Community Brother

You’d be forgiven if you thought Mustafa Abdall was just another middle school teacher. But, you’re wrong. This Lincoln Middle School teacher is someone who recognizes opportunities and makes them happen. In this episode, it was very difficult to capture the man who is […]

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PRESENTING PARTNERS

Touching Soles

Marquez Beeks, Ay Quez, is compelled to give back. He said ever since he was young, he’s always given back. Marquez started Touching Soles Inc. as a way to get the attention of kids to pass on his message of […]

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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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INVESTORS

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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