24 episodes

The VOCES Podcast is an extension of Jewtina y Co.'s VOCES community storytelling project. Both the project and podcast aim to elevate diverse narratives from people who amongst their many identities, identify as Latin and Jewish. Podcast guests explore the complexity and uniqueness that comes with having a multi-cultural Latin and Jewish identity, and share their perspectives about on culture, community, family and intersectionality. Tune in for a new episode each week.

VOCES by Jewtina y Co‪.‬ Analucía Lopezrevoredo

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

The VOCES Podcast is an extension of Jewtina y Co.'s VOCES community storytelling project. Both the project and podcast aim to elevate diverse narratives from people who amongst their many identities, identify as Latin and Jewish. Podcast guests explore the complexity and uniqueness that comes with having a multi-cultural Latin and Jewish identity, and share their perspectives about on culture, community, family and intersectionality. Tune in for a new episode each week.

    Season 3, Episode 5: Rituals of Womanhood (ft. Mackenzie Martínez)

    Season 3, Episode 5: Rituals of Womanhood (ft. Mackenzie Martínez)

    Mackenzie Martínez is a proud "Jexican" (Jewish-Mexican) and alumna of Elon University in North Carolina. While at Elon, Mackenzie’s wrote her undergraduate thesis “Rituals of Womanhood,” and explored the connections, differences, and cultural implications of Bat Mitzvahs and Quinceañeras. 
    After graduating with her degree in Anthropology and Spanish, Mackenzie moved to San Diego to serve as a fellow for Avodah the Jewish Service Corps. While at Avodah, she began working with Al Otro Lado, an organization that provides holistic legal and humanitarian support to refugees, deportees, and other migrants at the US Mexico border, through a multidisciplinary, client-centered, harm reduction-based practice. Through this experience, Mackenzie, realized her passion for supporting immigrants. Today, she works with the International Rescue Committee (IRC) to support asylees and survivors of trafficking.

    Join us for a special conversation that explores coming of age rituals, finding (parts of) yourself in college and using your privilege to serve others.

    Also mentioned in this podcast:
    Women Who Run with the Wolves by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola Estés
    El Centro at Elon University
    Avodah, the Jewish Service Corps
    Al Otro Lado

    • 22 min
    Season 3, Episode 4: The Rockin' Cantor (ft. Pablo Duek)

    Season 3, Episode 4: The Rockin' Cantor (ft. Pablo Duek)

    Pablo Duek was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 2001, he embarked on a month long trip of the United States, and found himself extending his visit to a move of 20 years. At 16 he discovered the world of cantorial hazzanut. Today, his passion and love for music has led him to facilitate over 1,000 life cycles in Jewish communities around the world. Most recently Pablo took a leap of faith and left his day job as a congregation cantor to become "The Rockin' Cantor"... a persona that allows him to bring rock and roll to every Jewish experience. 
    Also mentioned in this podcast:
    The Rockin' Cantor
    Yehuda Glantz's rendition of Adon Olam

    • 21 min
    Season 3, Episode 3: La Princesa Jewbiana (ft. Kiyomi Kowalski)

    Season 3, Episode 3: La Princesa Jewbiana (ft. Kiyomi Kowalski)

    Kiyomi Kowalski is a mom, a Marine Corps veteran, a lawyer, and a social justice advocate. Kiyomi’s social justice work is centered on creating more inclusive spaces for Jewish people of all backgrounds as well as eradicating racism and antisemitism. In 2021, Kiyomi co-founded Jewbian Princess, a Black, Jewish women-led organization to deliver corporate-level diversity and inclusion education to Jewish organizations with a Jewish lens. Tune in to hear Kiyomi's perspectives on what it takes to confront racism and anti-semitism without losing your joy.

    Also mentioned in this epsiode:
    Mocha Mom
    Jewbian Princess
    Project Shema

    • 20 min
    Season 3, Episode 2: The Art of Transformation (ft. Harry López)

    Season 3, Episode 2: The Art of Transformation (ft. Harry López)

    Harry López is a personal and professional success coach and entrepreneur. A native of Miami, Florida with Jewish and Nicaraguan roots, he writes and speaks frequently on issues of personal and professional change, happiness, health and inspiration, and the topic of mindful living and conscious business. The founder of Launch Latinx, Harry helps talented, ambitious Latinos leaders overcome their greatest fears and create the life they have always imagined. Tune in to hear Harry's story's of how reconnecting to Judaism changed his life and opened him up to various forms of transformation.
    Also mentioned in this episode:
    Launch Latinx
    REALITY a Schusterman Initiative 

    • 17 min
    Season 3, Episode 1: Shaloha State of Mind (ft. Dr. Sara Vogel)

    Season 3, Episode 1: Shaloha State of Mind (ft. Dr. Sara Vogel)

    Dr. Sara Nell Kanoe Vogel… A native of the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii, Sara is a dynamic, trauma-informed educator, who is focused on creating a world where women understand their potential, value, power, and worth. A  proud woman of many of cultures, Sara calls on her Hawaiian, Chinese, Puerto Rican, Portuguese and Jewish heritages to lead her in her work. Tune in for a conversation about her journey to owning the many parts that make her who she is. For more on Sara, follow her at Ladybits and Leadership. 
    Also mentioned in this podcast:
     Ladybits and Leadership

    • 17 min
    Season 2, Episode 11: The Futuro de Judaism (ft. Mariely Luengo)

    Season 2, Episode 11: The Futuro de Judaism (ft. Mariely Luengo)

    Mariely Luengo was raised in a Cuban Sephardi family in Puerto Rico. She moved to the United States to partake in Georgetown University’s International Diplomacy masters program. She began her career in development with the Goldsmith Family Fund, and since moving to Ohio, she co-founded The West Tribe, a nonprofit that serves and assists the Jewish community on the west side of Cleveland. Mariely is a sought after nonprofit strategic consultant, specializing in urban research, development and comprehensive cultural marketing. She is the Board Chair of the Julia de Burgos Cultural Arts Center, is an active volunteer at the Cleveland Clinic-- which specializes in NICU babies and pediatric care-- and most recently, Mariely joined CNN en Español as a guest panelist and cultural commentator for Art and Culture in the Latinx community.

    • 24 min

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