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Top Five

The Top Five Featuring José Olivarez

  Welcome to the Top Five. It’s Monday and that means it’s back to business. If you’re looking for inspiration, we got you covered. Every Monday, we invite some of our favorite artists to share five links that inspire them. Tune in to find new music, poems, and more. Today, we have YCA’s Marketing Manager,…
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The Top Five Featuring Bill Ayers

Welcome to the Top Five. It’s Monday and that means it’s back to business. If you’re looking for inspiration, we got you covered. Every Monday, we invite some of our favorite artists to share five links that inspire them. Tune in to find new music, poems, and more. Today, we have Bill Ayers sharing his…
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The Top Five Featuring Benjamin Alfaro

  Welcome to the Top Five. It’s Monday and that means it’s back to business. If you’re looking for inspiration, we got you covered. Every Monday, we invite some of our favorite artists to share five links that inspire them. Tune in to find new music, poems, and more. Today, we have Benjamin Alfaro sharing…
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The Top Five Featuring E’mon Lauren

Welcome to the Top Five. It’s Monday and that means it’s back to business.  If you’re looking for inspiration, we got you covered. Every Monday, we invite some of our favorite artists to share five links that inspire them. Tune in to find new music, poems, and more.   Today, we have E’mon Lauren sharing…
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The Top Five Featuring Kush Thompson

Welcome to the Top Five. We know it’s Monday and you may be looking for inspiration, and we are here to help! Every Monday, we will be inviting some of our favorite artists to share five links that inspire them. Tune in to find some new music, poems, and more. Today, we have Kush Thompson…
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The Top Five Featuring Kevin Coval

Welcome to the Top Five. We know it’s Monday and you may be looking for inspiration, and we are here to help! Every Monday, we will be inviting some of our favorite artists to share five links that inspire them. Tune in to find some new music, poems, and more. Today, we have Kevin Coval talking…
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The Top Five Featuring Nate Marshall

  Welcome to the Top Five. We know it’s Monday and you may be looking for inspiration, and we are here to help! Every Monday, we will be inviting some of our favorite artists to share five links that inspire them. Tune in to find some new music, poems, and more. Today, we have Nate…
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The Top Five Featuring Jamila Woods

Welcome to the Top Five. We know it’s Monday and you may be looking for inspiration, and we are here to help! Every Monday, we will be inviting some of our favorite artists to share five links that inspire them. Tune in to find some new music, poems, and more.  Today’s Top Five comes from…
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The Top Five Featuring Bebe O’Hare

Hello YCA Fam, Welcome to the Top Five. We know it’s Monday and you may be looking for inspiration, and we are here to help! Every Monday, we will be inviting some of our favorite artists to share five links that inspire them. Tune in to find some new music, poems, and more. Today’s Top…
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The Top Five Featuring Aziza Barnes

Hello YCA Fam, Welcome to the Top Five. We know it’s Monday and you may be looking for inspiration, and we are here to help! Every Monday, we will be inviting some of our favorite artists to share five links that inspire them. Tune in to find some new music, poems, and more. Today’s Top…
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