Beth Patel is the Youth Media Organizer for the Philadelphia Student Union. Beth began working with youth media through an independent project she co-coordinated called Philly Youth Radio. She is excited and committed to creating youth media programs that are engaging, liberating, and creative. She coordinates PSU’s youth radio program, On Blast, and the student-written newsletter, The Union Rep. She also manages PSU’s social media, press relations, blog and website. She believes in the importance of a strong and equitable public education system and teaching young people how to organize for fight for high quality public education systems in their own neighborhoods. She is Spiral Q’s newest member of the Board of Directors.