Transforming Together
Transforming Our Engagement with Activism

Transforming Our Engagement with Activism

July 2, 2020

In this episode of Transforming Together, hosts, Japjyot Singh and Maya Carey, are joined by criminologist, sociologist, and activist Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis. This is the 3rd and final episode episode in the COVID-19 series addressing the impacts and connections of violence and COVID-19. Dr. Dennis is the founder and owner of 365Diversity and has spent much of her life breaking down racial justice flaws in different systems. Dr. Dennis joins us again to continue on with our conversation in the last episode and breaks down how activism should look like vs. how its showing up during our current time. Learn more about Dr. Dennis at 365Diversity.com<https://linkprotect.cudasvc.com/url?a=https%3a%2f%2f365Diversity.com&c=E,1,x1Cg2SkINauU19twMyKKONZAXVofwp02M9tKTNWxykfeIQHWmTLFatjCg4SC5axcDc4c7wWzDvk7WgPyMe6HUX_Xg4T59LIe1oZZ75A_S_X4&typo=0>

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The Creatives Café: every other Tuesday from 7-9pm via zoom

Between the Lines: A Liberation Book Club—meets on the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month from 6:30-8pm. Next book is: Octavia Butler’s “Parable of the Sower”

Transforming our Narrative around White Supremacy

Transforming our Narrative around White Supremacy

June 22, 2020

In this episode of Transforming Together, hosts, Japjyot Singh and Maya Carey, are joined by criminologist, sociologist, and activist Dr. Kimya Nuru Dennis. This is the 2nd episode in the COVID-19 series addressing the impacts and connections of violence and COVID-19. Dr. Dennis is the founder and owner of 365Diversity and has spent much of her life breaking down racial justice flaws in different systems. Dr. Dennis joins us to discuss the historical context of racism and White supremacy in the United States and much more. We discuss how important it is to actually learn from our histories and how advocates can support Black Lives Matter. Learn more about Dr. Dennis at 365Diversity.com

COVID-19 and Community

COVID-19 and Community

May 5, 2020

Host's Maya and Japjyot are back for a special multi-part series around COVID-19 and community. For this first episode, we are joined by special guest Yoo-Jin Kang, Alcohol and other Drug Coordinator, from American University to talk COVID-19 and the complexities of trauma for survivors and non-survivors alike.  Join us as we break down trauma responses, how grief may be showing up for you throughout this pandemic, and our own tools and tips for making it through this deeply unsettling time.

Demystifying Human Trafficking, Part 2

Demystifying Human Trafficking, Part 2

February 11, 2020

Hosts Allison and Victoria are joined by special guests from HopeWorks' Anti-Trafficking Department to continue our discussion of human trafficking myths and facts. Anti-Trafficking Director Samantha and Case Manager Savanna give us an update on the growth of the anti-trafficking work at HopeWorks and help us dig into some recent reports here in Howard County.

 

Transforming New Year’s resolutions into intention setting

Transforming New Year’s resolutions into intention setting

December 23, 2019

Join Co-hosts Maya and Japjyot as they explore the complexities of new year’s resolutions, intention setting, and community care. Bring in 2020 with intention!

Bringing Body Liberation to the Table

Bringing Body Liberation to the Table

November 18, 2019

Maya and Allison explore the relationship between the holiday season and body liberation and body positivity. Join us in this transformative conversation and gain some tips on how to be kind to your body and self this holiday season.

Reflection

Reflection

October 7, 2019

Maya, Allison, Japjyot, and new host Victoria come together to reflect on their experiences with growth in their personal lives and within the Community Engagement Department as a whole. Join us in this transformative conversation and get to know us on a deeper level.

 

Know Your Rights: How to Respond to I.C.E.”

Know Your Rights: How to Respond to I.C.E.”

September 10, 2019

Maya & Japjyot  continue with their conversation about immigration in this episode. Listen as they reflect on the anti-immigration rhetoric and how to respond to immigration and customs officers.

Unpacking Concentration Camps: The History of “Othering” in the U.S.

Unpacking Concentration Camps: The History of “Othering” in the U.S.

August 12, 2019

Allison, Maya, and new host Japjyot have a frank conversation about the legacy of internment camps in the United States. They reflect on the history of “othering” and what that means for human rights today.

Systems of Support: Transforming Shelter

Systems of Support: Transforming Shelter

June 25, 2019

Heidi and Brittany reunite to discuss the work Brittany’s been doing at HopeWorks’ residential program, exploring the power and limitations of nonprofit shelter systems. They then discuss their futures and the future of the podcast.

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