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What Makes

Chester Home

After months of working together, a group Chester Made advisors are ready to premiere their digitally archived stories about "What makes Chester home." These are their Chester stories.

"Chester Grows Me" by Misty Sol

Misty Sol is a long time Chester Made advisor who most recently was part of the first cohort of Chester Made Artist and Storyteller Residents. Misty hones in on her connection to nature in her Chester story and has invited others to do the same.

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 Made Digital Storyboard advisory group is just one more way of spreading this and other uplifting stories in Chester.

Amanda's Chester Story

Amanda Johnson of Visions Video Pro has helped document numerous Chester Made discussions and programs, including the well-attested Illuminate Chester Series. Now she tells her sentimental Chester story as a dedicated advisor to the Chester Made digital storyboard.

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.