Hope Road Arts

Hope Road Youth Arts is committed to developing character in youth through training and performance in the arts. We provide opportunities for education, performance, design and creative expression. 

Meet our artistic consultant, Krista Franklin.


This year our Art of Hope team presents Hope Road Radio



To register, please take the time to fill out the information below.

Hope Road Radio is designed to offer young people the  knowledge and understanding of technology, critical thinking skills, and communication skills that will assist them with having viable career pathways. 

Hope Road Radio teaches youth how to coordinate different forms of media into one message and how to communicate and support that message.  

PROGRAM COMPONENTS -  Hope Road Radio provide youth with information, opportunities, and tools in the following areas:  

•    Show and Equipment Setup 
•    How to Use Multimedia and Broadcasting platforms 
•    How to format Show Production & News 
•    Communications and Public Speaking 

Youth meet twice per week for a term (a season) of three months. 

The youth commitment is 20 in-studio and virtual sessions. 

At the end of the season, the youth can opt to stay and operate in another role or become an ambassador.  

Each season ten youth positions are filled. The five primary functions of a station and a partner for each position totaling ten available slots.  The five primary positions are: 

1.    On-Air Personality
2.    Sound engineer 
3.    News Director 
4.    Production Director 
5.    Station Manager

Each season the youth name, design, build and run their show using the Hope Road staff and advisors from the community for support.