Why I Support WBHM and the SED: Linda Stephan

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Linda Stephan is a local artist and art historian who values reporting from the Southern Education Desk at WBHM. She’s lived in the Birmingham area most of her life and has taught at several area universities.

“I’m very, very interested in education and learning,” says Stephan. “That’s why I’m so supportive of the Southern Education Desk. I think it’s so important, especially in our state, which is one of the poorest in the country. We have such a challenge facing us with education.”

And she sees how education and reporting together can affect the individual and the collective.

“One of the core principals of my being is that people need to be informed. I think if we’re better informed we make better choices, we have a better government, we have brighter people, and just a better all around community.”

She says WBHM and the Southern Education Desk work toward those goals every day.

Make your pledge now to support WBHM, the SED, and all the local, regional, and national programming you value on north-central Alabama’s public radio station. Click the player above to hear Linda herself on why she contributes.

 

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