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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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Jul 3, 2021

Sometimes you win and sometimes you don't. But it feels good when someone notices what you're creating.

Hear this story about what happened when we applied to the Google Podcasts Creator Program with PRX.

We applied in 2019 and this update is provided by our program director and mentor, Ms. Andrea Klunder.


For...


Jun 25, 2021

It's the sports episode you've been waiting for!

DeShawn Fontleroy, RBT, is a USA Track and Field Coach, USAW Sports Performance Coach, and founder of ProForce Athletics. He specializes in problems of training–including the role of strength training, sprinting, and jumping ability in the athlete’s...


May 7, 2021

How do you get started on the path of being a professional artist and musician?

What do you do if your work isn't as good as you want it to be?

What does it take to be successful?

Sandra Antongiorgi is a Chicago-based artist with two creative passions as both a visual artist and a vocalist and musician.

She talks with...


May 4, 2021

How do you perceive people with disabilities?

How does your disability impact your life?

How do you deal with the stress of every day living?

In 2019, we created this story for the NPR Student Podcast Challenge. We didn't win, but we think it's pretty awesome anyway!

This episode features stories from Brandon,...


Apr 27, 2021

Ian Chadwick joined us online all the way from California, where he works as a ranger in Joshua Tree National Park. 

Before that Ian lived in Chicago and worked as nature educator in different places.

He shares his own story of why he grew to love nature, why he thinks it's important to connect with it even if you live...