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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.

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.


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,...

Nov 21, 2022

Our student producers in Podcast Tech wanted to wish you Happy Thanksgiving! On this Open Mic Wednesday episode... Food, family, and Thanksgiving day advice.

This episode was produced by Uriel, Emilio, Jonas, Daniel, Carlos, Leslie, Essence, Anabel, Itzel, Christian, Jose, Joel, and Kevyn.


Jul 11, 2022

COVID-19 hit the world pretty hard. In some ways, we hit rock bottom. In 2020, we recorded a round table discussion online (since we couldn't meet in person) with some of our Power Your Story student producers.

We talked about masks, being stuck at home, online school, losing people, being bored, stress, and even some...