Dana deGrazia was so inspired by the work of her sister and Global Activist, Aliya deGrazia (Small Planet, Big Plans), that she started her own Sex Ed NGO, “Afreaka." The organization came from two pivotal experiences in Dana’s life: her less than adequate experience with sex education in junior high school; and her time as a student in Kenya, where she was “shocked” from “the lack of factual information in all areas of sex education.”
WBEZ producer Monica Eng shares the details of a study exploring what items people buy to disguise another embarrassing item in their shopping basket. Also, Chicago public schools are getting ready to teach comprehensive sex education courses. What's in the curriculum?
Saturday, former Saturday Night Live star (and woman who played that hilarious nun who had cancer in that one episode of Sex and the City) will be at The Paper Machete reading about an as-of-yet undisclosed topic.
Each Thursday we hear about an individual who's decided to work to make the world a better place. Kathy Tate-Bradish has been working with Vumilia since she first heard about the organization on Worldview four years ago.
Azhar Usman jokes that he looks like “that guy from LOST. Not the Indian one, the fat one!” The Chicago comedian uses humor to poke fun at racial stereotypes, referencing his own life as the child of Muslim immigrants growing up in the then mostly Jewish community of Skokie, Illinois.