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Artistically Speaking Podcast (Summit County)

Artistically Speaking Podcast (Summit County)

By DEIA Advisory Board

Sharing authentic conversations that spark change, elevate voices often unheard, and share triumphant stories of change right here in Summit County.
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Artistically Speaking Podcast (Summit County)Apr 19, 2023

Conversion Therapy

Conversion Therapy

On this episode of the Artistically Speaking Podcast our guests are Alana Jochum Executive Director of Equality Ohio in Columbus an DEIA Advisory Colleague, Jocelyn Grant.

In this show we will be discussing Conversion Therapy.

Conversion Therapy refers to the widely practice that attempts to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

“Artistically Speaking” seeks to both engage and inform listeners by featuring a line-up of co-hosts and content experts who will share information and resources and spark conversation.

The podcast is one piece of the work of the Advisory Board, with a calendar of professional learning opportunities also available throughout the year at no cost. Learn more about “DEIA Advisory Board Presents….” at

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Getting to Know The Arts and Culture DEIA Advisory Board

Getting to Know The Arts and Culture DEIA Advisory Board

The Arts & Culture DEIA Advisory Board is a 15 person board that started in 2019.

The board was given a commendation by Summit County Executive Illene Shapiro in 2022 for being an advisory board of thought leaders. The board advocates by assisting in developing priorities to advance equity in Summit County’s arts and culture sector.

Host by Advisory Board member and local community builder Ace Epps, we are join with the following below:

Chair- Dr. Sheldon Wrice, Vice President of Inclusion & Equity at the University of Akron,

Co-Chair Jocelyn Grant, Education and Volunteer Director at South Street Ministries

Bryce Lowry, Founder of Art for Autism Cares

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