Author: TSVP

The Social Voice Project is an innovative public interest media effort specializing in creative grass-roots media production and podcasting partnerships with community oriented individuals and organizations.

Larry Bruno Foundation  Elizabeth “Betty” Asche Douglas | The Magic     On episode 11 of The Magical Coach Podcast, Rick Mancini talks with Beaver County’s resident renaissance woman and Beaver Falls native, Elizabeth “Betty” Asche Douglas, about her extraordinary accomplishments as a pioneering African American educator, artist, singer, local historian, and 2020 Circle of Achievement […]

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This. Is. My. Story. A Spoken Word Showcase   On February 21, 2020, Uncommon Grounds Cafe presented a community storytelling and spoken word celebration in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania. “This. Is. My. Story.” is hosted by Andrenna Williams and features the voices and stories of Zabriawn Smith, Laturne Beasley Jr., Amber Dorsett, Jamie Smith, Jessical Jeffries-Spencer, Shane’na […]

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Larry Bruno Foundation  Ron Main, Rick Mancini, Steve Higgins | The Mission     On episode 10 of The Magical Coach Podcast, Larry Bruno Foundation board members Ron Main (chair), Rick Mancini, and Steve Higgins (Hall of Achievement curator) talk about the history of the foundation, its new mission in the community, and coaching the […]

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Watermarking History (Laying Claim to the Public Domain)   Some of the work public historians do is create interpretive displays around significant dates, events, or other historical subject matter.  Take for example a local history museum’s commemoration of WWII, featuring hometown memorabilia, artifacts, newspaper clippings, and oral history interviews with veterans. To give the public […]

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Larry Bruno Foundation  Mike DeChellis | Close to Home   On episode 9 of The Magical Coach Podcast, Rick Mancini talks with legendary Beaver County athlete, coach, and educator Mike DeChellis about growing up in Beaver Falls, the importance of sports, and receiving life changing guidance from the many coaches he played under, including Larry […]

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Stories of Struggle and Survival Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. ~Margaret Mead     On January 29, 2020, Storyburgh hosted a moth-style storytelling event at the East End Cooperative Ministry with the theme, “Stories of Struggle and […]

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Recognizing What Women Done Did   WOMEN’S HISTORY MATTERS In 1904 the Rev. Joseph H. Bausman opens his centennial account of our county by saying, “Beaver County, Pennsylvania, has a wealth of historic interest beyond what many even of its own most intelligent citizens appreciate.” More than a century later Bausman’s estimation of our collective […]

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McKeesport Little Theater It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play     On episode 13 of the TSVP Radio Theater Podcast, we present It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, performed and recorded before a live audience at the McKeesport Little Theater in McKeesport, Pennsylvania.     Let’s keep local podcasting alive!  If you […]

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