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episode 1: Food Access and Community Organizing with Kathy Goldman

What is an inheritance?  Can it be intangible?  In this series we talk to leaders of previous generations to find all that has been passed down to us.

 

Kathy Goldman has been a food advocate for over 50 years.  She is best known for creating the Nations Largest Food Bank.  In these first 3 episodes we take a look at her legacy and the fight for food equality and food access in New York City.

 

Background research from "Stirrings" by Lana D Povitz.

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EPISODE 3: ACTIVIST GENEALOGIES

In the final of 3 episodes with Kathy Goldman, we talk about the creation of the nations largest Food Bank, free breakfast and lunch for all kids in New York and her optimism for the future.

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EPISODE 5: SOLAR PT 2- WEED GROWS SOLAR

This is part two of three of our series with alternative energy visionary John Schaeffer.  In this episode we learn how the marijuana and solar industries grew symbiotically in the hills of Mendocino County, CA.  

Special thanks to John Schaeffer, Mackenzie Bell, Laurel Near and to Maria Gilardin at TUC Radio for helping us get Ralph Nader's Audio from his speech in 2000 at the Solar Living Institute.

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EPISODE 7: PARENTING PT 1. LISTENING WITH INTENTION

Patty Wipfler is known across the globe for her work with parents and children.  Her curriculum at Hand In Hand parenting has made it to over 24 countries and has been translated into 14 different languages.  In the this three part series we talk to her about not only raising emotionally healthy children, but also how generational trauma is passed down if we as parents don't address our own trauma.  

To find out more about Hand in Hand Parenting please visit HandInHand.org or pick up "Listen: Five Simple Tools to Meet Your Everyday Parenting Needs" by Patty Wipfler and Toscha Shore, M.A.

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EPISODE 9: PARENTING PT 3- "KEY TO THE SURVIVAL OF HUMANITY"

In Part 3 of our series with parenting advocate and Hand In Hand Parenting founder Patty Wipfler, we discuss the tools and techniques she created for helping parents work with their children's emotions instead of against them.

Special thanks to Mackenzie Bell and Laurel Near for their help with this episode.
 

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EPISODE 11: PRIZE FIGHTER

Part 2 of 3 of our series with renowned defense attorney Tony Serra.  He discusses what it takes to give a full throated defense even to those who may have may be guilty.

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Episode 2: Communism & Community

This is the second episode of a three part series on Kathy Goldman.  In this episode we talk about her early communist roots, the implementation of the first New York City Summer Meals program, and the creation of the nations largest food bank in the months leading up to Ronald Reagans election.

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EPISODE 4: SOLAR PT.1- A GUIDE TO COMMUNAL LIVING

The is the first of three episodes about alternative energy visionary John Schaeffer. In the '80's John became the first to market and sell commercial solar panels in the U.S., becoming the largest supplier of alternative energy in the world.  In episode 1 we dive in to his activist roots at UC Berkeley in '67 that brought him 'back to the land' and ultimately inspired the creation of his company Real Goods.  

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EPISODE 6: SOLAR PT 3- OFF THE GRID

In  the third and final episode with renewable energy visionary John Schaeffer we discuss the creation of the Solar Living Institute, taking solar global and about raising our own expectations for the future.

Thanks to John Schaeffer, Laurel Near, and. Mackenzie Bell for their help.
And special thanks to Maria Gilardin at TUC radio for Ralph Nader’s audio.

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EPISODE 8: PARENTING PT 2- EXPLORING GENERATIONAL TRAUMA 

This is part two of three of our series with alternative energy visionary John Schaeffer.  In this episode we learn how the marijuana and solar industries grew symbiotically in the hills of Mendocino County, CA.  

Special thanks to John Schaeffer, Mackenzie Bell, Laurel Near and to Maria Gilardin at TUC Radio for helping us get Ralph Nader's Audio from his speech in 2000 at the Solar Living Institute.

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EPISODE 10: "STEEL CAGES"- WITH FAMED CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTNY TONY SERRA

This is part 1 of my interview with acclaimed Defense Attny Tony Serra.  Tony has been named one of the best trial lawyers of the 20th century and has defending clients pro-bono ranging from Huey Newton of the Black Panthers, to "Brownie Mary" a little old lady arrested for bringing marijuana brownies to hospice patients.  Having taken a vow of poverty himself, he is the defense attorney of the underdog and many of his cases have had national significance.

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EPISODE 12: JUDGE & JURY

This is the third and final part of our series with famed criminal defense attorney Tony Serra.  
In this episode we hear directly from Tony about his tricks of the trade and his passion for the future.

Thanks to Tony Serra for speaking with me and special thanks to Mackenzie Bell, Laurel Near and Nancy Shaeffer for their help with this episode.

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