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Loreen Targos

11 Podcast Episodes

Latest 25 Sep 2021 | Updated Daily

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Alderman Byron Sigcho-Lopez & Loreen Targos

The Ben Joravsky Show

Alderman Byron Sigcho-Lopez & Loreen Targos from the 25th ward return to tslk environment, General Iron and much more. Turns out Byron has a message to convey to Ben from Alderman Ed Burke, of all people. And Loreen thinks Leonard Goodman is right.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

49mins

17 Mar 2021

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Brian Kelly and Loreen Targos (AFGE Local 704) / Roland Phillips and Sarah Riger (NTEU)

America's Work Force Union Podcast

On today’s President’s Day edition of the America’s Work Force Union Podcast, two members of the National Treasury Employees Union Local 336 spoke about the National Park Services and how they have operated during the pandemic. NTEU Chapter 336 President Roland Phillips and Sarah Riger, assistant counsel in the NTEU Washington D.C. Field Office. They spoke about the impact of the pandemic on the NPS and NTEU employees, mask requirements to keep workers and visitors safe and the closure of indoor monuments. The AWF Union Podcast also featured two guests from the American Federation of Government Employees Local 704. AFGE Local 704 Steward Brian Kelly and Loreen Targos, Vice President of Professional Labor Relations for AFGE 704 discussed the different areas of work Local 704 is involved in. Targos spoke about how the EPA was relentlessly attacked by the Trump administration and how Local 704 was working to get them back on track. Kelly spoke about the treatment of AFGE members under the Trump administration and the Flint water crisis.

54mins

15 Feb 2021

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"Michigan Madness Thursday" & Loreen Targos

The Ben Joravsky Show

Ben weighs in on the election fallout in Michigan. The veto session has been cancelled and IL republicans are now blaming Madigan. Hear the new PSA from Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot. Loreen Targos of the EPA returns to talk President elect Biden, soon to be former President Donald Trump and progressive politics.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 48mins

12 Nov 2020

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BONUS! Loreen Targos

The Ben Joravsky Show

EPA researcher and local activist Loreen Targos joins Benny J for a bonus interview to discuss the local and national effects of heading back to a formal office as well as comparing Biden and Trump's climate stances heading into the 2020 election. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

46mins

19 Jul 2020

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"Barack Brings Peace Wednesday" & Loreen Targos

The Ben Joravsky Show

Ben imagines the conversation in which Barack convinces Bernie to support Biden. Also, Loreen Targos, activist & scientist, talks about the city’s decision to allow a developer to demolish a smokestack in the middle of a pandemic.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 36mins

15 Apr 2020

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"Lori's Warning" & Loreen Targos

The Ben Joravsky Show

Mayor Lightfoot threatens to shut down the parks, and EPA Scientist Loreen Targos talks COVID-19, and calls on Democrats to wimping out to Trump.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

59mins

25 Mar 2020

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Leonard Goodman, Byron Sigcho- Lopez & Loreen Targos

The Ben Joravsky Show

Blagojevich Attorney Leonard Goodman returns to talk what else...Blago!! 25th Ward Alderman Byron Sigcho-Lopez and the EPA's Loreen Targos are back to talk about gentrification, Bernie v. Biden and the coronavirus.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

1hr 24mins

6 Mar 2020

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Loreen Targos Defends Bernie Sanders

The Ben Joravsky Show

Activist and EPA worker Loreen Targos takes the deep dive with Benny J to tell us why she supports Senator Bernie Sanders for PresidentSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

57mins

25 Jan 2020

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Alderman Byron Sigcho-Lopez & Loreen Targos

The Ben Joravsky Show

25th Ward Alderman Byron Sigcho-Lopez was one of the 11 Alderman who opposed Mayor Lightfoot's budget and he joined the show to talk about it. He is joined by his wife and environmental activist Loreen Targos.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

10mins

14 Dec 2019

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Inside the Political Activism Trenches w/ Loreen Targos

The Bánh Mì Chronicles

For S1 Episode 6, Loreen Targos shares her experience in the political activism / advocacy sphere.  She talks about mixed Asian identity experience and the environment she grew up in that helped to shape her political views, and her desire to get involved in civic engagement through theatre, grassroots organizing, and more recently, her husband Byron Sigcho Lopez's successful election as an alderman (city council member) in the Chicago 25th ward. She shares her word of wisdom for those who are interested in becoming civically engaged, and her thoughts about the current political landscape heading into 2020.  Here's her bio below: Bio:  Loreen Targos lives and works in the city of Chicago. Loreen serves as Political Director and Best Friend to Alderman Byron Sigcho Lopez who can be found on social media @sigchofor25. She also is the Board Chair of the Metropolitan Tenants Organization, is an active member of the Chicago Democratic Socialists of America, and is a steward in her union, AFGE Local 704. You can follow her on twitter at @lotargos and on instagram @lohugswis.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/banhmichronicles/support

1hr

24 Nov 2019

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