WAMU 88.5 : Support

WAMU 88.5 Young Informed Professionals

Our Mission

WAMU 88.5 Young Informed Professionals connects and engages young professional public radio listeners with events that extend WAMU's programming beyond the broadcast.

Our Vision

To provide area young professionals with an environment to meet like-minded individuals through a series of social, cultural and educational events.

WAMU 88.5 Young Informed Professionals enjoy the following:

  • Invitations and free or discounted admission to all WAMU 88.5 Young Informed Professional events
  • WAMU YIP stylized membership pin
  • Exclusive invitation to WAMU 88.5 events (theatrical performances, community events and more)
  • Advance notices of events and special offers
  • Networking with leaders of WAMU 88.5
  • Networking with other young professionals in Metro D.C.

For more information on WAMU Young Informed Professionals, follow us @WAMU_YIP or email us yip@wamu.org.

 

NPR

Out Of Juvenile Corrections, Poems Of Fury, Loss — And Lingering Beauty

Over 1,000 students submitted their work for Words Unlocked, a poetry contest for juveniles in corrections. Two young poets split the top prize — and they've shared their poems with NPR.
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Farmers Wait, And Wait, For Guest Workers Amid H-2A Visa Delays

For the third year in a row, the H-2A visa program is running behind. That's left farmers waiting for planters and pickers even as the harvest season is well underway.
NPR

Be Like Bernie: Sanders Looks To Spread His Political Wealth

He's beginning to expand his political network by helping upstart progressive congressional candidates and state legislators, lending his fundraising prowess and national fame to boost their bids.
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After Breast Cancer Diagnosis, She Channeled Her Ups And Downs Into Texts

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Natalie Sun about her project, textingwithcancer.com. The website won a Webby award, and documents her pessimism and optimism while undergoing chemotherapy.