A podcast discussing community organizing in central Los Angeles leading up to an annual "Back 2 School Party," a day of live art, music and workshops for immigrant families in the L.A. City College area. Episodes include conversations with activists, artists, and more.
EPISODE 41 – USC STERILIZATION IS NO SMALL MATTER
In our 41st episode, we welcome poet, singer and educator Gina Loring to our podcast to talk about an article of her’s at The Root, “The Wounded Explaining the Wound,” which describes a hate speech incident Gina encountered while in a graduate studies program at the USC Rossier School of Education. According to the RossierContinue reading EPISODE 41 – USC STERILIZATION IS NO SMALL MATTER →
EPISODE 40 – SANITATION IN L.A. WITH SAL ROSES
In our 40th episode–the final for 2020–Sal Roses returns to our podcast, this time to chat about his experience as a supervisor for L.A. City Sanitation services, the city body which has overseen clean-ups of unhoused encampments on L.A.’s sidewalks and beneath L.A.’s freeway underpasses. Sal and I have a heart-felt talk about these clean-upsContinue reading EPISODE 40 – SANITATION IN L.A. WITH SAL ROSES →
EPISODE 39 – TO JOIN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL, OR NOT
In our 39th episode, we chat with Brett Shears, the founder of Vote Allies, an advocacy organization working to grant voting rights to historically disenfranchised communities, and a recent staffer for the successful Prop 17 campaign during this year’s elections. Brett and I have an extensive conversation on L.A.’s Neighborhood Council (NC) system, which isContinue reading EPISODE 39 – TO JOIN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD COUNCIL, OR NOT →
EPISODE 38 – DR. KENYA MITCHELL, PART I
In our 38th episode, we chat with Dr. Kenya Mitchell, a Black writer, professor, and lead editor for the new Mother Mortality Project: an anthology of stories by Black, Brown and Indigenous women documenting discrimination in their pregnancies at the hands of the American health-care system. Dr. Mitchell and I discuss parenting in the timeContinue reading EPISODE 38 – DR. KENYA MITCHELL, PART I →
J.T. EXCLUSIVE: ACTIVIST SPEAKS ON ARRESTS AT COLLEGE HOTEL IN EAST HOLLYWOOD
Listen to audio of an activist describing the recently attempted eviction at the College Hotel on Santa Monica boulevard in East Hollywood, a part of L.A. City Council Member Mitch O’Farrell’s district. J.T.
EPISODE 37 – ALISSA WALKER, CURBED L.A.
In our 37th episode, we chat with Alissa Walker, one of the co-hosts of the LA PODCAST, as well as editor of Curbed L.A. I ask Alissa just one miscellaneous question, followed by seven questions “in a pack.” We unfurl the pack and discuss for listeners, including about pedestrianism in L.A., the infamous Target HuskContinue reading EPISODE 37 – ALISSA WALKER, CURBED L.A. →
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Voice of East Hollywood
Honest, sincere and informative podcast with a focus on grass roots East Hollywood.
Relevant and interesting topics no one talks about in our inner cities. Keep spreading awareness and community Jimbo!
Ear to the streets
Proud of this podcast for our communities!