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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 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...

Jun 18, 2022

When mask mandates were lifted at Chicago Public High Schools this spring, we had some thoughts... like was it too soon and will we ever feel totally comfortable not wearing masks in public?

Open Mic Thursdays are off the cuff commentary about whatever topic is on our minds on a particular week. 

These are our thoughts...

May 2, 2022

How can you tell if someone has a crush on you?

How can you make yourself more attractive?

What is consent and why is it important?

How do you know if someone is catfishing you?

We ask the tough and fun questions about dating and relationships with Maggie Arthur, Director of Education at Resilience, a nonprofit...

Apr 19, 2022

In this round table discussion, we break down what is happening between Russia and Ukraine, what we think about it, how we can help, and what we would need to live in a world without war.

This episode features Adrian, Jules, Jayvon, Beck, Juan, and Jacob.