween_2015_Final.mp3
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Two series of interviews with incarcerated youth. One focused on the school to prison pipeline and the effects of school push out. The other looking at the psychological and physical effects of shackling youth offenders for their court hearings. Thanks for listening.

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At times in our lives, we all wear masks. Sometimes to try and hide from reality. Sometimes to pretend to be something we are not. This week, we hear about those masks from V, Scooby, The Warrior, Verse, Trey and more. Thanks for listening.

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Today, we explore the idea of family, the bonds we are born into and create, the people to whom we are attached and often have no choice but to be attached to. Hear stories from Guero, Shaggy, Jude, Rico, Tunes, and Forgiven on this episode. Hosted by mentor Gabriella Huggins. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: FAMILY_August_2015.mp3
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They are the things that shape us. That frame our perspective of the world. Our memories. This episode, join Pallance as he takes you through several pieces, some funny, some sad. Poetry, interviews and narrative by Sotia, Shadow, The Architect, Eagle, Verse, Tunes and more. Thanks for listening!

Direct download: memories.m4a
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This episode, the guys want to talk about the love we give and the love that is given to us. It's the Valentines Day episode! Join Lil' Skimpy, Oxygen, Pallance, Tunes, Ghost and more. Hosted by Diefy. Thanks for listening!

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In our lives, often we need to ask for forgiveness, and we need to give it to others. Everyone has been on both sides of that act. This episode, we take a look at those stories. Pieces by Trial By Tears, Alias, Chance, Vanished, Snow, Sotia, Low Key, V, and Oxygen. Music by Risky & The Hatter as well as a song by Lil' Skimpy. Hosted by Defy. Thanks for listening.  

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Happy Holidays! This episode we bring you stories from Defy, Tortuga, Ghost, Cam, Blackford and more. New Years resolutions, poetry and Christmas memories. Thanks for listening! See you next year.

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