Hear the untold stories of Pacific Northwest leaders fighting hate and advancing equity in the region. Hosted by the Anti-Defamation League’s Pacific Northwest Office, learn about the most pressing social justices issues of our time and get inspired by leaders making an impact in our Pacific Northwest communities.
Episode 12: Fighting for Native Rights, ft. Heather Kendall-Miller
Since the first settlers came to the shores of the United States, this country's history with the Inigenous population has been tense and fraught with violence. In our series finale, we speak with Heather Kendall-Miller, a Native rights advocate and a legal pioneer who talks about growing up in Alaska and fighting for Native rights across the country.
Episode 11: Oregon Takes a New Approach to Hate Crimes, ft. Fay Stetz-Waters
In 2019, Oregon passed one of the most comprehensive and forward-thinking hate crime laws in the country - focusing more on a victim-centered approach by establishing a new bias incident hotline. In this episode, we speak with Fay Stetz-Waters, the Civil Rights Director of Oregon's Attorney General Office.
Episode 10: Navigating Boundless Borders w/ Xiao Wang
Like many, Xiao Wang knows firsthand the complex and often impossible challenges that immigrants to the U.S. face. As the Co-Founder & CEO of Boundless, an immigration technology company led by immigrants, he helps families navigate the complex legal immigration system more confidently, rapidly, and affordably than ever before.
Episode 9: Transforming Lives & Disrupting Poverty w/ Angela Dunleavy
Angela Dunleavy has had a passion for food fo decades - starting restaurants like Tavolata, How To Cook A Wolf, and Anchovies & Olives. But her most recent role, CEO of FareStart, has a different kind of mission - helping people transform their lives through food — one person, one job and one community at a time.
Episode 8: History Repeats Itself - Viets4Afghans w/ Uyen Nguyen
Following a two decade-long war, the United States' withdrawl from Afghanistan in 2021 created a refugee crisis that rung similar to the fall of Saigon in 1975. Seeing the paralells was not lost on the Vietnamese community who sprung into action. This week, we speak with Uyen Nguyen, co-founder of Viets4Afghans who talks about the parallels, the need for community assistance, and how you can help in this time of crisis.
Episode 7: Breaking Barriers w/ WA Sen. T'wina Nobles
As the second Black senator in the history of the Washington legislature, Senator T’wina Nobles, who also serves as the President & CEO of the Tacoma Urban League, is a leader who has broken barriers her entire life. Her lived experiences as a homeless youth have influenced her path towards education and now championing equity in our communities.