Rank #1: Getting Back Home with YSRP
On this episode of #OOTM, Manuela Arciniegas sits down with Youth Sentencing and Reentry Project (YSRP) staff to discuss the program's evolution as they approach their five year anniversary mark. The humble beginnings of YSRP's advocacy began at the grassroots level with advocates, lawyers, students and families working to address the disproportionate percentage of imprisoned youth in Pennsylvania's adult jails. #Pressplay to learn why YRSP leads with humanity and how the lived experience of youth affected by imprisonment fuels the change necessary to eradicate these systems.
Sep 09 2019
Rank #2: We Thrive When We Matter
Silver Lining Mentoring is the only youth mentorship program in Massachusetts exclusively focused on supporting the unique needs of children in foster care. During this episode of #OutOfTheMargins Manuela Arciniegas taps into SLM’s process for developing leaders and mentors who sustain deeply connected relationships, often lasting six times longer than the national average for mentor/mentee relationships. #PressPlay
Jul 19 2019
Rank #3: Disrupting Disruptive Systems with Juvenile Law Center
Manuela Arciniegas, Interim Director of AFF, kicks off a new season of Out of the Margins with a brand new episode.
On this episode, Manuela sits down with the Juvenile Law Center in Philadelphia, PA to hear about their motivation for doing this work, obstacles to overcome and the 10 year celebration of their Youth Advocacy Program.
May 13 2019
Rank #4: Together We Will Remember Who We Are
On this special edition of #OutOfTheMargins, healer Alex Lasalle takes us on a journey of Bambola during the final days of Education Anew: Shifting Justice 2018. Alex dives into the invaluable lessons his heritage provides while invoking the voice of his ancestors. He helps us to remember that staying grounded and knowing our roots is the foundation needed to #elevatethegenius.
Jan 08 2019
Rank #5: Planting the Seeds of Liberation
In this episode, we speak with Xiomara Caro Díaz, Director of New Organizing Projects at the Center for Popular Democracy and Advisory Committee member of the Maria Fund. Hear how Díaz, a "community connector," works to support individuals and social movements struggling against broken systems and policies in Puerto Rico, pre- and post-Hurricane Maria. Visit MariaFund.org to learn how you can equitably support Puerto Ricans affected by Hurricane Maria.
Sep 25 2018
Rank #6: Protecting Immigrant Children in New York
At least 35,000 children immigrate to the United States every year as unaccompanied minors. Many of those children end up in New York state. In this episode, we're joined by Javier Valdes from Make the Road NY and Rich Leimsider of Safe Passage Project. They speak to us about their organizations' unique approaches to helping the most vulnerable immigrant population—children.
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May 30 2018
Rank #7: Crisis in Puerto Rico
Recorded on October 6, 2017 - Two weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged the United States territory of Puerto Rico, the island is experiencing a humanitarian crisis of historic proportion. In this episode, we explore the crisis facing the island before the storm hit and what needs to be done to rebuild Puerto Rico in the best interest of its citizens.
Leticia Peguero, Andrus Family Fund's Executive Director (and proud Boriqua)is joined by New York State Senator Gustavo Rivera, Boys & Girls of Puerto Rico President Eduardo Carrera and Amanda Rivera, Executive Director of the Youth Development Institute in Puerto Rico.
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Oct 19 2017
Rank #8: Youth Lead the Way for Youth Justice
Feb 21 2020
Rank #9: Advancing & Healing our Nation's Disconnected Youth
#PressPlay. On this episode of Out of the Margins, Manuela Arciniegas sits down with Monique Miles, Director of the Opportunity Youth Incentive Fund and Deputy Director of the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions. Miles breaks down the relationships that exist between "disconnected youth" and the systems that fail to serve them, while simultaneously offering a framework for effective social justice organizing with healing at the foundation of each strategy.
Oct 30 2019
Rank #10: Philanthropy Gets Real
Andrus Family Fund Executive Director Leticia Peguero speaks with Board Chair Kim Kaupe about the intersection of philanthropy and business, living your mission and how AFF is breaking the family fund mold. Share this podcast, tag and follow us on Twitter!
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Sep 19 2017