49 episodes

Two social justice educators working to unite the Black and Brown communities through education, storytelling and community engagement.

Black, Brown & Bilingüe Lissette Jacobson and Maurice McDavid

    • Education
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Two social justice educators working to unite the Black and Brown communities through education, storytelling and community engagement.

    Ink and Insights: From Educator to Storyteller with Djuana Okotete

    Ink and Insights: From Educator to Storyteller with Djuana Okotete

    Join us for an inspiring episode featuring Djuana Okotete, a former teacher who bravely transitioned from education to the corporate world before finding her true calling as a children's book author and reading advocate. Djuana shares the emotional challenges of leaving behind her beloved profession, the unexpected intersections between education and corporate life, and the fulfilling journey of returning to her passion for storytelling. With candid insights into her creative process and the impact of her work on young readers, Djuana's story reminds us of the power of following our passions against all odds

    • 44 min
    Talk Less, Smile More: Navigating Introverts and Extroverts in the Work Place

    Talk Less, Smile More: Navigating Introverts and Extroverts in the Work Place

    Lissette and Maurice talk about their experience being extroverted leaders and how to navigate working with fellow extroverts as well as introverts in the work place.

    • 31 min
    Who is your Mt. Rushmore?

    Who is your Mt. Rushmore?

    Join Lissette and Maurice as they kick off season 5 with a discussion of who they would invite to dinner and talk all things leadership.

    • 32 min
    How to Talk to People who you Disagree With: A Conversation with Journalist Monica Guzman

    How to Talk to People who you Disagree With: A Conversation with Journalist Monica Guzman

    Mónica Guzmán is Senior Fellow for Public Practice at Braver Angels, a nonprofit working to depolarize America, founder and CEO of Reclaim Curiosity, an organization working to build a more curious world; and author of I Never Thought Of It That Way: How to Have Fearlessly Curious Conversations in Dangerously Divided Times.

    • 51 min
    5 Tips How Teachers and Administrators Can Add Positivity to Their School with Sandy Cristobal

    5 Tips How Teachers and Administrators Can Add Positivity to Their School with Sandy Cristobal

    Sandy Cristobal is a bilingual educator and administrator. Sandy came to the US with her family when she was seven years old. Her trajectory as a newcomer and English learner led her to pursue education and become a teacher and now administrator. In this episode Sandy shares 5 tips for anyone working in a school setting on how to have a more positive work experience.

    • 51 min
    Taking Control of White Lives Matter and DEI spaces with Civic Cipher Part 2

    Taking Control of White Lives Matter and DEI spaces with Civic Cipher Part 2

    It this part 2 of 2 episode, Lissette and Maurice sit down with two syndicated radio hosts who were gained national attention after they acquired the rights to the "White Lives Matter" copyright so no one can profit off it.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Clement Townsend ,

Great podcast for educators

I truly enjoy this podcat. The two hosts are so transparent and relatable. They do a great job of tackling real issues.

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