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Hello!  The PAYCE program proudly offers season one of PAYCE Stories.  You can hear real stories of young adults who stepped up to lead their city in civic and political engagement.  How do they inspire?  What does it mean to be a success?  Why do they do this important work?

The storytellers are PAYCE Fellows in residence at Drake University in January 2018.  Each pair of students (one Palestinian, one U.S.) completed an interview.  Each fellow created a story.  The series episodes reveal how young adults create positive change through the eyes of both individual profiled and the storyteller Fellow.  Enjoy!

Season One:

Episode #101: Dear future generations by Afnan Abbasi

Episode #102: Demand your rights by Jeffrey Simmons

Episode #103: Phenomenal Woman by Alexis Jones

Episode #104: Farms, feminism, and organizing by Majd Aburrub

Episode #105: Your vote is not a chocolate by Rana Rishmawi

Episode #106: PB&J (Phoebe and Justice) by Meredith Howe

Episode #107: Our city needs important conversations by Ala’ Hamamreh

Episode #108: Organizing for empowerment by Taylor Zitkus

Episode #109: I could add value by Kelanie Crosswait

Episode #110: The kids are all right, right?  by Juli Dajci

Episode #111: Changing the conversation by Hala Jaffal

Episode #112: Making local change by Genesis Buckhalton

Episode #113: Finding your way in politics by Justen Norcott

Episode #114: Who was the first woman president?  by Reeda Alji

Episode #115: We all face adversity by Noura Abughosh

Episode #116: The change you want to see by Fatima Hashem