Love, Hope, and Borders

Jose Galarza is an undocumented immigrant. See his story. UPDATE: Jose had his visa interview, and was accepted. Jose is no longer an undocumented immigrant. We couldn’t be happier for our friend. Produced by Pablo Korona Music by Zach Staas, […]

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Breakfast Girl from Parks and Rec – Kelly Steward

An old school friend messaged her and said “Is this you?” on the show Parks and Recreation — It was. Kelly Steward found out she was the “pretty brunette” on Ron Swanson’s wall. Find out more about how this happened […]

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“Said what out loud?”

The theme of this Our City, Our Story : LIVE storytelling night was “Happiness” and Kevin Haas chose to talk about what he does to seek happiness.

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Mothering Through Tragedy

It wasn’t until her child was born, that Phyllis even considered her future. A high school dropout, she went back to school and was determined to create a better life for her child. Her life revolved around being a mother, […]

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One day, Darnel Royal’s co-worker handed him a pair of steel-toed work boots that he didn’t want anymore and told Darnel to make a post on his facebook to give ’em away. This pair was new, the co-worker just didn’t […]

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