“An Anti-Racist Future”: New Voices Network Panel Discussion
On Wednesday, February 10th, 2021, AIR hosted a panel of New Voices alumni - Morgan Givens ’18, Ayana Contreras ’15, Emily Kwong ’14. They shared their perspectives and experiences unpacking the recent letter “An Anti-Racist Future: A Vision and Plan for the Transformation of Public Media” written by Celeste Headlee, who moderated the discussion.
Celeste Headlee (moderator) is an award-winning journalist, writer and anchor who has appeared on NPR, PBS World, PRI, CNN, BBC and other international networks. @CelesteHeadlee
Ayana Contreras '15 is the Content Director at Chicago Public Media's Vocalo Radio in Chicago, columnist at DownBeat magazine, and author of the forthcoming book, Energy Never Dies: Afro-Optimism and Creativity in Chicago. @ReclaimedSoul
Emily Kwong '14 is a science reporter/host for NPR's Short Wave podcast, former AIR New Voices captain, and AIR board member. @emilykwong1234
Morgan Givens '18 is a storyteller, writer, performer, audio producer and creator of the Flyest Fables podcast. @Optimus_Mo