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Youth mentor Jeff Perkins

Retired electrician Jeff Perkins grew up in Decatur, Illinois, and over the years, worked in a number of community organizations. He served on the Decatur School Board and is a past president of the Decatur chapter of the NAACP. He founded Caring Black Men of Decatur several years ago out of concern about young men getting into trouble.

Mid-American Gardener

Mid-American Gardener on Thursday, July 12, 2012

Host: Dianne Noland

Panelists: Gloria Young (Master Gardener, Vermilion County), Kaizad Irani (Parkland College Professor of Landscape Design) and Bill Erickson (Architect, Prairieview Land)

WILL Highlights

Black Science Matters logo feature u of i alma mater statue

#BlackScienceMatters

A short film series examining the severe underrepresentation of African-Americans in the sciences.


Vic Di Geronimo in WILL-FM's music library

Classic Mornings

Get more out of your classical music experience and check out Vic Di Geronimo’s blog.


ART/BTS wins 2 Tellys

For the second year in a row, the web series brought home both a Silver and Bronze Telly award.