80 episodes

La Verdad Podcast is a show where urban Latinos have in depth discussions on history, music, culture, and news. Frequent guests add flavor to the show by spotlighting their personal journeys and thoughts on life.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 29 Ratings

La Verdad Podcast is a show where urban Latinos have in depth discussions on history, music, culture, and news. Frequent guests add flavor to the show by spotlighting their personal journeys and thoughts on life.

    The Sex Talk Episode w/ Nicole Holmes

    The Sex Talk Episode w/ Nicole Holmes

    The crew sits down with Sex Health expert and educator Nicole Holmes to discuss a wide range of topics involving sex. We start out the conversation with Nicky’s insights and discovery that public health was of interest to her. We embark into best methods of discussing sex with kids, sex health and safe sex. Check out the free clinics around the city of Chicago including Nicky’s suggestions on practicing safe sex. For more information on Nicole Holmes and her work check out the links below:

    FB: Nicky Hearts Public Health

    Email: nickyheartspublichealth@gmail.com

    For the video version of this show visit us on Youtube: 

    FB: @laverdadltd

    IG: @laverdadltd

    Twitter: @laverdadltd

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Blogging, Food and Culture w/ Felicia Hernandez

    Blogging, Food and Culture w/ Felicia Hernandez

    Familia! We are joined this week by Chicago based blogger Felicia Hernandez of gorditasway. “Gordita’s Way” is a comedic paradox intended to use her experiences as a Latina woman navigating the complexity of diet culture. We sit down and talk about her journey as a blogger and travel enthusiast, overcoming the stigma, diet and culture. Make sure to check out her blog, sit back and enjoy.

    Felicia’s Links:

    Website: https://gorditasway.wordpress.com/

    Instagram: @gorditasway

    La Verdad Links:

    Website: www.laverdadltd.com

    Instagram: @laverdadltd

    Twitter: @laverdadltd

    Facebook: @laverdadltd

    • 45 min
    NextGen LatinX an Interview w/ David Gloria

    NextGen LatinX an Interview w/ David Gloria

    This weeks episode features NextGen LatinX founder David Gloria in dialogue with Christian and VFig. The crew sits back to discuss NextGen LatinX and the importance of networking in the Latino Community.

    NextGen Latinx vision is to become a go-to resource for young Latinx to discover impactful career opportunities, career advice, events and connect with a network of like-minded young Latinx in Chicago & suburbs to help each other succeed. 

    David Gloria’s Social Media:

    FB: David Gloria

    Linkedin: David Gloria

    NextGen LatinX

    FB: https://www.facebook.com/NextGenLatinx/

    Join us as we officially sponsor NextGen LatinX at their upcoming networking event.  

    More information available here:

    Summer Networking Event

    https://www.facebook.com/events/630749123961633/

    • 34 min
    Chicago, History and Legacy an Interview w/ Evaristo “Tito” Rodriguez

    Chicago, History and Legacy an Interview w/ Evaristo “Tito” Rodriguez

    This weeks episode of La Verdad Podcast we are joined by cultural worker and community leader Evaristo “Tito” Rodriguez. We talk about his life and work within the city of Chicago and the Puerto Rican community. His life in Puerto Rico and high school years at Roberto Clemente High School in Chicago which ignited his fire for activism and community work. Tito gives us a look into the historical years of the early 80’s within the community, the start of the “Bomba” music classes and eventually his creation of “AfriCaribe”. This interview will definitely give you a trip back in time as we discuss history that has shaped the Chicago Latino community as a whole.
    Tito Rodriguez Social Media:
    Website: www.africaribe.net
    Facebook: www.facebook.com/africaribe 
    Instagram: @africaribe
    Upcoming Event:
    Arbol de Sombra and Africaribe’s monthly bombazo
    Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2106278646309989/

    • 1 hr 7 min
    El Backstage - Interview with Juan Pablo Díaz

    El Backstage - Interview with Juan Pablo Díaz

    This episode of SRBCC & La Verdad Podcast “El Backstage” features actor, musician and composer Juan Pablo Díaz directly from Puerto Rico. As part of the Borinken me Llama series of the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center is hosting in Chicago, Il.  

    We sit back to chat about his career in the acting and music industries and how he got started. Starting out very young in a family of actors and musicians, Juan Pablo discusses how his first step on a stage felt at a very young age. We also discuss topics regarding the current “Latin Trap” trend in Puerto Rico, the basis of all of his songs, and how to be “real” with your audience.

    Youtube version: https://youtu.be/SWSEpCRUUA8

    Take the opportunity to check out Juan Pablo Díaz perform live in Chicago at the following events:

    Friday, July 20, 2018

    Location: Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center

    Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/2168447903385732/

    Saturday, July 21, 2018

    Event: Summerdance

    Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/953028208194603/

    Juan Pablo Díaz Social Media:

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/juanpablodiazpr/

    Instagram: @juanpipr

    Snapchat: @juanpipr

    Twitter: @juanpipr

    Booking: juanpablodiazmusica@gmail.com

    SRBCC Social Media:

    Website: www.srbcc.org

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SRBCC/

    La Verdad Social Media:

    Website: www.laverdadltd.com

    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/laverdadltd/

    Instagram: @laverdadltd

    Twitter: @laverdadltd

    • 49 min
    Modeling, Law and Facts w/ Kyara Garza, Esq.

    Modeling, Law and Facts w/ Kyara Garza, Esq.

    We sit back this week to chat with our friend and Attorney at Law Kyara Garza about her career in law and modeling. The highlights of our conversations include her start in modeling and how she became interested in law. We then get into the discussion of law terminology and case procedures. Kyara discusses her modeling industry highlights including some of the aspects she is able to bring over to the legal industry. Check out this dope interview for more insights on what has made our guest a top Latina Entrepreneur in the industry.

    Video version: https://youtu.be/4Y7M8f2Kmso

    Kyara Garza’s social media:

    Facebook: Kyara Garza

    Instagram: @low_ky_

    Follow us on social media:

    Facebook: @laverdadltd

    Instagram: @laverdadltd

    Twitter: @laverdadltd

    www.laverdadltd.com

    If you have any questions, comments or concerns email us at podcast@laverdadltd.com

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
29 Ratings

29 Ratings

reinadelsurside ,

Chi Town luv!

The Abel M. ep was my fave! Love listening to your episodes. And also as a Chi southwest side fan I see y’all holding it down from afar!! So much Chicago love and gems in this podcast, thank you all for your work. PS Would love to see Lah Tere featured ;)

RissaRiss90 ,

Embracing Our Roots and Community

I absolutely love how La Verdad incorporates culture and community in the podcast. If you are looking to learn more about your Latino roots and how to give back, I highly recommend listening!

Flaw 700 ,

Dope

1st off the audio is GREAT. Dope interviews... dope podcast

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