In California, a new generation of activists is advancing justice by promoting solidarity among disparate communities, cultures, and causes. Presented by comedian and social commentator Felonious Munk, The Brave tells the stories of these mostly unsung heroes who are discovering strength in unity and common cause with one another.
The Brave: Live in Sacramento
On April 25th, 2018 the brave men and women featured on the podcast came together to share their stories, and reflect on the importance of solidarity today.
DJ Ome and Alicia Olivarez: Ritmos sin fronteras
Omequetzal Lopez and Alicia Olivarez are the co-founders of Dulce Upfront and FresCo, a collective of artists and activists in Fresno who are using music and art to convene diverse communities of color and spark social movements in the rural Central Valley.
Yeimi Lopez: Healing for Change
Yeimi is an undocumented farmer and community organizer in Sacramento with the ANSWER Coalition.
Dean Welliver: Standing with Queer Youth in California's Heartland
Dean Welliver is a youth organizer in Bakersfield with the Dolores Huerta Foundation and journalist for South Kern Sol, organizing around LGBTQ youth issues in Kern County.
Rida Hamida: ‘California Girl’ in a Pink Hijab
Rida Hamida is a pink hijab wearing first-generation Palestinian-American Muslim woman who helped launch a project called “Taco Trucks at Every Mosque”
Alicia Garza: Connecting Movements
Alicia Garza, co-founder of Black Lives Matter, sees an opportunity now for a generation of activists to dramatically re-shape our world. And she’s not waiting around for someone else to do it.