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Catalyst Radio: CMC project is Elevating Voices in neighborhoods through access to modern media

A 3-year W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant is funding a Community Media Center project to bring media tools and training to Grand Rapids neighborhoods.

About Catalyst Radio

Catalyst Radio is the weekly public affairs radio program of Community Media Center, with producer and host Linda Gellasch. The program is a feature of WYCE and The Rapidian and includes interviews with organizations and people working on social change and community support, examines media and free speech issues, and takes a look at the behind-the-scenes of Rapidian reporting. You can catch it on air at noon every Friday on WYCE 88.1 FM or streaming on the Grand Rapids Community Media Center Website.

Past Catalyst Radio episodes are archived on The Rapidian.

A breadth of media tools will be a part of the Elevating Voices neighborhood project.

A breadth of media tools will be a part of the Elevating Voices neighborhood project. /Community Media Center

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In this episode of Catalyst Radio we turn the microphone to Community Media Center for a project called Elevating Voices.  Funded by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, Elevating Voices aims to help Grand Rapids neighborhoods that are typically under-represented in traditional and mainstream media have a voice.

A number of upcoming Effective Media Use workshops will present ways to connect neighborhood residents through the power of communications technology.

In studio are Wayne Glatz, producer and media project manager, along with communications coordinator for the project Carol Shirey – to describe the free workshops, and the scope of the Elevating Voices project.



Music in this episode of Catalyst Radio is from the new release from area artist Tunde Olaniran, with a new release called Yung Archetype. The song is “Critical.”

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