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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.

Aug 30, 2020

Jayinex is Chicago's creative hub for artists, entrepreneurs, and  community. CEO and graffiti artist Corey Jenkins met up with our producers at homiey. (homiey's founder Mariah was featured on a previous PYS episode.)

Corey talks with Quintin and Emon about art, education, imagination and Teenage Mutant Ninja...

Aug 29, 2020

What's it really like to grow up and live in Chicago? Our producers weigh in on what we love most about the city, what we wish was different, and some personal stories about every day life.

This episode was recorded outside in the garden of our school.



Aug 28, 2020

There are certain subjects and questions you just can't talk about with your parents or even a teacher. That's where a school mentor comes in. Our school is fortunate enough to have a lot of resources for students, like Mr. Pierce, who can help us out of these awkward situations.


Aug 27, 2020

Sometimes life gets stressful. We heard about the idea of taking a sensory walk to help de-stress your day. So we decided to try it for ourselves.

Basically, you walk around a specific place and notice anything you can see, hear, smell, feel or taste as you go.

Senior producers Al and Aliyah ask our other student...

Aug 24, 2020

Juan and Emon interviewed small business owner Mariah Cobb from homiey, a community co-working, art and event space in the Humboldt Park neighborhood of Chicago.

Homiey has expanded to a second location in Noble Square, Chicago and a location in Oakland, CA.

They have made a lot of adjustments due to the current...