Young teens face so many challenges these days and on February 11-13, 2020 a special interactive-learning experience took place for 7th graders with many local experts and organizations at Long Lines Recreation Center in Sioux City. Siouxland Public Media's Sheila Brummer hosted a live version of "The Exchange" with information for teens and parents on topics such as social media, sex trafficking, teen pregnancy, STDs, hygeine, substance abuse, mental health and more.
A partial list of guests during LIVE show:
LEAH KNAPP/UNITYPOINT HEALTH-ST. LUKE’S, ORGANIZER
MORGAN HASKELL/SIOUXLAND MENTAL HEALTH
TINA LASKIE/UNITYPOINT HEALTH-ST. LUKE’S
BRANDI STECK/SIOUXLAND COMMUNITY HEALTH
RACHEL LUNDGREN/SIOUXLAND CARES ABOUT SUBSTANCE ABUSE
STEVE BEECKMAN/SIOUXLAND DISTRICT HEALTH
KELSEY TREJO/SIOUXLAND MENTAL HEALTH
KRISTEN BEAL/UNITYPOINT HEALTH-ST. LUKE’S
DAGNA SIMMONS/LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS
ALONA ZERMENO/ISU EXTENSION AND OUTREACH
EAST MIDDLE PRINCIPAL JOE HARDIN
MANDY ENGEL-CARTIE/GIRLS INC.
KEVIN ENGEL-CARTIE/VOLUNTEER SIOUXLAND
SIOUX CITY 7TH GRADERS