51% #1672: From Comedy To Advocacy
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by Elizabeth Hill
1y ago
This week on 51% we highlight some favorites from our archives. Two comedians share their story; one is a disability advocate, the other a mental health advocate ..read more
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51% #1671: Human Trafficking And Unhoused Youth, Part Two
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by Jackie Orchard
1y ago
On today’s 51%, the second part of a series on human trafficking and unhoused youth. We’ll speak with a young woman who became unhoused and sought help with a local housing program. And we’ll meet the executive director of that program ..read more
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51% #1670: Human Trafficking And Unhoused Youth, Part One
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by Jackie Orchard
1y ago
On today’s 51%, we begin a two-part series on human trafficking and unhoused youth. I ride along with a street outreach coordinator for a youth shelter. And we’ll meet a woman who has walked the Underground Railroad to raise awareness about human trafficking ..read more
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51% #1669: Hollywood's Women In Charge
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by Jackie Orchard
1y ago
On today’s 51%, we speak with one of the people responsible for bringing Hollywood to upstate New York. And we meet a producer of HBO’s new series “The Gilded Age,” which was filming this spring in New York’s Capital Region ..read more
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51% #1668: Recovering From Rape And Abuse - Part Two
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by Jackie Orchard
1y ago
On today’s 51%, we bring you part two of our series on rape and sexual abuse. Last week we visited the Crime Victim Services Unit of a hospital to learn about what’s involved in a forensic rape exam. And a counselor told us what recovery looks like after an abuse. This week we speak to that counselor’s client about her healing journey ..read more
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51% #1667: Recovering From Rape And Abuse - Part One
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by Jackie Orchard
1y ago
On today’s 51%, we bring you the first part of a two-part series on rape and sexual abuse. I visit the crime victim services unit of a hospital to learn about what’s involved in a forensic rape exam. And a counselor tells us what recovery looks like after an abuse ..read more
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51% #1666: Girl Scouts Changing The World
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by Jackie Orchard
1y ago
On today’s 51%, we learn how some high school girl scouts have been helping their communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. And we’ll learn how the Girl Scouts are trying to diversify ..read more
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51% #1665: Non-Traditional Graduates
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by Jackie Orchard
1y ago
On today’s 51%, for graduation season, we celebrate non-traditional students who returned for their degree later in life. And we’ll hear a first-hand experience of walking across the graduation stage: mine ..read more
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51% #1664: Akwesasne Women Fight Sexism And Colonization
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by Jackie Orchard
1y ago
On today’s 51%, we visit the Akwesasne Nation near the U.S. – Canada border to learn about indigenous women leaders ..read more
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51% #1663: Film Archivist Audrey Kupferberg
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by Jackie Orchard
1y ago
On today’s 51%, we explore the world of film with archivist Audrey Kupferberg ..read more
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