For Global Activism, Mary Dailey Brown introduces us to her organization, SowHope. The non-profit focuses on helping impoverished women around the world by funding projects that "promote wellness, education and economic opportunities."
For this week's Global Activism, Mary McLaughlin explains the various benefits of breadfruit trees and introduces us to her organization, the Trees that Feed Foundation. Mary's on a mission to improve food security and help the environment by making the tree more available in Jamaica, Haiti, Costa Rica and Ghana.
We chat with WBEZ architecture blogger Lee Bey about the Chicago landmark that turns 40 next year. Then, we kick off the latest set of stories from the Front & Center series as we examine the American dream. Finally, we hear an interview and live performance from artist Dana Falconberry.
Friday on Afternoon Shift, we continue our series, Race: Out Loud by finding out what impact the Un-Fair Campaign has had in Duluth, an effort to spread awareness about white privilege and get people talking about racism in a city that’s 90 percent white.