Michele Norris: Relaxed, yet vigorous

Insightful. Trustworthy. Relaxed, yet rigorous. They all come to mind when you hear Michele Norris, who for a decade graced the airwaves as the first African-American female host of NPR’s longest-running program, All Things Considered. Perhaps you also heard and saw her very recently when she interviewed former First lady Michelle Obama during her “Becoming”…

Upswell 101: Understanding the program

This post is one in a three-part introduction to the Upswell experience. Other installments focus on design and community. Following two years of planning, intentional outreach and listening to changemakers for design and programming ideas, Upswell LA sprang to life bigger than almost anyone could have anticipated. With more than 225 activities scheduled across three…