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Self-made Mermaid

BY JACOBEE ROSE BUCHANAN
@ VOL 32 ON AUG 17, 2017

Jacobee Rose Buchanan relates her history playing dress-up as a kid and how it led to entering a mermaid contest (again and again) in aduthood.

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The Demise of the West Side

BY PHILLITIA CHARLTON
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Phillitia Charlton's song and poetry is a poignant description of the condition of Dayton's west side and the hope of healing through the Wesley Center. She artfully depicts the reality of her past and the present of others living in the area. 

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Spaces and Internships

BY CHARLIE SETTERFIELD
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Charlie Setterfield's presentation highlights the impacts internships have on local architecture firms and to a greater extent, the importance of shaping and planning spaces for local enterprises to revitalizing Dayton's economy. 

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Third Sundays on Front Street Outdoor Market

BY DOT SCHNERING
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Dot Schnering presents Third Sundays on Front Street Outdoor Market, a street market highlighting the creative and innovative side of Dayton. She also helps vendors make the leap from temporary to permanent business locations while rejuvenating the area. 

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Live With Honor

BY JARED GRANDY
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Jared Grandy talks about the ills and solutions of gun violence through his campaign, #Livewithhonor. Through his background in his childhood and his education, he hopes to raise discussions and solutions to this issue. 

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Gem City Market

BY AMAHA SELLASSIE
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Amaha Sellassie discusses the dangers and cause of urban food deserts and the benefits of a co-op market for the community. He hopes for the co-op market to create local representation and power for the city's economy. 

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The Voices of River's Edge

BY ELIZABETH KOPROSKI
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Elizabeth Koproski created a program which bridges cultures called The Voices of River's Edge. She discusses her experiences with different cultures and how it influenced her paradigm of her community and the world. 

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We Can Make it if We Try

BY NICK CHRISTIAN
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Nick Christian tells a story of friendship and tragedy in his presentation on opioid addiction in Dayton. He advocates for a better support system and resources for people affected by this epidemic. 

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GDUCI

BY LELA KLEIN
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Lela Klein, Co-founder of GDUCI, aims to help preserve the small businesses of Dayton and educate workers to become business owners. She discusses the past, present and the future of Dayton's economy. 

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The Longest Table

BY BRYAN STEWART
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Bryan Stewart presents the Longest Table, a community get-together where people from all over Dayton can meet and chat with members of their city. Strangers become friends and discourse can happen freely at the Longest Table.

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Homefull

BY TRUDY ELDER
@ VOL 31 ON MAY 18, 2017

Trudy Elder'presentation showcases Homefull, an organization whose goal is to combat the problem of homelessness and hunger in the Dayton area. Their innovative solutions greatly help their community. 

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How Fashion Saved My Life

BY MARSHA DANZIG
@ VOL 30 ON FEB 23, 2017

Marsha Danzig's presentation from Pecha Kucha Dayton, Volume 30, recorded February 23rd, 2017. At every stage of her life, facing new and different challenges, Marsha found solace in fashion and self-reinvention.

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