9 episodes

The goal of our podcast is to seek out activists who are using valuable strategies to improve the growth and development of their organizations or the movements they are involved in.

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    • Society & Culture
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The goal of our podcast is to seek out activists who are using valuable strategies to improve the growth and development of their organizations or the movements they are involved in.

    Gabriel Tobias, A Movement School for Progressive Activists

    Gabriel Tobias, A Movement School for Progressive Activists

    Gabriel is a community organizer who worked closely on the groundbreaking grassroots campaign in New York City that got Alexandria Ocasio Cortez elected to the House of Representatives. Organizers from AOC’s campaign decided to take all of the great strategies they used and create an online course for activists called the Movement School. Check out Gabe’s story about founding the Movement School as well as the other amazing work that he is doing!

    • 48 min
    Kendra Lewis, Fundraising Strategies for Non-Profits

    Kendra Lewis, Fundraising Strategies for Non-Profits

    Kendra Lewis shares her story of how she came into organizing and how she has grown into a funding guru over the years. She gives insight into how to be an effective fundraiser and why it’s so important for non-profits to invest in a fundraising department. 

    • 57 min
    Aria Sa'id, Lobbying for trans rights and sex worker rights!

    Aria Sa'id, Lobbying for trans rights and sex worker rights!

    Aria Sa’id shares her story of growing up as a transwoman, engaging in sex work, and eventually becoming a policy advisor for the San Fransisco Mayor’s office. She breaks down how she’s helped to both overturn old laws and pass new laws that focus on the rights and safety of transgender people as well as sex workers. She provides so much amazing insight into what it takes to make legislative change, as well as some interesting critiques and praises of todays social justice movements.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Anthony Paz, Ideological extremism on the left

    Anthony Paz, Ideological extremism on the left

    Anthony Paz is a community organizer and progressive activist who has tried to explore and understand the perspectives of Trump supporters and people on the right. After a few difficult experiences Anthony switched into the private sector and began to question a lot of his political beliefs. He gave himself permission to be open to non-progressive ideas and was vocal about this on social media. As a result, people he used to love began to reject him.

    • 1 hr 3 min
    David Turner, The power of teaching youth how to conduct research

    David Turner, The power of teaching youth how to conduct research

    In this interview David talks about his work training youth of color on how to conduct research and use it to advance policy changes. They learn everything from how to collect data, interpret that data, and even use software to analyze the data. David shares with us the challenges and rewards of using research to further social justice causes and why every organization could benefit from teaching communities how to do self-conducted research.

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Alexis Hancock, a Security Engineer Teaching Activists How to Protect Themselves Online

    Alexis Hancock, a Security Engineer Teaching Activists How to Protect Themselves Online

    Iris and Bertisha catch up with Alexis Hancock, a Software Engineer who trains activists on digital security and technology. Alexis shares her thoughts on what it was like to grow up in Virginia, her time in the foster care system, and her passion for coding, privacy advocacy, and security.

    • 33 min

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