Generation Listen Powered by Minnesota Public Radio

Mar 1, 2018

We are Generation Listen

We're here to connect new, younger, and more diverse audiences to Minnesota Public Radio, and to play a key strategic role in community-building and content development in service of MPR's mission “to enrich the mind and nourish the spirit, thereby enhancing the lives and expanding the perspectives of our audiences, and assisting them in strengthening their communities.”

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Meet The Generation Listen Advisory Council

Meet our current advisory council. They’ve brought their passion for MPR and know-how to help bring our mission to life.

Abeer Syedah
MPR
Abeer Syedah

Diversity & Inclusion & Equity & Advocacy. Find me on Twitter.

Airrion Williams
MPR
Airrion Williams

Young + Happy + Determined + Music + Movement. Find me at: Instagram: instagram.com/daddysoul

Alexis Smith
MPR
Alexis Smith

Diversity, Inclusion, Equity. Find me at a Gen Listen meeting.

Allison Broeren
MPR
Allison Broeren

Storyteller, marketer, and social media manager. Find me at Strike Theater

Andrew Rockway
MPR
Andrew Rockway

democracy + basketball + taco enthusiast. Find me twitter.com/arockway

Anil Hurkadli
MPR
Anil Hurkadli

Passionate advocate for students. Change maker. Find me at a Gen Listen meeting.

Arielle Johnson
MPR
Arielle Johnson

she/her/hers College Access Nut + Musichead + Outdoor Enthusiast. Find me on linkedin.com

Bianca Dawkins
MPR
Bianca Dawkins

Community organizer. Find me at a Gen Listen meeting.

Carl Bates
MPR
Carl Bates

MPR super volunteer. Find me at a Gen Listen meeting.

Emilia Kaczynski
MPR
Emilia Kaczynski

First Gen - Francophile - Traveler. Find me on social media.

Jennifer Ingram
MPR
Jennifer Ingram

Inclusion+Authentic+wanderlust+adventure+curious. Find me at jobs.mayoclinic.org/diversity-inclusion

July Vang
MPR
July Vang

Revolutionary Changemaker + Community Maximizer + Collaborator + Social Healer. Find me at hmongmuseummn.org

Marcus Harcus
MPR
Marcus Harcus

Love, Freedom, Peace. You can find me at LegalizeItMN.com

Mary Uran
MPR
Mary Uran

Girls on the Run + Leader + Changemaker. Find at gotrtwincities.org

Matthew Vinge
MPR
Matthew Vinge

Classical music superfan. Find me at a concert.

May Losloso
MPR
May Losloso

RadAzn + Community Organizer + Advocate + Arts Supporter. Find me in conversations about demilitarization.

Meher Khan
MPR
Meher Khan

Designer, Illustrator, Writer, Communicator. Find me at meherkhan.com

Mitch Hawes
MPR
Mitch Hawes

Music fiend, a podcast connoisseur, a casual bookworm, a furtive expert on the Twin Cities antiquing scene. Find me on social media.

Molly Sullivan
MPR
Molly Sullivan

Collaborator + Evaluator + Bicyclist + Advocate. Find me at terralunacollaborative.com

Patrick Roisen
MPR
Patrick Roisen

Community + Engagement + Partner + Environment + Sustainable. Find me at hhh.umn.edu

Rebekah Cook
MPR
Rebekah Cook

Cultural Contributor via Inspiring Small Businesses. Find me at mrscookr.com

Richard Davis
MPR
Richard Davis

Travel, running, theater, foodie + Marketing/Communications. Find me a Gen Listen meeting.

Rico Duran
MPR
Rico Duran

Radio host, community organizer. Find me at a Gen Listen meeting.

Sagirah Shahid
MPR
Sagirah Shadid

Award-winning Minneapolis based poet. Creative spirit. Find me at a poetry reading.

Will Bornstein
MPR
Will Bornstein

Attorney. MPR Fan and donor. Find me at a Gen Listen meeting.

Contact Us

Ka Vang, Director of Impact and Community Engagement
MPR
Ka Vang, Director of Impact and Community Engagement

Writer + Mommy + Proud Hmong + Public Radio Employee. Find me on Wikipedia. Contact: 651.290.1395 / kvang@mpr.org

Marcheta Fornoff
Caroline Yang for MPR News
MPR News producer Marcheta Fornoff

MPR news producer. Journalism youth volunteer. Find me on social media. Contact: 651.290.1076 / mfornoff@mpr.org