Angelica Salas

In this episode we connect with Angelica Salas, Executive Director of CHIRLA. Angelica shares her journey crossing into the US as a young person, multiple attempts and returns, and finally reuniting with her parents at five years old. That experience,...

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Rebecca Tortes

In this episode we connect with Rebecca Tortes, Executive Director of California Tribal Fund, a branch of the First Nations Development Institute. Organizations designed to create advacacy and econimic support for Native Americans and from Native Americans. We discuss the...

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Tony Hoang

In this episode we connect with Tony Hoang, Executive Director at Equality California. We discuss Tony's journey to his role at Equality California, from his start, canvasing against Prop 8, to his leadership position today. We discuss the history of...

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Skye Patrick

In this episode we connect with Skye Patrick, Library Director for LA County Library. We discuss her memories growing up with libraries and how the institution has changed and evolved and how the role of a librarian has changed and...

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Hoang Nguyen

In this episode we connect to Hoang Nguyen, the Director of External Affairs at AAPI Equity Alliance. Hoang shares the history of AAPI Equity, how the organization grew from multiple groups fighting for Asian and immigrant rights and representation, and...

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Abdi Soltani

In this episode we connect with Abdi Soltani, The Executive Director of ACLU of Northern California. We discuss the origins and history of ACLU and the Northern California branch, founded by Ernest Besig. Besig and the ACLU of Northern California...

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