Small Change: Women of Color Building a Business Legacy

About the Program

This installment from Small Change highlights the stories of five minority women-owned small business owners—Native, Black and Latina that looks at the time and sweat equity it took to start the businesses, the critical pivots they made to keep their businesses afloat during the early months of the pandemic, and what they are doing now to keep their businesses running and growing.

Small Change: Money Stories from the Neighborhood is a podcast and learning platform highlighting smart, practical, and collaborative money skills developed by people living with lower and unstable incomes. Hosts Chris Farrell and Twila Dang talk to community members who are redefining wealth, the value of community and the purpose of money. Money wisdom taught by the true experts –people who have learned from experience.


One hour

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Preview/Audition Audio available: March 28, 2022
Promo spot available: March 28, 2022
Program rundown available: April 1, 2022
Date content will be uploaded: April 1, 2022


Broadcast Window

April 4, 2022 - May 31, 2022

Broadcast Rights

Available to all APM affiliates; subscription to the APM Presents package is not required for carriage. Affiliate stations may carry this program multiple times before June 1, 2022. The program must be carried in its entirety. No excerpting is permitted. Simulcast streaming rights are available for this program. Prior to carrying this program, stations must contact their American Public Media Station Relations Representative.

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Chris Farrell, Co-host and producer

Chris is senior economics contributor at Minnesota Public Radio and Marketplace, American Public Media’s nationally syndicated public radio business and economic programs. He’s a columnist for PBS Next Avenue and the Minneapolis Star Tribune. He’s written several books, with his most recent Purpose and a Paycheck (HarperCollins Leadership 2019).

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Twila Dang, Co-host and producer

Twila is an entrepreneur and Founder and CEO of Matriarch Digital Media, a women-centered, women-focused media company and online community that understands, encourages and uplifts women. We are changing the way the world talks to and talks about women and girls. She combines women-focused content with actionable steps to build community across audio, social media platforms and live events.

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