Elevating a New Wave of FilmmakersIn recent years, Hollywood has seen increasing representation in front of and behind the camera.
Sharese Bullock-Bailey, Chief Strategy and Partnership Officer of the Ghetto Film School, and Montea Robinson, Executive Director of the Ghetto Film School – Los Angeles, joins host Tetiana Anderson to discuss efforts to ensure filmmakers from underrepresented communities get to tell their own stories, through their own lens.
Tech Life: Revealing America’s Hidden GeniusesAccording to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Black men have the highest unemployment rate of any race or gender group and are underrepresented in the tech industry — where there are many unfilled jobs.
Brandon Nicholson, Executive Director of The Hidden Genius Project, joins host Tetiana Anderson to share how “hidden geniuses” are learning critical skills to pursue advanced education and land jobs in the growing tech sector.
The Origins of Juneteenth: Celebrating Black Freedom and AchievementOn June 19, 1865, enslaved African Americans in Galveston, Texas learned they were free, which led to an annual celebration that's come to be known as Juneteenth.
Christopher Wilson, Director of Experience at the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institute, joins Tetiana Anderson to discuss the true origin and history behind the annual celebration.
A New Approach to Save Shelter AnimalsWhen animal shelters become overcrowded, animals face an increased risk of being euthanized. A new approach is being introduced at select shelters nationwide that aims to change this — by relocating animals where there is increased demand for pet adoption.
Karen Walsh, Senior Director of the Animal Relocation Program at the ASPCA, joins host Tetiana Anderson to share how the organization is working to implement creative solutions to grow pet adoption rates.
Women and Politics: Strength in NumbersIn recent years, women have made substantial gains in politics, including being elected in record numbers to state legislatures and both houses of Congress. However, women continue to be substantially underrepresented in all levels of government.
Jody Thomas, Executive Director of the National Foundation for Women Legislators, joins host Tetiana Anderson to discuss the status of women’s representation in government, and persisting barriers to entry.
Pat Carbine: Leading the Feminist Movement Through JournalismLaunched in 1972, Ms. was the first nationally circulated women’s magazine to bring feminism and the women’s rights movement to the forefront.
Pat Carbine — founding editor of Ms., and one of the founding mothers of the Ms. Foundation for Women — reflects on the women’s liberation movement of the 1970s and how her work was born from that movement.
Tracking the Humanitarian Crisis in UkraineSince the Russia-Ukraine war began, millions of Ukrainians have fled their homes and sought refuge in neighboring countries — creating a crisis of magnitude not seen in Europe since World War II.
Yulia Zimmermann, co-founding director of Nova Ukraine, joins host Tetiana Anderson for a conversation about this humanitarian crisis and relief efforts to help Ukrainians displaced during the conflict.
Giving a Voice to Those Impacted by Sexual ViolencePeople who have experienced sexual assault, domestic violence, or human trafficking often live with lasting trauma and stigma. But some are reclaiming their power through storytelling, using their testimonies to create change by fostering compassion and encouraging social action.
Anne K. Ream, Founder and Creative Director of The Voices and Faces Project, joins host Tetiana Anderson to discuss how personal narratives can change hearts, minds, and policy.
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