Shaping Narratives

In this special episode, we wish farewell to George Walker III, host of WGVU's Cultural Ingredients who is moving across the country to Napa Valley, California and becoming the head of operations and brand manager at Wade Cellars. Mariano Avila, producer of WGVU's Shaping Narratives interviews George about his move to West Michigan, his work in cultural education, going through Shaping Narratives to create his own show, Cultural Ingredients, and what awaits him in Napa Valley.

Shaping Narratives is created by WGVU in partnership with the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and WGVU's NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly donor at wgvu.org/donate to support WGVU NPR's local programs, including Shaping Narratives.

  Weekly we focus on the work of area individuals and organizations advancing inclusion and equity in our community. This morning  we speak with WGVU Grants Manager Steve Chappell about our Mutually Inclusive and Shaping Narratives initiatives. This weekly radio segment is part of a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. 

 

SN_Ep14 - Alice Lyn with Amanda E. Machdo

Aug 25, 2020

Alice Lyn talks to writer Amanda E. Machdo about seeing oneself as part of nature rather than apart from it, and how that can change our attitude toward travel and exploration.

Alice Lyn, host of WGVU’s Color Out Here, a TV show that reframes outdoor narratives for people of color. On this podcast she talks to outdoor experts of color about enjoying the outdoors safely.

Shaping Narratives is created by WGVU NPR in partnership with the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly donor now at wgvu.org/donate to support WGVU NPR’s local programs, including Shaping Narratives.

SN_Ep13 - Alice Lyn with Sergio Cira Reyes

Aug 20, 2020

Alice Lyn talks to Sergio Cira Reyes, Director of Community Engagement at Urban Core Collective about bringing the Latino community into the outdoors and feeling a sense of belonging.

Alice Lyn, host of WGVU’s Color Out Here, a TV show that reframes outdoor narratives for people of color. On this podcast she talks to outdoor experts of color about enjoying the outdoors safely.

Shaping Narratives is created by WGVU NPR in partnership with the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly donor now at wgvu.org/donate to support WGVU NPR’s local programs, including Shaping Narratives.

SN_Ep12 - Christine Mwangi with Doreen Mangrum

Aug 19, 2020

Christine Mwangi talks to Doreen Mangrum, CEO at Mangrum ConSOULtation, LLC about using mindfulness meditation to stave off the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Christine Mwangi, host of WGVU’s The Black Honest Truth, a podcast exploring the distinct experiences that African immigrants and African Americans have with blackness. With her medical and health background she finds expert voices to discuss health at home in isolation.

Shaping Narratives is a collection of voices from West Michigan’s communities of color.

Shaping Narratives is created by WGVU NPR in partnership with the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly donor now at wgvu.org/donate to support WGVU NPR’s local programs, including Shaping Narratives.

SN_Ep11 - Alice Lyn with CJ Goulding

Aug 18, 2020

Alice Lyn talks to CJ Goulding  about inequities in outdoor recreation, and feeling safe as a person of color in the outdoors.

Alice Lyn, host of WGVU’s Color Out Here, a TV show that reframes outdoor narratives for people of color. On this podcast she talks to outdoor experts of color about enjoying the outdoors safely.

Shaping Narratives is created by WGVU NPR in partnership with the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and WGVU NPR sustaining monthly donors. Become a sustaining monthly donor now at wgvu.org/donate to support WGVU NPR’s local programs, including Shaping Narratives.


 

  You're listening to shaping narratives, a collection of voices from West Michigan's communities of color brought to you by WGVU, NPR and PBS in West Michigan. In a partnership with the WK Kellogg foundation, the voice of today's podcast is Rishi Singh host  of WGVU’s Meeting God. A TV show that uses immersive experiences of faith to explore belief, and commonality in the human experience. Rishi is a successful businessman and a first generation immigrant, with deep commitment to family and community. For this podcast, he talks to faith leaders about resources they are offering their congregations and in the community at large.

  You're listening to shaping narratives, a collection of voices from West Michigan's communities of color brought to you by WGVU, NPR and PBS in West Michigan. In a partnership with the WK Kellogg foundation, the voice of today's podcast is Christine Mwangi. Host of WGVU’s the black, honest truth, a podcast exploring the distinct experiences that African immigrants and African Americans have with blackness. A first generation transplant from Nairobi Kenya.


 

  You're listening to shaping narratives, a collection of voices from West Michigan's communities of color, brought to you by WGVU, NPR and PBS in West Michigan. In the partnership with the WK Kellogg foundation, the voice of this podcast is George Walker The Third. Host of WGVU's cultural ingredients, a TV show that explores stories of migration, culture, and agricultural history one person, one dish, one ingredient at a time. He's a sommelier and a small business owner. And for this podcast, he talks to chefs about simple cooking and kitchen management during the pandemic.

 

In this segment, George Walker III talks to Ben Wiley and Quynh (Quin) Lai, of Stock & Candor about Vietnamese cooking and a recipe for Korean Short Ribs.

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