Holiday Broadcast: Revisiting Our 2020 Conversations With Young People And Their Advocates

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A protester holds a banner at the front of the crowd of marchers Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Kenosha. Angela Major/WPR

Throughout 2020, Central Time spoke with young people, educators, and advocates on issues ranging from COVID-19 to racial justice. We revisit some of these conversations as part of a special retrospective.

Featured in this Show

  • Stratford Teen Moves Story Time For Young Students Online

    A Stratford High School senior isn’t letting the statewide school closing get in the way of his daily story time with pre-kindergarten students. We talk with him about moving it online and why it was important to maintain.

  • Columbus Student On Helping Bring Down Statue Of Columbus

    We talk to the Columbus High School Student who started the petition to bring down the city’s statue of Christopher Columbus.

  • Wisconsin Teacher Of Menominee Arts Wins National Award

    After being named Wisconsin Teacher of the Year for 2019, a teacher of traditional Menominee arts has won a prestigious national award. We talk with him about his goals and hopes for his students and community.

  • 2020 High School Grads Organize For Racial Justice In Appleton

    A pair of recent high school graduates from Appleton talk about their plans for future racial justice initiatives, as part of a new organization designed to elevate the voices of marginalized individuals.

  • A Wisconsin Woman's Mission To Make Space For Black Girl Healing

    We talk with a Madison resident who founded an organization and podcast to defend Black girlhood and promote the healing of Black women everywhere.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Kealey Bultena Host
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Rob Ferrett Interviewer
  • Kealey Bultena Interviewer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Interviewer
  • Dean Knetter Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Judith Siers-Poisson Producer
  • Natalie Guyette Producer
  • Oscar Telshcow Guest
  • Abigail Adams Guest
  • Benjamin Grignon Guest
  • Ndemazea Fonkem Guest
  • Isabella Devine Guest
  • Lilada Gee Guest

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