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Abuelas en Acción (Grandmothers in Action) is an exciting podcast hosted by Marie Dahlstrom and Dr. Rosemary Celaya-Alston! This podcast focuses on health equity and economic justice, climate change and immigration justice. Abuelas en Acción will interview guests whose stories will inspire us through understanding toward practical action—to break through limits. Abuelas en Acción are grandmothers who care about the future of our country. Learn more at https://www.familiasenaccion.org/podcasts/

Abuelas en Acción: A Multicultural Podcast for Our Common Good Abuelas en Acción

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Abuelas en Acción (Grandmothers in Action) is an exciting podcast hosted by Marie Dahlstrom and Dr. Rosemary Celaya-Alston! This podcast focuses on health equity and economic justice, climate change and immigration justice. Abuelas en Acción will interview guests whose stories will inspire us through understanding toward practical action—to break through limits. Abuelas en Acción are grandmothers who care about the future of our country. Learn more at https://www.familiasenaccion.org/podcasts/

    La Semillita of Action: Latinx Working for the Health of our Oceans

    La Semillita of Action: Latinx Working for the Health of our Oceans

    Marce Gutiérrez Graudins talks about her journey of determination as the Founder and Executive director of Azul, an international Latinx organization that works to protect coasts and oceans.   Marce is environmental justice advocate who began her career in the commercial fishing and aquaculture fields, She talks about hope for the future of our oceans and returning to our roots and values of our familias that can guide us all in taking action for the health of our planet and future generations.
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    The Power of Women: "Building Community for Climate Action, One Latina/Mama/Abuela at a Time"

    The Power of Women: "Building Community for Climate Action, One Latina/Mama/Abuela at a Time"

    Mark Magaña, CEO of GreenLatinos, talks about this important moment for all of us to do our part for climate change.  He talks about the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Egypt (COP 27) and what all of us can do in our families and communities.  
    Join us for this inspirational interview that will propel each of us to take action.  You can become a member of GreenLatinos at greenlatinos.org.
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    Decolonizing Music: Confronting Racial Trauma in the Music Classroom

    Decolonizing Music: Confronting Racial Trauma in the Music Classroom

    Dr. Tammy Yi shares her powerful journey as a first gen Korean student to Professor of Music at Chapman University.  Tammy listened to mariachi music growing up in her diverse community of immigrants in Los Angeles. Along with her distinguished career as a musician and music educator she brought her love of mariachi music to the  Chapman University campus to form Mariachi Panteras.  Tammy speaks about racism, the power of community, music, equity and racial healing.
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    • 59 min
    Mariposas Poderosas: My Sense of Belonging

    Mariposas Poderosas: My Sense of Belonging

    Diana Rodriguez-Pena felt a sense of calmness when she first visited the campus of Washington State University.  She knew this was the right university for her.  She shares the challenges of being an undocumented and first gen student and the power of her support network and familia, Mariposas Poderosas.
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    Mariposas Poderosas: Unpacking our Feelings

    Mariposas Poderosas: Unpacking our Feelings

    Mayra Angel talks about two defining moments in her life as an undocumented, queer Latinx.  She also talks about participating in counseling with her parents and how it strengthened her relationship with them.  She shares the importance of parents listening to their children.
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    • 22 min
    Mariposas Poderosas: The Moment Life Changed for a 10 year old

    Mariposas Poderosas: The Moment Life Changed for a 10 year old

    Alex Diaz speaks about her defining moment as a 10 year old who moved with her family to Texas.  She talks about the role her mother's value of education played in her journey to Washington State University.
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    • 28 min

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