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About
   The Show

Hosts Valen Iricibar and Holly DeMuth are your guides through a collection of stories about navigating personal and systemic insecurity. Some stories were reported before the pandemic while others grapple with how the public health crisis has upended our normal routines. 

 

Isoke Samuel visits an art exhibit about the effect of colorism on black women’s lives.

Malique Morris tells the story of a Long Island City community group’s efforts to repurpose the location once slated to be Amazon’s HQ2.

Ashley Rodriguez looks into the precarious position of taxi drivers that’s led to eight suicides.

Suzannah Cavanaugh profiles a figure drawing class that helps women and non-binary people build better relationships with their bodies.

Holly DeMuth reports on a plan to move a metal scrapping plant to a low-income, majority minority neighborhood in Chicago. 

Valen Iricibar interviews noise researcher Erica Walker about the sirens that are keeping New Yorkers on edge.

Ali McPherson tells the stories of how older adults are staying active while abiding by stay-at-home orders.

Madison Ruffo delves into how parents and daycare centers are navigating the pandemic.

Shoshannah Buxbaum profiles an urban wildlife rehabilitation center focused on returning injured birds to the wild. 

Creators

Executive Producer: Malique Morris

Producer: Madison Ruffo 

Hosts: Valen Iricibar & Holly DeMuth

Reporters: Isoke Samuel, Ali McPherson, Malique Morris, Suzannah Cavanaugh, Ashley Rodriguez, Holly DeMuth, Madison Ruffo, Shoshannah Buxbaum

Editors: Isoke Samuel, Ali McPherson

Website Design: Shoshannah Buxbaum

Podcast Illustration: Valen Iricibar