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‘Sound of Us’ tells stories Northeast Ohioans want to tell — in their own voices. Get in touch!

Sound of Us

Sound of Us

‘Sound of Us’ tells stories Northeast Ohioans want to tell — in their own voices.
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People on the autism spectrum share stories of their lives – including dealing with sensory overload, being diagnosed in middle age and how they're learning to embrace rather than reject the way their brains work.
Nikki Montgomery of Euclid stands in her home office.
Ygal Kaufman
Ideastream Public Media
Euclid resident Nikki Montgomery says she grew up feeling "different," and that her long journey toward self-acceptance is a common experience for Black women on the autism spectrum.
We team up with individuals and communities to record and present stories of life in Northeast Ohio. We also teach people to record and produce their own radio.
Senior citizens at an activities center in Parma share personal stories including surviving World War II in Europe, coming out as transgender later in life and maintaining romantic relationships into their 90s.
In connection with the International Institute of Akron, Arrivals tells the stories of five people who are newly settled in Northeast Ohio.
Former Ideastream Public Media intern Xeaiver Bullock interviewed Northeast Ohioans about their lives and work. His conversations covered creativity, car repair and overcoming generational poverty.
Ideastream Public Media’s 2022 summer interns – all college students – took part in a workshop series where they developed these very personal stories exploring topics important to them.
The students at Richmond Heights Secondary School have big questions, including “What’s the point of school choice with no transportation?” and “What happened to school spirit?” The answers in this self-reported series surprised them.
+Voices shares the stories of LGBTQ+ young people, in partnership with the LGBT Center of Greater Cleveland.
Poetic Reentry mixes poetry with personal reflections on life both inside and outside prison -- all told in the voices of formerly incarcerated men.