It’s shopping season, and this time of year is critical for small businesses and their families to survive. Laura Clise is the Founder and CEO of Intentionalist, an online directory and guide to small businesses and the diverse people behind them. This series highlights how small and diverse businesses are critical to a community, and how to be intentional in where we spend money in our community.
Producer: Yuko Kodama
Public Schools: the LGBTQ Community, and Communities of Color
Next up on the KBCS 2016 Election series, we have a conversation brought to us by KBCS Guest Producer Ijeoma Oluo. She spoke with Jessie Hagopian, Garfield high school teacher-educator and IAmAnEducator.com blogger, and Sarah Mayes, a transgender parent who transitioned while her two children attended the public schools. They discussed the experiences of the LGBTQ communities and Communities of Color within the public education system.
The KBCS 2016 Election Series was produced by Ruth Bly, Jennie Cecil Moore, and Angie Voyles Askham.
Queer People Of Color
Theryn Kigvamasudvashti interviews two members of the Queer People of Color Liberation Project, Jen Bowman and Darius Morrison, about their life experience as queer and transgender, navigating the intersectionalities of race and LGBTQ identity.