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This is Power Your Story, a podcast made for students by students at Ray Graham Training Center High School in Chicago, Representing diverse voices, telling our real life stories through the power of podcasting technology.

Season 2 features interviews and personal stories about beauty and power. We explore music, art, money and even roller coasters.

Production support from After School Matters and The Creative Impostor Studios via the Podcast Tech: Power Your Story program.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube. We hope you learn something new by listening. Peace.

You can subscribe to Season 2 and future seasons on Apple Podcasts, Google Play Music, and Stitcher Radio.

Dec 14, 2017

When was the last time you did or did not feel powerful?

In this episode, Charmiane shares about her dreaded gym class, Aliyah tells the story of being chosen to paint a mural on the school bench and how she came up with what to paint, Shamar runs into a stop sign on his bike, Sonia talks about joining drumline for the...

Dec 14, 2017

Zamire and Keenan are talking with Ray Graham personal finance & entrepreneurship Teacher, Mrs. Lee-Jackson about savings goals, budgeting, and how to properly manage your money. Plus, find out what she loves most about her job!


Dec 13, 2017

Alfred and Keenan talk with Carzel, Charmiane and Sonia about their passion for playing in drumline, staying focused, and performing beats. Featuring demos by Carzel, Charmiane and Sonia and original beats by Carzel.

Dec 12, 2017

Mark-Avery Dickens interviews jazz saxophonist and composer Chris Greene about the power of music to change someone's mood, how to make money as a musician, and how to turn your hobbies into a career.

Find Chris and check out his music at

This episode was produced by Mark-Avery Dickens...

Nov 22, 2017

Season 2 production is in full swing for December release and our new student producers take a moment to share their Thanksgiving meal menus, traditions and what they are most thankful for.

Can you guest what's #1 on the gratitude list?


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