21 episodes

Authentic conversations capturing this moment in time. Hosted by Aimee Breslow.

timestamp Aimee Breslow

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 7 Ratings

Authentic conversations capturing this moment in time. Hosted by Aimee Breslow.

    E21: Not Good Enough

    E21: Not Good Enough

    Roxana (she/her) identifies as a Mexican American immigrant, a mother and a proud Texan.  Roxana describes the changing face of Texas, after moving back to her home town in 2020 with her new family. She describes navigating a state that’s very different from the place where she grew up, and the challenge of protecting her biracial son from hateful attitudes and politics.  Roxana also discusses growing up as an undocumented immigrant, struggling with never feeling good enough, but not letting that stop her from taking action and holding herself and others accountable.  

    • 25 min
    E20: Meeting the Gaze

    E20: Meeting the Gaze

    Mary (she/her), who identifies as a Midwestern transplant to Utah, describes being a health care provider and health care recipient during the pandemic.  This includes being present for her family, patients, and fellow health care workers as they struggle to save lives; and her role helping others cope with death.  Mary also discusses the profound impact of ‘science denial’ in today’s politics, and the attack on the US Capitol Building as seen from out West.

    • 24 min
    E19: Seeing with Different Eyes

    E19: Seeing with Different Eyes

    Fred (he/him) identifies as an African American man. Fred shares insights from working with his community during the pandemic. He describes the resilience of people who have had to figure out how to survive systems they were never intended to be a part of, and how listening to their experiences can be the key to solving real issues for everyone.

    • 29 min
    E18: Becoming Un-Numb

    E18: Becoming Un-Numb

    Lauri (she/her) identifies as a Midwesterner and a Psychotherapist. Lauri talks about living in Michigan at this point in time, and how local/national politics and the pandemic are impacting our mental health. In particular, she discusses a pathway to becoming un-numb to the constant bombardment of outrageous statements and acts that we've endured over the past four years.

    • 22 min
    E17: Feeding My Community

    E17: Feeding My Community

    Ann (she/her) identifies as African American female of Caribbean descent. She talks about being a community farmer during the pandemic, and how sustainable local farms can saves lives. As a naturalized citizen from Guyana, Ann also discusses her experience being a woman of color in the States at this moment in time.

    • 20 min
    E16: Hearing Every Voice

    E16: Hearing Every Voice

    The day after the election was called for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris I started thinking about the voices that I've had on the show over the past few months. I was curious to talk with folks again now that the election over and the results had been announced. I’m grateful to following people, who shared their thoughts, feeling and hopes with me about this moment in time. Jollanna (she/her), who identifies as a mother, a woman of color and an educator. Chris (he/they), who identifies as gender non-binary. Elsa (she/her), who identifies as a Mexican immigrant, a mother and a child advocate. Mark (he/him), who identifies as a gay male and Asian American.  Hainer (he/him), who identifies as a Latinx man. Monica (she/her), who identifies as a sixty-something, newly retired caregiver.  Rodrigo (he/him), who identifies as a DACAmented Mestizo.  Jennifer (she/her), who identifies as a cisgender white woman and a mother.

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

GSB404 ,

Moving & human

This interview was so simple, true and heartfelt. Poignant slice of reality today.

Mo mms it ,

Feeding my community

This was so inspiring!! To me this was a glimpse of the future; how we care for each other in a changing world; in a most essential way; feeding each other!

Allyn Amelia ,

Telling the Truth with Joy

I thoroughly enjoyed this episode. It spoke to me on so many levels and reinsured my thoughts on this very issue that Joy shares. Great podcast, Aimee!

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