• 10 Home is Where the Hope Is

    Having a place to call home is one of the fundamentals of our well-being that is easy to take for granted.  Easy until an illness, job loss or divorce threatens […]

  • 09 It’s a Moral Choice

    We are a long way from the Emma Lazarus' call to "Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free."  Lynn Tramonte, lifelong immigration activist and […]

  • 08 The Story of Evelyn and Bill

    Women's bodies and reproduction are one of the most contested political battlegrounds.  Iris E. Harvey, President and CEO for Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio and Planned Parenthood Advocates of Ohio […]

  • 07 Into the Wild

    You've already heard Gretchen Pleuss's extraordinary voice and songwriting gifts in our theme song.  We have a riveting conversation with Gretchen about music, love, sex and creativity.

  • 06 We Belong Here

    Statehouse security guards repeatedly stopped and searched her while she was on her way to work, significantly more  than her white male colleagues.  When she was finally told that she […]

  • 05 Just a Paycheck or Two Away

    The U.S. is facing a housing crisis that is profound in its causes and implications.  Samantha Shuler, CEO of the Community Housing Network explains the complexities of housing policies and […]

  • 04 “Just Like Cockroaches”

    Lyzette is a married, 37-year-old mother of three.  She was also one of 114 workers detained in an ICE raid at her workplace in June, 2018.  Lyzette spent one month […]

  • 03 Judicial Harmony

    Melody Stewart, candidate for Ohio Supreme Court, argues that a balance of perspectives needs to be restored to the state’s highest judicial body.  She discusses how her mother shaped her […]

  • 02 Like a Rhinestone Activist

    Bella Sin has been an activist for progressive causes since she was a teenager.  She fought for the rights of others while struggling with her own self-image as an immigrant […]

  • 01 “Congress is Broken and Mom’s Gotta Go Fix It”

    Meet Susan Moran Palmer, Democratic candidate for U.S. Congress from Ohio’s highly gerrymandered  16th District. With decades of experience as a healthcare manager and small business owner, Susan details her […]

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