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Hidden Edges Radio – James Lekatz of the Interact Center (1/21/18)

Guest: James Lekatz, Performing Arts Instructor Grit and Resiliency Tips: Interact Center employs mainly performing artists with disabilities; a company of approximately 35 is paid both for performances and rehearsals. The artists live with physical and/or emotional disabilities; James spoke of how many of the artists have found “their voice” through theater after years of…

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Hidden Edges Radio – Delano, MN Coming Together To Face Racism Head – On (1/7/18)

Guest: Dale Graunke, Mayor of Delano Grit and Resiliency Tips: As Delano dealt with a racism incident that impacted a family of color, Dale advises that the town learned the value of giving everyone a voice.   Quick Summary: In March 2017, someone broke into the home of one of the few families of color…

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Hidden Edges Radio – Trans United Fund: Empowering Transgender Political Candidates (12/24/17)

Our interview of the Trans United Front was the first for a MN-based media organization and highlighted the value of a specific affinity group (transgender humans) being intentional about working to put group members into elected office. A portion of the interview centered on the hotly contested election that Danica Roem won, which unseated a man (who self-described as “Virginia’s homophobe-in-chief”) who had held that seat for more than 20 years.

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Hidden Edges Radio – Iris Perez: A Role Model For Minnesota Latinas (12/17/17)

Iris Perez has lived in the Twin Cities since 2012, when she moved from Detroit to take a job with Fox 9 news. She is of Puerto Rican descent and is one of the relatively few visible Latinas working in the broader range of Twin Cities media. Our H.E.R. interview highlighted that Iris is a dynamic woman whose leadership off the screen is as important as her role modeling on the screen.

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