Mike Stephen discusses the residual trauma for students impacted by gun violence with Mauricio Pena of Chalkbeat Chicago, learns about the disparities in school discipline in the northwest suburbs from Jennifer Richards of the Chicago Tribune, and explores a new report detailing Illinois Muslims assets and needs with Dr. Joe Hoereth, director of the Institute for Policy and Civic Engagement at UIC. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our Apple Podcasts Page, Spotify, or our RSS feed.
Mike Stephen discusses a study and interactive map with co-author Michael Cailas that examines pollution and its proximity to Chicago schools, gets an update on the successes of Funkytown Brewing, and discusses how Illinois spends its COVID relief money with UIC’s Amanda Kass. To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our Apple Podcasts Page, Spotify, or our RSS feed.
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Mike Stephen learns about a people’s history of Uptown through the Dis/Placements project from its co-founders Gayatri Reddy & Anna Guevarra and discovers the Secret History of 1980s alt-rockers Stark. And Mike thinks we should open up the fast food drive-thru lanes to bicycles. What could go wrong? To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our Apple Podcasts Page, Spotify, or our RSS feed.
Posted 2 years ago Tagged Anna Guevarra Chicago Reader Gayatri Reddy Plastic Crimewave Secret History of Chicago Music Stark Steve Krakow UIC University of Illinois at Chicago Uptown
Mike Stephen keeps the Winter Tavern Tour going and visits the Nisei Lounge in Wrigleyville, learns about Illinois’ pathway to renewable energy, and discusses the state’s finances in the wake of the state budget address this week. The Golden Horse Ranch Band brings us the local tunes! To subscribe to the OTL podcast, please visit our iTunes page or RSS feed.
Posted 3 years ago Tagged David Merriman Fiscal Futures Project Hero Power Nisei Nisei Lounge renewable energy The Climate Pod The Golden Horse Ranch Band UIC Winter Tavern Tour Wrigleyville