About the host

al-letson_webAl Letson is a playwright, performance poet and actor. He is also the host and executive producer of “State of the Re:Union,” one of the fastest-growing public radio programs, airing on more than 200 stations. In each episode, “State of the Re:Union” travels to an American city or town to tell stories about the people and explore how communities are being created. The program won a 2013 Edward R. Murrow Award in the news documentary category. Letson resides in Jacksonville, Fla.