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VOICES with YA Author Nic Stone

Nic is a writer whose debut Young Adult Novel Dear Martin was one of the most anticipated YA books of 2017. It’s said to be part of the growing group of YA books exploring racial injustice and police brutality. Dear Martin debuted at #4 on the NY Times Bestseller List for Young Adults.        …

Voices: Tina Chery (Louis D. Brown Peace Institute)

Tina Chery is the founder, President, and CEO of the Louis D. Brown Peace Institute. With over two decades of experience as a survivor serving families impacted by murder, Chaplain Chéry has developed the best practices in the field of homicide response. Tina is using her voice to transform society’s response to homicide so that…

VOICES with Fred Gomes from Bridging the Gap

Fred Gomes is the Director/Outreach Coordinator of the Bridging the Gap Program as well as an Instructor. Bridging the Gap is dedicated to empowering at-risk and court involved youth in Boston. Fred is using his voice to help our young people develop life skills, further their education, navigate the court system and more.

VOICES with Top Chef Kristen Kish

Kristen Kish is best known as the winner of Top Chef Season 10, and since then she’s gone on to host the travel show 36 Hours and has her first cookbook coming out in October. She’s also been featured on Life Stories as part of NBC’s Asian America Presents series, and during Pride Month, was…

Voices: Oompa

Oompa is a Boston born and raised poet, recording artist and educator. She released her highly-acclaimed debut album November 3rd last year. She is also the winner of the 2017 Women of the World Poetry Slam, and a finalist at the 2017 National Poetry Slam. Oompa is using her voice to make a difference, and in…

Voices: Anna Rae "All Together Now"

Anna is a musician, as well as the curator of All Together Now, a performance series highlighting women, people of color and members of the LGBTQ community. Pebbles and Anna RaeShe’s also a writer for QwearFashion, sharing stories about the lives and fashion of queer artists and performers.Listen to the interview here...  Pebbles, Anna Rae, and VOICES…

Voices: Rev. Mariama White-Hammond

Rev. Mariama White-Hammond is the Associate Minister for Ecological Justice at Bethel AME Church. She's also an activist, artist and a facilitator working to build social movements. Mariama  is using her voice to bring more awareness to climate change, start conversations around uncomfortable issues, and challenge the church to rethink how they reach young people. Mariama…

VOICES: David Delmar from Resilient Coders

David Delmar, also known as Del, is the Founder and Executive Director of Resilient Coders, an organization that teaches at-risk young people from underserved communities in Boston,  how to code. Del is using his voice to create opportunities, change the face of the tech community, and as some of his former students say, change lives.…