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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, we tell real life stories through the power of podcasting technology, interviews, and round table discussions..

Production support from After School Matters and Andrea Klunder from 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.

Jan 1, 2023

"You don't have to pass tp anyone except yourself." Our student producer Joel shares this message with anyone who is questioning or struggling with their own gender identity, gender expression or sexual orientation. Joel shares a personal story of coming out to his parents and with Program Advisor, Andrea Klunder,...


Jan 1, 2023

Gender identity, gender expression, preferred pronouns... language, options, safety -- a lot has changed over the past few years. How do you define your own identity? How do you support a friend who is struggling? What resources are availalble? Let's talk about all of it with Accessibilty Consultant...


Dec 29, 2022

Right before the pandemic interrupted production our season about "Your Future", we had the chance to interview disability advocate Ryan McGraw about the services and supports offerered at Access Living in Chicago.

Access Living provides advocacy, independent living skills, transition support, peer support, information...


Dec 27, 2022

Elvis leads our student producers in a round table discussion about their childhood experiences growing up with a disability, how bullying has affected them, and learning to move past obstacles.

This episode was produced by Elvis, Genaro, Essence, D'Angelo, D'Vonte, and Alejandro.

Enjoy!



Dec 24, 2022

Our student producers in Podcast Tech wanted to wish you Merry Christmas! On this Open Mic Wednesday episode... what started as a discussion about holiday gifts, food, and movies turned into a Christmas song singalong... even if we couldn't remember all of the words.

This episode was produced by Daniel, Uriel, Emilio,...