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  • Chester is Home

    Deborah Montgomery is a Chester Made Champion who advocates for the arts and humanities in Chester, PA every day. She shows her love for her city through good memories of the historic waterfront, her love of gardening, and sharing stories with and about the people who make Chester home to her. Check out how Debbie remains creative and creates beauty everyday in her community.
  • One Click Away

    Ricky L. Taylor is a poet, author, and motivational speaker from Chester, PA. "Uncle Ricky,” as he is called by his students and mentees, dedicates his life wholeheartedly to helping more youth in his hometown overcome the obstacles he faced: helplessness, hopelessness, insecurity, and confusion, and replace them with hope, help, security, and direction. Through the work of the Making A Change Group and other non-profit organizations, this budding entrepreneur has become one of the new faces for change in Delaware County. Follow Uncle Ricky (@UncRicky) on Instagram for performance updates, book releases, speaking engagements and community events.
  • Amanda's Chester Story

    Amanda Johnson of Visions Video Pro has helped document numerous community discussions and programs in Chester. Now she tells her sentimental Chester story as a dedicated advisor to Chester Digital Stories.
  • Twyla's Chester Story

    Twyla "Ms. T" Simpkins is the founder and director of The Yes We Can Achievement & Cultural Center, and has led numerous Chester Made history programs, including the 2018 humanities summer Camp LegaCy: Making My Museum. In this story, Ms. T reminisces about what has always made Chester home to her.
  • Stefan's Chester Story

    In his Chester Matters Blog, local journalist Stefan Roots brings us the latest and greatest in Chester news, including coverage of many Chester Made events. In his Chester story you'll hear why it's no surprise he always knows what's going down in Overtown.
  • Jean-Pierre's Chester Story

    Jean-Pierre founded CMPRadio.net with the intent of being a strong and positive voice of his city. Joining the Chester Digital Stories Advisory Board is just one more way of spreading this and other uplifting stories in Chester.