Activism

  • Inspiring the Next Generation Through Story with Chelsea Clinton

    This episode was made possible through our partnership with the Rhode Island Center for the Book. Air Dates: March 23-29, 2020 President John F. Kennedy once said, “[one person] can make a difference.  And everyone should try.”  Chelsea Clinton is the author of a series of books for young readers inspired by that same sense of idealism. Chelsea Clinton is the Vice Chair of the Clinton Foundation and works alongside … Read More

  • Telling the Stories of the Voiceless with Sara Jordenö

    Air Dates: March 2-8, 2020 In the course of producing “Story in the Public Square” each week, co-hosts Jim Ludes and G. Wayne Miller revel in the chance to sit down with incredibly gifted story-tellers and artists, to hear them describe their craft, and to benefit from their unique perspectives on the world.  Sara Jordenö is all of those things and more.  Jordenö is a filmmaker, visual artist and researcher … Read More

  • Sofie Karasek on Story in the Public Square

    End Rape on Campus co-founder Sofie Karasek talks #InMyWords Campaign

    Air Dates: May 26-28, 2018 Sexual assaults happen on America’s college campuses more frequently than anyone wants to admit. This week’s guest is a victim of sexual assault herself. Sofie Karasek says it’s time to change that reality. Sofie Karasek is a co-founder of End Rape on Campus and the national organizer for the youth-led #InMyWords Campaign, to reimagine justice and healing for all sexual harm survivors and to fight for solutions at … Read More

  • Loren Spears and Christian Hopkins on set of Story in the Public Square

    January 21, 2017: “Story in the Public Square”

    Native American activists Lorén Spears, Christian Hopkins discuss the power of storytelling this week on “Story in the Public Square.”