Short Stack: Podcast Episodes 8-12
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Episode 8: Representative Jim Wilson
We sat down with sitting State House Representative Jim Wilson to discuss a variety of issues, from the "combination" lock it takes to make legislation into law to arts in education.
Takeaway: Legislators are people too. Communicate accordingly.
Episode 9: Hilda Nucete of Protegete & Conservation Colorado
Takeaway: Get involved, especially if you are young! Volunteer, no matter your age.
Episode 10: Aubrey Boggs of Colorado Mental Wellness Network
Aubrey Boggs discusses the passion driving peer-driven advocacy. Check out upcoming events, the CMWN Facebook page, Art of Wellness Registration, Mental Health Equality in the Workplace campaign, and blog including calls to action.
Takeaway: Talk about mental health, fight stigma, ask questions, and offer help without taking over.
Episode 11: Mike Davies of Denver Green Forum
Hear about the panelists for the 6/1/17 Denver Green Forum and get some tips for "going green."
Takeaway: You can dovetail your business interests with activism. Issues that inspire passion bring people together.
Episode 12: Daniel Kowalski of bibdaily.com and Todd Pickton
In our first ever podcast with two guests, service-minded citizen and United States Army veteran Todd Pickton consults immigration lawyer Dan Kowalski about supporting immigrant and refugee populations. We appreciate Dan's expertise and wealth of knowledge in this podcast as much as we appreciate Todd's curiosity, engagement, humility, and honesty about his concerns and hopes. Dan provided a wealth of resources for Todd and all of our listeners, listed below.
Takeaway: There is nothing to be afraid of.
- National Immigration Law Center
- RMIAN - Rocky Mountain Immigrant Advocacy Network
- Indivisible Front Range Resistance
- Colorado Immigrant Rights Coalition
- El Comite de Longmont
- New York Times article about Arizona's response to deportations
- Recent news about lifting of limits on refugees