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LISTEN: The Recorder Report August 25, 2016

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The Aug. 25 installment of the Recorder Report featured community leaders working to impact the future of Indianapolis.


First Segment: Ashley Gurvitz, Senior Legislative Assistant for democratic representative Robin Shackelford. Rep Shackelford hosted a community conversation on Racial Tension and community advocacy. 

Second Segment: Devon Ginn, Sherrell Robinson and Anita Harden of the Madame Walker Theatre Center came on to speak about the Street of Dreams Music Fest (unfortunately, the event scheduled for Aug. 26 was cancelled due to extreme weather.) Alaina Renae (Band Geek Music Group artist and lead singer of Toy Factory) joined as well and gave an impromptu acapella performance. 

Third Segment: Imhotep Adisa and Pauletta Fair (of Kheprw Institute) were joined by Lashawnda Crowe Storm (of Spirit and Place, co conveners of gentrification series at Kheprw Institute) and Doran Moreland (executive director of statewide diversity and outreach at Ivy Tech) to discuss the importance of community conversations for establishing a foundation for societal change. 

Fourth Segment: Lakesha Lorene (film director and CEO of Loving Life Productions, LLC) talked with us about her new independent film titled Lost, a drama in which a family of three discovers love, acceptance, and forgiveness through loss. The film will debut in October at Georgetown Cinema. For more information, visit http://www.lovinglifeproductions.com. 

Be sure to tune in every Thursday from 10AM – Noon for more of The Recorder Report! 

If you have an idea for a show topic or would like to be featured, send an email to [email protected]. Include “The Recorder Report” in the subject line. 

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