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“Good Morning, Neighbors,” Interviews Beat the Streets on WKDU-FM (91.7)
Start Date: 5/2/2019Start Time: 9:00 AM
End Date: 5/2/2019End Time: 9:30 AM
Event Description

Radio station WKDU-FM (91.7) will broadcast an interview with the executive director of Beat the Streets, James Mangan, and two of his student mentors Henry Williams and Ousmane Diarra on Thursday, May 2, 2019, at 9 a.m.

Through mentorship and wrestling, Beat the Streets provides athletic, academic and personal guidance to Philadelphia’s neighborhood youth. “Who benefits more, the mentor or the mentee?” asks Mangan, reflecting on the relationships built through their mentorship program.

Drexel students Jane-Janette Ansah, Fatimah Seyed-Ali, Melanie Huot, Aarohaa Satyal, Allison Durham, Seth Zurlo and Ian Norris produced, hosted and recorded the series of radio interviews with local nonprofit organizations in Drexel’s neighborhood in the winter term of 2019. The series is entitled “Good Morning, Neighbors” and airs on Drexel’s WKDU-FM (91.7) in the spring term 2019.

The interview with Beat the Streets Philadelphia will be rebroadcast on Thursday, May 9, 2019, at 9:00 am and archived as a podcast on

For more information about this interview series, contact Lawrence Souder, director, Drexel Edits, at 215.571.4634, or email

Contact Information:
Name: Lawrence Souder
Phone: 215.895.2730
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