Elevate Maryland

Elevate Maryland is a podcast and blog with a Maryland focus and Howard County roots.

The Elevate Podcast explores the policies, people, and stories that affect the state of Maryland. “Elevate” is defined as: to lift up or make higher, to raise in rank or status, to improve morally, intellectually, or culturally, and to raise the spirits of – just what we aim to do. With over 50 podcasts to date, Show Founders and Hosts Candace Dodson Reed and Tom Coale talk to newsmakers and everyday people in order to elevate the conversation and find out what matters most in our communities. Find a full list of all podcasts here

Upcoming Podcasts – Mark Your Calendars!

  • December 7, 2019, 4 pm – Episode 76: With Columbia Artist in Residence Ram Devineni
  • December 10, 2019, 6:30 pm – Episode 77: With Kweisi Mfume
  • December 30, 2019, 5:30 pm – Episode 78: Third Annual Year In Review Show
  • January 6, 2020, 6:30 pm – Episode 79: With Gina Dubbe and Dr. Leslie Apgar
  • January 15, 2020, 6:30 pm – Episode 80: With HoCo Transportation Director Bruce Gartner
  • January 27, 2020, 6:30 pm – Episode 81: With Maya Rockeymoore Cummings
  • January 30, 2020, 6:30 pm – Episode 82: With State Senator Will Smith

The Elevate Blog covers the latest news from the Elevate world, what we are doing and thinking about, and what we hope you’ll read with us and discuss. Elevate Editor Buffy Beaudoin-Schwartz pulls from the podcast, our writers, and current news. Elevate Writers Candace Dodson Reed, Tom Coale, Mickey GomezWendy RoyaltySabina Taj have inspirational and aspirational takes on what we need to do to Elevate Maryland and highlight perspectives from our guests, hosts and community. Read our blog posts here