Stories bring us together

Stories are the fabric of what we do. They are a way to connect as humans, build compassion and empathy, and create a more equitable and safe community.

Basically my family’s poor. The soles of my shoes were non-existent sometimes; I’m walking and I can feel the ground. Going from that to actually having shoes that properly support my feet … it makes me so happy to know how far I’ve come in life.

Latest Episode

Thu, Feb 2, 2023

Changemakers Series Ep5: LGBTQI+ Individuals & the Search for Home with Kimahli Powell

Rainbow Railroad’s Executive Director Kimahli Powell joins John Monahan, the Warden of Hart House, to discuss helping LGBTQI+ individuals with safe passage.

Listen: The West Meeting Room

  • Sat, May 8, 2021

    Don’t Quit: A Conversation with David Strickland

    The Hip Hop Education team brings the man in background in front of the mic on this week’s episode featuring behind the boards legend David Strickland.

  • Sat, Apr 24, 2021

    New Beginnings

    Come join our last producers’ roundtable of the season as we look back on this past year of collaborating together and daydream about what comes next.

  • Sat, Apr 10, 2021

    Stories from South Africa

    Sabrina Brathwaite revisits tape that she collected while attending a conference in South Africa exploring mental health on global campuses.

  • Sat, Apr 10, 2021

    Voicemails for Dede

    Rebekah ponders what it would be like to leave voicemails for her dog Dede who consistently fails to pick up the phone.

  • Sat, Mar 27, 2021

    Museums and Diversity: In Conversation with MPOC

    Melissa sits down with the members of Museum Professionals of Colour, or MPOC, to discuss diversity, equity, and inclusion in museums.

  • Sat, Mar 20, 2021

    The Vault: An Interview Medley

    Producer Sabrina shares tape that she collected during her first year working in audio and working at Hart House.