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Alicia Jo Rabins

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Alicia Jo Rabins: musician, composer, poet, and Jewish Educator.
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Alicia Jo Rabins: musician, composer, poet, and Jewish Educator.

Elizabeth Swados

One of the youngest playwrights ever to have a play produced on Broadway, Liz Swados was unafraid of tackling heavy subjects like politics, racism, and mental illness.

Janis Ian

Folk musician Janis Ian won a Grammy in 1975 for her song “At Seventeen,” then won a second in 2013 for Society’s Child, her spoken word autobiography.

Rising Voices Fellow Gabrielle Cantor in Color Guard (Cropped)

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2015-2016 Rising Voices Fellow Gabrielle Cantor participating in her school's Color Guard
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2015-2016 Rising Voices Fellow Gabrielle Cantor participating in her school's Color Guard

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Rising Voices Fellow Gabrielle Cantor in Color Guard

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2015-2016 Rising Voices Fellow Gabrielle Cantor participating in her school's Color Guard.
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2015-2016 Rising Voices Fellow Gabrielle Cantor participating in her school's Color Guard.

Rosa Eskenazi

Noted singer Roza Eskenazi enjoyed a second flowering of her career when Greek youth began a revival of traditional music in the 1970s.

Lisa Loeb

The first singer to have a Number One single in the US without a recording contract, Lisa Loeb has since proven that she is no one-hit wonder with a dozen albums to her credit.

Goapele

Determined to have fuller control over her burgeoning music career, R&B singer Goapele Mohlabane formed her own independent music label, Skyblaze Recordings, in 2001.

Lisa Loeb, June 2, 2011

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Lisa Loeb in Chicago, June 2, 2011.
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Lisa Loeb in Chicago, June 2, 2011.

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Goapele, 2015

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Goapele in Beverly Hills, California on June 25, 2015.
Courtesy of Glenn Francis/www.PacificProDigital.com.
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Goapele in Beverly Hills, California on June 25, 2015.

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