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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 5 is "Making a podcast" produced by Alfred, Aliyah, Brandon, Carlos, Christobel, Edward, Elvis, Justus, Joel, Juan, Keyanna, Maritza, Mark, Miguel, and Zamire.

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.

Mar 22, 2021

We talked with Sarah Buino, licensed clinical social worker and founder of Head/Heart Therapy in Chicago, about addiction, and our experiences with stress, anxiety, OCD, and bottled up emotions. 

Sarah shared tips about using the things you love to do to help when you have these kinds of experiences -- like listening...


Mar 18, 2021

This story is about Junae Bennett from Black Girl Gamers and how she experiences playing video games from the time she was a little kid to now as an EA sports journalist. 

Check out Junae's website and if you're thinking of a career in gaming, you can buy her ebook How to Become a Successful Video Games Journalist.

This...


Mar 7, 2021

Senior Producer Aliyah shares some highlights of the Power Your Story podcast program as well as favorite guests, tips for discovering podcasts to listen to, and what we've learned about being flexible and prepared as producers. 

 

On season 5 of Power Your Story, we are talking all about making podcasts. This...


Mar 6, 2021

Mark, Elvis, and Carlos interviewed Amy Tardif, Regional Manager at the StoryCorps StoryBooth in the Chicago Cultural Center.

The mission of StoryCorps is to preserve and share humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.

This basically means that when...


Jan 28, 2021

Keyanna, Christobel, and Zamire interviewed Chicago based storyteller and the host of Am I Man Enough? podcast, Ada Cheng.

Before the COVID pandemic, we were so lucky to have Ada in the house for our interview and a workshop where she helped us learn how to tell stories from our personal lives.

One thing we learned is...