National and North: a video series about empathy

National and North: a video series about empathy

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1https://s3.amazonaws.com/radiomilwaukee-wordpress-uploads/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/10141349/Screenshot-2016-10-10-14.08.52.pngNational & NorthEducators Credit UnionEducators Credit Unionhttps://s3.amazonaws.com/radiomilwaukee-wordpress-uploads/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/28143134/ecu_presents.jpghttps://ecu.comNational & North TeaserThis video series gets personal-- and pulls up a chair for you to join. We met 8 people along two of Milwaukee's longest streets. This is National & North.Jacobo [Episode 1]At the age of nine, Jacobo immigrated to the United States as a Nicaraguan refugee and made his home on Milwaukee's south side. After spending 16 years as an art teacher at Bruce-Guadalupe Community School, Jacobo was recently named the Managing Artistic Director of Latino Arts, Inc.https://s3.amazonaws.com/radiomilwaukee-wordpress-uploads/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/28122627/mqdefault.jpgBill [Episode 2]A devout Catholic, Bill raised six accomplished children with his beloved wife. Seven years ago, the couple celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary, and a short time after, Bill lost his wife to cancer. Bill is a retired prosecutor who now spends his time volunteering at homeless shelters.https://s3.amazonaws.com/radiomilwaukee-wordpress-uploads/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/28122857/mqdefault-1.jpgBritney [Episode 3]Britney is a straight shooter. Except when talking about her kids. Born in Thailand, Britney made her home and runs her own business on National Avenue.https://s3.amazonaws.com/radiomilwaukee-wordpress-uploads/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/28123316/mqdefault-2.jpgYollande [Episode 4]Yollande moved to Milwaukee from the African country Cameroon to obtain her second graduate degree. Her first Milwaukee address was on North Avenue and she now owns an African fusion restaurant on the same street.https://s3.amazonaws.com/radiomilwaukee-wordpress-uploads/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/28123943/mqdefault-3.jpg" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen>Ben [Episode 5]Ben is a social worker, passionate about social justice and dedicated to helping people overcome barriers to employment. Originally born Danielle, Ben ended a long-term relationship to begin transitioning in 2015. This is Episode 5 of National & North.https://s3.amazonaws.com/radiomilwaukee-wordpress-uploads/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/28124912/mqdefault-4.jpgJoey [Episode 6]A resident of Sherman Park, Joey is infectiously optimistic about his path in life. He is actively engaged in Running Rebels, an organization off North Avenue he credits with turning his life around.https://s3.amazonaws.com/radiomilwaukee-wordpress-uploads/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/28125246/mqdefault-5.jpgSteve [Episode 7]"The only people that survived the Holocaust in my family are the ones that came to the United States." Because his parents found refuge in the United States, Steve is the realization of the quintessential American Dream.https://s3.amazonaws.com/radiomilwaukee-wordpress-uploads/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/28125540/mqdefault-6.jpgTherese [Episode 8]Therese is a quiet fighter. Her episode concludes our series and reminds us that we all struggle in different ways, but the act of struggling unites us.https://s3.amazonaws.com/radiomilwaukee-wordpress-uploads/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/28125649/mqdefault-7.jpghttps://s3.amazonaws.com/radiomilwaukee-wordpress-uploads/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/04161253/threshold_header.jpghttp://radiomilwaukee.org/story/at-the-threshold/https://s3.amazonaws.com/radiomilwaukee-wordpress-uploads/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/28135200/Milwaukee_Gurda.jpghttp://radiomilwaukee.org/story/milwaukee-john-gurda-neighborhoods/