If you'd like to read up and learn more about how to develop a youth media program, check out the following publications.
Generation M: Media in the Lives of 8-18 Year-olds
By Kaiser Family Foundation
Goodman, S. (2003). Teaching Youth Media: A Critical Guide to Literacy, Video Production, and Social Change. New York, Teachers College Press.
Osgerby, B. (2004). Youth and the Media (Routledge Introductions to Media and Communications). London, Routledge.
Jagodzinski, J. (2004). Youth Fantasies : The Perverse Landscape of the Media. New York, Palgrave Macmillan.
Soep, L. (2003). Youthscapes: Learning about Learning from Youth Media Artists. Curriculum and Teacher Education Colloquium, Stanford University.
Goldfarb, B. (2002). Visual Pedagogy: Media Cultures In and Beyond the Classroom. Duke University Press.
Buckingham, D. (2000). After the Death of Childhood: Growing up in the age of Electronic Media. Oxford, Blackwell Polity Press.
Rose, G. (2001). Visual Methodologies : An Introduction to the Interpretation of Visual Materials. London, SAGE Publications.
Johnson, L. L. (2001). Media, education, and change. New York, Peter Lang Publishing, Inc.
Davies, J. (1996). Educating Students in a Media-Saturated Culture. Lancaster, PA, Technomic Publishing Company, Inc.
Considine, D. M. and G. E. Haley (1992). Visual Messages: Integrating Imagery into Instruction : A Teacher Resource for Media and Visual Literacy. Englewood, Teacher Ideas Press, a Division of Libraries Unlimited, Inc.
Ellsworth, E. and X. Whatley (1990). The Ideology of Images in Educational Media: Hidden Curriculums in the Classroom. New York, Teachers College Press.