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Parenting and Politics

Dec 17, 2019

How we can parent during the holidays and how do we make the holiday season less about stuff and consumerism and more about helping and welcoming others? 

In this episode, Diana talks to Rev. Amanda Hambrick Ashcraft, reverend at Middle Collegiate Church and founder of Raising Imagination. 

We discuss why the Biblical...

Nov 20, 2019

All women make less than white men and for Latina women, it's only 54 cents to a man's dollar. November 20th marks Latina Equal Pay Day, marking the almost entire YEAR it takes for a Latina to make what a white man makes in 12 months.

In this episode Diana and her guest Jackie Lynn Garcia talk about the gender pay gap....

Nov 7, 2019

The Census is mandated in Article 1 of the Constitution, to happen every 10 years so that every person in the United States is counted.

In this episode Diana speaks to New York State Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas about the importance of the 2020 Census and what is at stake when we undercount people in our...

Sep 29, 2019

In this episode Diana talks to Elisa Batista, a mom, writer, community organizer and activist based out of Berkeley. They discuss Latinx power, why coalition-building is important and why we must demystify voting. 

Elisa is currently working on a book with Executive Director Matt Nelson tentatively titled...

Sep 13, 2019

Have you ever wondered what the term "decolonize parenting" means? How is colonization still affecting us as parents, generations later? What is colonizer mentality? That's all that we're talking about in this fascinating episode!

During this conversation Diana and Rocío discuss how our parenting is affected by the...