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The following is a one stop place to all of our podcasts and blogs from season 1 (2017-2018)

PODCAST Informed Expert BLOG
01 – History of Forgottonia: What Was the Forgottonia Movement About? Larry Eskridge, Canton Daily Ledger 01 – The Big 5: What are the Biggest Problems Facing Rural America
02 – Child Abuse: Is Child Abuse in Rural America Worse Than Ever Karen Hahn, Social Worker 02 – Burma Shave Ads & Materialism: What are the Consequences of Conspicuous Consumption
03 – Job Loss: Why are So Many Jobs Leaving Rural America? Dr. Trenton Ellis, Black Hills St. University Sociologist 03 – Notable Rural Americans: What Can We Learn from the Passing of John Mahoney?
04 – Well-Being: Are We Happier in a Small Town? Dr. Tim Kasser, Knox College Psychologist 04 – The Gender Gap: What are the Greatest Concerns for Young Women Growing Up in Rural America? (Interview with Dr. Lori Baker-Sperry)
05 – Value Pollution: Why Should We Ban Advertisements in School? Dr. Tim Kasser, Knox College Psychologist 05 – Resources to Use for Conversations on Race & Rural America
06 – Education Puts Food on the Table: What Can We Do About Job Loss in Rural America? Dr. Trenton Ellis, Black Hills St. University Sociologist 06 – Salvation Army Field Trip Experience 
*07 – Panel Discussion on Poverty in Rural America Pastor Kevin Kessler, moderator from CCOB

Missy Kolowski of the Health and Wellness Clinic of Fulton County  

Rolf Siversten Superintendent CUSD #66,

Pastor Monroe Bailey of the First Baptist Church & Substance Abuse Program

Brooke Denniston Executive Director of the YWCA

Paula Grigsby Executive Director of the YMCA,

Rhonda Morgan from the Salvation Army  

Teri Williams director of Spoon River Pregnancy Center

07 – YWCA Hosts “Stand Against Racism” 
08 – The Gender Gap: What are the Greatest Concerns for Young Women Growing Up in Rural America Carol Davis, Spoon River College

Dr. Lora Baker Sperry, Professor of Women’s Studies at Western IL University

09 – Conversations on Race & Rural America: How Do We Talk About Race in Rural America? Dr. Alphonso Simpson, Professor of African American Studies at Western IL University
10 – Conversations on Race & Rural America: How Should We Respond to Disparaging Humor? Dr. Alphonso Simpson, Professor of African American Studies at Western IL University
11 – Student Panel on Technology: How Are Young People Using Technology in the 21st Century Cuba High School Student Panel as part of our Screen Free Week
12 – Parent Panel on Technology: What Advice Can Parents Offer About Raising Kids in the 21st Century?  Cuba High School Parent Panel as part of our Screen Free Week
13 – Media & Children’s Well Being: How is Screen Time Impacting the Health of Our Kids?  Guest Speaker Dr. Tim Kasser, Knox College Psychologist as part of our Screen Free Week