We are The Leap, a new podcast produced out of KQED.
The Leap is about what it takes to start out one place and end up somewhere, or someone, else.
In other words, the American Dream, right? But we mean this in the broadest possible sense. Not just stories about economic, rags-to-riches transformations (though we will bring you those too) but transformations across gender, mental health, and marital status. These are stories about life’s big, dramatic transformations that – in many cases – don’t work out exactly as planned.
Judy will do some stories, Amy others. Each week we’ll introduce you to someone who made, or tried to make, a dramatic change. You’ll hear not just from the person at the heart of the story, but the people around her who pushed her forward or held her back: a 360-degree view.