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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.

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Nov 12, 2019

Mandy and Maritza interview Ruthie Gold from the Garfield Park Conservatory during our field trip.

Garfield Park Conservatory is one of the largest indoor/outdoor gardens in the United States. It's free to visit and it's a great place to go an relax, bring your family, or take a school field trip.

Learn more and plan...

Nov 6, 2019

What do you think of when you think of visiting Chicago? Or if you live here, where do you take guests when they come in from out of town?

Aliyah shares her top 5 places to check out in our opener for Season 4: Exploring Chicago.


Sep 29, 2019

Do you ever get stressed out? Overwhelmed? Tired? Anxiety?

Do you wish you could feel more calm, more joy, more like yourself?

In a follow up to our last episode at I Grow Chicago Peace House, Keenan talks with Francine Brown, a massage therapist in Chicago, who led us all in a Kai Chi Do session.

Kai Chi Do is a...

Sep 28, 2019

Power Your Story took an incredible field trip to visit the I Grow Chicago Peace House in the Englewood neighborhood.

We got a tour, played basketball, took a kai chi do class (which you'll hear about in another episode), visited the greenhouse, met community members, ate lunch... it was a great day!

Al, Malik, Justus...

Sep 12, 2019

What would you do if you saw a car crash right before your eyes?Producer Aliyah is inspired by the true story of how one of her teachers at Ray Graham, Ms. Delgado, saved a family of children from a wrecked car before emergency workers arrived. Hear what happened in this exclusive interview.