S2 Ep. 04 Tierra Williams interviewed by Jaydin Hill
#HereToo: stories of youth activism
by #HereToo Penn State
2y ago
On this episode of the #HereToo podcast, Jaydin Hill interviews returning interviewee Tierra Williams. They discuss updates on the Osaze Osagie legal case, her upcoming election for Ferguson Township Supervisor, intersectionality, race relations in the United States, and present and future of protesting in the U.S. WARNING: sensitive topics relating to race are discussed in this interview. Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject ..read more
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S2 Ep. 03 Sarah Schecter interviewed by Freddie Miller
#HereToo: stories of youth activism
by #HereToo Penn State
2y ago
In this episode of the #HereToo Podcast, Freddie Miller is joined by Sarah Schecter, a California-based theatre artist, community organizer, and high school student. She is also the award-winning playwright of HULLABALOO, which was recently recognized as a 2020 winner in the #ENOUGH: Plays to End Gun Violence. Miller chats with Schecter about her journey in becoming an artist and an activist, as well as discussing dramaturgy, new plays, and Spring Awakening.  Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject ..read more
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S1 Ep.07 MiKayla McKasy interviewed by Elena Sgouros & Catherine Bennis
#HereToo: stories of youth activism
by #HereToo at Penn State
2y ago
Penn State BA of Theatre Studies junior Elena Sgouros and Penn State BFA Acting Program junior Catherine Bennis interview Penn State graduate of the MFA program MiKayla McKasy. They discuss how her upbringing affected her views on her own race, her activism, and how blackness is perceived in society (I was adopted from Chicago into an an affluent white family in the middle of nowhere Minnesota kind of grew up as the only, one of the only [...] people of color in suburbia.); the changes needed in the education system so that kids don't grow up with the same lack of support, knowledge, confidenc ..read more
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S3 Ep. 05 The Ally - Anabel, Chicagoland
#HereToo: stories of youth activism
by #HereToo, Columbia College Chicago, WCRXFM
2y ago
In this episode, Gisèle Easton interviews Anabel, a Chicago native who was very active in the protests and marches that took place in 2020.  Anabel describes the details of the Black Lives Matter marches and provides their first hand perspective of how intense these events are. Gisèle also asks about important mentors in Anabel's life to share the importance of role model support during this time. Please support this continuing series at https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject ..read more
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S3 Ep. 06 The Peace Warrior Alex King
#HereToo: stories of youth activism
by #HereToo, Columbia College Chicago, WCRXFM
2y ago
Welcome to the final episode of season 3. Today cast member Lan Gross-Roberts interviews Peace Warrior Alex King. Alex is known for his incredible speech at the March For Our Lives in D.C. back in 2018. We learn about the spark that led him to this movement and his experience touring with the Peace Warriors. Read more about Alex and the Peace Warriors: https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/2018/0517/Teen-Peace-Warriors-fight-gun-violence-in-Chicago-and-beyond?cmpid=shared-email Please support this continuing series at https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject Support the show (https://www.patreon.com ..read more
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S3 Ep. 05 The Ally
#HereToo: stories of youth activism
by #HereToo, Columbia College Chicago, WCRXFM
2y ago
In this episode, Gisèle Easton interviews Anabel, a Chicago native who was very active in the protests and marches that took place in 2020.  Anabel describes the details of the Black Lives Matter marches and provides their first hand perspective of how intense these events are. Gisèle also asks about important mentors in Anabel's life to share the importance of role model support during this time. Please support this continuing series at https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject ..read more
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S3 Ep. 04 Naima and Performative Activism
#HereToo: stories of youth activism
by #HereToo, Columbia College Chicago, WCRXFM
2y ago
Hosted by Moriah Gilman, this episode shares an interview between cast member Gabi Molina and passionate Chicagoland activist Naima Woods. They discuss the topic of performative activism and its affects on the progress of social justice. Naima also shares her personal experiences with gun violence and failing moral systems. Please support this continuing series at https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject ..read more
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S3 Ep. 03 The Vigil Organizers Isaiah and Angel
#HereToo: stories of youth activism
by #HereToo, Columbia College Chicago, WCRXFM
2y ago
Hosts Shoana Hunt and Lan Gross-Roberts speak to recent Columbia College graduates Angel and Isaiah in regards to activism as artists. They discuss ideas about the connectedness of activist issues and how they each connect to these movements as individuals. In addition, they share their thoughts on body cam footage and gun violence within the youth. Please support this continuing series at https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject Check out Angel's website: https://angelpagesmig.com/ Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject ..read more
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S3 Sp. 02 The Cast Interviews
#HereToo: stories of youth activism
by #HereToo, Columbia College Chicago, WCRXFM
2y ago
In this episode, we hear from the cast members of Columbia College Chicago’s American Origami and #HereToo. Host Jackson Anderson asks how they feel about activist culture, social media activism, and their opinions on other points of view. We also listen to the cast's personal excerpts about facing oppression and gun violence. Please support this continuing series at https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject ..read more
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S3 Ep. 01 The CoCreators
#HereToo: stories of youth activism
by #HereToo Project
2y ago
Welcome to season 3 of the #HereToo podcast. In our first episode, host Ashley Keys speaks with Jimmy Maize and Barbara Pitts McAdams, co-creators of the theater performance HereToo. They are joined by Andres Gonzales, creator of American Origami, to talk about the impact of gun violence on schools, the importance of youth activism, and to discuss the combination of art and activism.   Show  Notes Please support this continuing series at https://www.patreon.com/heretooproject American Origami/#HereTooColumbia College Chicago Theatrical series by students of Columbia College Chicago ..read more
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