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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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Feb 14, 2023

Aliyah has been one of our star producers since the beginning of Power Your Story. When she graduated, she recorded this farewell episode in her final season with Power Your Story and her last year attending Ray Graham, a high school in Chicago for diverse learners and students with disabilities.

Aliyah works with...

Feb 13, 2023

What kind of music do you listen to?

Can music take you around the world? 

We talked with Ernie Adams, an incredible Chicago-based percussionist who says he's been blessed to work in 48 countries all over the world with legendary, Grammy Award winning artists from the jazz world, the pop world, fusion world, Afro-Cuban...

Feb 9, 2023

What do you love most about Instagram? What kept you feeling happy during the pandemic?

This episode was recorded during the height of popularity for a Canadian dance duo Flow XS. Watching their high energy choreography videos was a bright spot for our producer Anaid. 

Here's the full transcript of our interview so you...

Feb 6, 2023

This episode was recorded in 2020, a year that was stressful for most of us, with a lot of debates about politics, racism, police violence, and health and safety. We were dealing with what some were calling protests and others were calling riots throughout the country and certainly in Chicago in the wake of the murder...

Feb 3, 2023

What are your favorite social media platforms? No matter where you like to spend time online, you've probably had both good and bad experiences.

In this round table discussion, we share tips on how to have better experiences, deal with bullying, avoid scams and more.

This episode was produced by Genaro, Joel, Aliyah,...