Julie talks with Ben Thomas, Midwest General Manager of VeoRide, about the past year of bike sharing in Champaign-Urbana.
Nicole previews the upcoming "Cultivating Hope In Anxious Times" events by interviewing Reverend Michael Crosby, pastor of First Mennonite Church of Champaign-Urbana.
Erin spoke with Mariah Madison, creator of Buy Black Chambana, about making a local black-owned business directory that includes Nannyville, LLC, a black-owned business of her own.
Julie speaks with Michael Metz, author of the book Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois.
In Installment #4 of When Faith Speaks, Nicole speaks with thought leader Rob Bell to preview his "The Introduction of Joy" tour stop in Champaign-Urbana as a part of PYGMALION 2019.
Gillian, a resident of C-U who also identifies as someone with a developmental disability, speaks with William Blanchard, President of the Board at the UP Center of Champaign County. This profile is part of her series of interviews of local people who are helping to build a better, more inclusive Champaign-Urbana.
Roxana speaks with Antoinette Burton and Alaina Pincus of The Odyssey Project, a free adult education program at the University of Illinois.
In installment #3 of this series, Nicole speaks with Rabbi Alan Cook about Jewish perspectives on our national climate, deploying faith to keep all communities safe, and how to help youth resist hate in American life.
In the second installment of the "When Faith Speaks," Nicole interviews Reverend Dr. James Fielder about the joys and challenges of an African American pastor leading a predominantly white rural congregation.
Nicole launches the "When Faith Speaks" series with a conversation with Reverend Deborah Owen, faith leader of St. Peter's United Church of Christ in Champaign.
Gillian, a resident of C-U who also identifies as someone with a developmental disability, speaks with Jessie Rusteberg. This profile is part of her series of interviews of local people who are helping to build a better, more inclusive Champaign-Urbana.
Cope profiles three local women dealing with chronic conditions.
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