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A biweekly podcast with Maryland focus and Howard County roots, exploring the policies, people, and stories that affect the state of Maryland. Each episode we’ll talk to newsmakers and everyday people in order to elevate the conversation and find out what matters most.

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    • 4.3, 34 Ratings

A biweekly podcast with Maryland focus and Howard County roots, exploring the policies, people, and stories that affect the state of Maryland. Each episode we’ll talk to newsmakers and everyday people in order to elevate the conversation and find out what matters most.

    Honoring Black Philanthropy Month with Women's Giving Circle

    Honoring Black Philanthropy Month with Women's Giving Circle

    August is Black Philanthropy Month. In this episode, Candace and Tom interview Malynda Madzel and Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz about the Women's Giving Circle and the importance of philanthropic inclusion.

    • 47 min
    Housing 14,000 with Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership's Adria Crutchfield

    Housing 14,000 with Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership's Adria Crutchfield

    In this episode, Candace and Tom interview Baltimore Regional Housing Partnership's Executive Director Adria Crutchfield. The BHRP is dedicated to providing housing for lower income families in "safe, healthy, and economically vibrant communities." Adria discusses many of the obstacles to obtaining such housing and the means by which the BHRP provides subsidies to live in such areas.

    • 52 min
    "Facts, Truths, and Realities" with Delegate Marc Korman

    "Facts, Truths, and Realities" with Delegate Marc Korman

    Candace and Tom return from hiatus for this wide-ranging interview with Delegate Marc Korman, who represents Montgomery County's 16th District. They discuss the decision on whether to hold a Special Session, COVID-19 tests from South Korean, and Delegate Korman's successful effort to have archived editions of the Maryland Manual posted online. He even brought back the long lost tradition of host gifts!

    • 44 min
    Maryland NAACP Youth President Isaac Allen

    Maryland NAACP Youth President Isaac Allen

    This week, Candace and Tom interview Maryland NAACP Youth President, and Reservoir High School student, Isaac Allen about how the youth are responding to and participating in the Black Lives Matter movement. He discusses what inspired him to become more involved and how we should talk about race. We were excited to have another inspiring young leader on the show and are sure you'll enjoy this one!

    • 38 min
    Exploring the Edu-Tech Divide with Gigi Sohn

    Exploring the Edu-Tech Divide with Gigi Sohn

    In this episode, Candace and Tom talk with technology and communications expert Gigi Sohn about how the need for universal access to broadband internet has never been greater. We also address the consequences of continuing a "have and have not" market for internet access as more of our educational system goes online.

    • 55 min
    "Cartoonists Are Sheepdogs" with Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher

    "Cartoonists Are Sheepdogs" with Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher

    Join Candace and Tom for this fun, engaging, and illuminating conversation with award-winning cartoonist and political satirist Kevin "KAL" Kallaugher.  Kal's cartoons have been featured in over 100 publications, but has been a prominent fixture in The Economist and The Baltimore Sun for years. He discusses "the line" that cartoonists walk, and sometimes cross, when engaging their audience via the medium of political cartoons.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
34 Ratings

34 Ratings

election interviews ,

Interviews with 7th district candidates

Thank you for such insightful and informative interviews with the candidates running for the 7th congressional district. You provided a comprehensive forum for the candidates to express themselves and provide information on their platforms. The election is here and you provide another format to research candidates opinions and topics.

mahjongonthego ,

Growing an informed community

“Maryland focus with Howard County roots” is the perfect tagline for Elevate MD, feature engaging discussions with leaders, authors and artists about issues of importance to our county and state.

Matao54 ,

Gravitate to Elevate

If you love Maryland and especially central Maryland then you will love this podcast. Both hosts are brilliant and they always cover relevant matters like education, civil rights, budgetary concerns, civic engagement, and leadership. Keep up the great work!

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