Out of the Fire
Lauren Pratt, musician
After fire destroyed almost everything in her Nashville home, Americana musician Lauren Pratt put away her guitar, hopped in her car, and headed for graduate school. Now back with a new album, she shares her story of rising from the ashes. (Created for Lesley University.)
Listen to Lauren Pratt's story.
Cell Block Eddie
Eddie Pace, bail bondsman
Mississippi bail bondsman Eddie Pace, better known as Uncle Eddie, doesn't make it a habit to judge the people who call him from jail. He's happy to help...that is, until they decide not to show up in court. That's when it starts to get interesting.
'As for the Heart'
Erin Belieu, poet
Poet and professor Erin Belieu reads "As for the Heart," her bittersweet pandemic-era poem inspired by love, isolation, and growing older.
Sandra St Fleur, Lesley University
Diversity, equity, and inclusion have been a popular trio in recent years. Sandra St Fleur wants to make that a quintuple with the addition of justice. In this audio profile, St Fleur, the vice president of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice at Lesley University, shares her experiences growing up as a woman of color and why justice is as vital component of DEI work. (Created for Lesley University.)