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Episode 36: Alicia Garza

What is California?

Alicia Garza is the principal at Black Futures Lab and the co-founder of the Black Lives Matter Global Network.California is not seen as one of those places that has a high density of Black people, and therefore it's not seen as a place where Black culture is innovated. But it should be.Notes and references from this episode: @aliciagarza - Franklin Leonard on Twitter Black Futures Lab - home page Black Census Project - home page“Lady Don’t Take No” with Alicia Garza - Apple PodcastsThe Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart, by Alicia GarzaDr. Espanola Jackson Day proclamation - City of San Francisco June Jordan - Academy of American Poets“Shock G, Leader Of Hip-Hop's Digital Underground, Dies At 57,” - by Rodney Carmichael, NPR“Thinkin’ About Merl Saunders” - The Grateful Dead Black Census Project - home pageCongresswoman Barbara Lee - home page“Why Barbara Lee Voted Against the War in Afghanistan,” - by Andrea González-Ramírez, The Cut=====Produced, hosted and edited by Stu VanAirsdaleTheme music: Sounds SupremeTwitter: @WhatCaliforniaSubstack newsletter: whatiscalifornia.substack.comEmail: hello@whatiscalifornia.comPlease subscribe wherever you get your podcasts. And if you liked What is California?, please rate and review What is California? on Apple Podcasts! It helps new listeners find the show.

42mins

25 Oct 2022

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Building Power with Alicia Garza

Finding Our Way

In this episode, author, political strategist, and organizer, Alicia Garza, breaks down what power is, how we build it and why we need it in order to build a more equitable society.Alicia founded the Black Futures Lab to make Black communities powerful in politics. She is the co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter and the Black Lives Matter Global Network, serves as the Strategy & Partnerships Director for the National Domestic Workers Alliance, and is a co-founder of Supermajority, a new home for women’s activism. Show notes:Find the show notes + transcript on our website: www.findingourwaypodcast.comFollow us on Instagram @findingourwaypodcastCome practice with us at The Embodiment Institute: www.theembodimentinstitute.orgStay up to date on Prentis' work by joining our newsletter

44mins

29 Aug 2022

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Episodio 354: Acercándonos a escritoras - Alicia Garza Martínez

Hablemos Escritoras

La escritora regiomontana Alicia Garza Martínez escribe en su primer libro Mujeres tan divinas (UANL, 2021) una historia familiar y la marca generación que queda a través de los ojos y la vida de sus mujeres de su familia. Con él nos recuerda muchas de las ataduras y retos a los que se enfrentaron nuestras abuelas y madres, en un mundo fuertemente dividido por los roles asignados de género. La obra hace también un recuento de la historia cultural y social de una importante región de México.

32mins

11 Jul 2022

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Black Lives Matter Co-founder Alicia Garza Addresses Recent Controversy

Higher Learning with Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay

Van Lathan and Rachel Lindsay react to the questions surrounding BLM’s purchasing of a $6 million house (11:05), before co-founder Alicia Garza joins to discuss the accusations (32:18). Plus: Ketanji Brown Jackson is officially confirmed (1:12:04), then it’s Thought Warrior Mailbag time (1:32:43).Hosts: Van Lathan and Rachel LindsayGuest: Alicia GarzaProducers: Trudy Joseph and Donnie Beacham Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 48mins

8 Apr 2022

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Alicia Garza understands how activism has changed in the social media era

Disrupted

Social media has played an important role in activism in the 21st century. From the Arab spring protests in the Middle East, to calls against police violence in the U.S., sites like Facebook and Twitter have helped activists communicate with one another and spread awareness to an international audience. On today’s show, we examine what organizing and activism looks like in America today. And the future of solitary confinement in Connecticut. GUESTS: Alicia Garza: Principal of Black Futures Lab and Author of The Purpose of Power: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart Barbara Ford : Licensed clinical social worker, activist, and lead organizer for Stop Solitary CT This week's episode was produced by James Szkobel-Wolff, Zshekinah Collier, and Catie Talarski, Michayla Savitt and Sara Gasparotto.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

49mins

9 Mar 2022

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Alicia Garza: On Building Transformative Movements

CIIS Public Programs

As one of the country’s leading organizers, Principal at Black Futures Lab, and a co-creator of #BlackLivesMatter, Alicia Garza's work has helped shape the discourse on movements and empowerment for more than a decade. In this episode, performer, social worker, and activist Honey Mahogany talks with Alicia about her life, her work, and her latest book, The Purpose of Power.This episode was recorded during a live online event on October 20th, 2021. A transcript is available at ciispod.com.Many of the topics discussed on our podcast have the potential to bring up feelings and emotional responses. We hope that each episode provides opportunities for growth, and that our listeners will use them as a starting point for further introspection and growth. If you or someone you know is in need of mental health care and support, here are some resources to find immediate help and future healing:suicidepreventionlifeline.org sfsuicide.org ciis.edu/counseling-and-acupuncture-clinics

39mins

24 Feb 2022

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Blowouts with Alicia Garza & Nato Green (EP 120)

The Bitchuation Room

Democrats concede nothing without a demand. Political strategist Alicia Garza joins Francesca to discuss how social movements need to rethink their relationship to the Democratic Party. Plus one year after the Capitol riots, what’s been done to root out white supremacist extremism? Can it actually be done by the likes of the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security? And comedian and labor organizer Nato Green on how soothing it is to imagine Trump no longer alive, and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot making teachers unions the enemy. Plus, the podcast’s first edition of The Cringey Awards. This week’s nominees: Nancy Pelosi for asking the cast of Hamilton to perform in honor of January 6th, Candace Owens calling herself an elite who can skirt vaccine requirements, and Ted Cruz for handing his nuts gift wrapped to Tucker Carlson. Finally a *BONUS BISH* for Patrons of the podcast all about Liz and Dick Cheney, who're trying to save the GOP from Trump. Is their cause valiant or should the war crimes boss family sit down and be humble? Listen and watch back by becoming a patron: www.patreon.com/bitchuationroom. Featuring: Alicia Garza, Black Futures Lab and author of "The Purpose of Power": https://twitter.com/aliciagarzaNato Green, Comedian, writer, and union organizer: https://twitter.com/natogreen Join the Franifa and become a Patron today: www.patreon.com/bitchuationroomFollow The Bitchuation Room on Twitter @BitchuationPodGet your TBR merch: www.bitchuationroom.comThanks to Paige Oamek, Maximillien Inhoff, Alexandra Ornes Music Credits: The Cannery by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4485-the-canneryLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSupport The Bitchuation Room on: Venmo: @TBR-LIVE Cash-App: @TBRLIVE  Check Out The Bitchuation Room Podcast iTunes: http://bit.ly/iTunesbitchuationSpotify: http://bit.ly/spotifybitchuation Stitcher: http://bit.ly/stitcherbitchuation Find Francesca On: Twitter: https://twitter.com/franifio YouTube: The Bitchuation Room’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/franifio Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/franifioFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/FranifioInsta: https://www.instagram.com/franifio/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 26mins

10 Jan 2022

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164: Wicked & Wild World feat Alicia Garza

Say Your Mind

Send your letters and voice notes to SYM@kelechiokafor.com follow @kelechnekoff and @sayyourmindpod Join Patreon.com/Kelechiokafor Thanks to Linkedin.com/straws for sponsoring the episode

1hr 37mins

20 Sep 2021

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Alicia Garza: How We Come Together When We Fall Apart

LGBTQ&A

Black Lives Matter co-founder and community organizer, Alicia Garza talks about her book, The Purpose of Power (now out in paperback). LGBTQ&A is hosted by Jeffrey Masters and produced by The Advocate magazine, in partnership with GLAAD. Come find us on Twitter to recommend a guest @lgbtqpod @jeffmasters1

35mins

14 Sep 2021

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Messy Ass Human Beings with Alicia Garza & Matt Lieb (EP 87)

The Bitchuation Room

Want to understand power and left political strategy? Alicia Garza of Black Futures Lab is just the thinker and organizer to listen to. She joins Francesca to talk openly about Biden’s surprisingly progressive plans and how social movements need to keep up the pressure specifically on immigration and racial justice. Plus comedian Matt Lieb is here to discuss Elizabeth Warren’s new memoir on her presidential campaign, Biden’s new plan to GIVE YOU A BABY without breaking the bank, and what our ideal dream work conditions would be.  6:00 Please Not Andrew Yang for NY Mayor10:25 Where Is Matt’s PS5?14:50 Biden’s American Families Plan31:05 Biden Gives Jill a Dandelion. Right Freaks Out33:50 Elizabeth Warren Reflects on Her Campaign40:49 Alicia Garza JOINS to talk Elizabeth Warren, Biden’s progressive platforms and what the left must understand about power.1:09:10 May Day and Your Ideal Dream Work Conditions Featuring  Alicia Garza, @aliciagarza (Black Futures Lab, Host of "Lady Don’t Take No” Podcast) Matt Lieb, @mattlieb (Pod Yourself A Gun, Good Mythical Morning) Francesca Fiorentini @franifio Join the Franita and become a Patron today: www.patreon.com/bitchuationroomFollow The Bitchuation Room on Twitter @BitchuationPodThanks to producer Rebecca Rufer, and post production team Kelly Carey & Dorsey Shaw. Music Credits: The Cannery by Kevin MacLeodLink: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4485-the-canneryLicense: https://filmmusic.io/standard-licenseSupport The Bitchuation Room on: Venmo: @TBR-LIVE Cash-App: @TBRLIVE  Check Out The Bitchuation Room Podcast iTunes: http://bit.ly/iTunesbitchuationGoogle Music: http://bit.ly/GoogleBitchuationStitcher: http://bit.ly/stitcherbitchuationSpotify: http://bit.ly/spotifybitchuation  Find Francesca On: Twitter: https://twitter.com/franifio YouTube: The Bitchuation Room’s channel: https://www.youtube.com/franifio Twitch: https://www.twitch.tv/franifioFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/FranifioInsta: https://www.instagram.com/franifio/ Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 21mins

3 May 2021

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