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May 29, 2019

**Please note this interview covers a sensitive topic and may not be suitable for all listeners.**
Since October 2018, KZSC and the Research Center for the Americas at UC Santa Cruz have been teaching journalism classes in Watsonville, California at the Digital NEST. This special episode is co-produced by three...


May 29, 2019

Dr. Rebecca Hernandez (Mexican-American and Mescalero Apache) is the Director of the American Indian Resource Center (AIRC) at UC Santa Cruz and Rennea Howell (member of the Quapaw Tribe of Oklahoma) is an AIRC student intern. They discuss the epidemic of missing and murdered indigenous women and their collective...


May 28, 2019

Alberto Ledesma, an Assistant Dean for Diversity at U.C. Berkeley, was brought undocumented to Oakland, California at eight years old. He graduated U.C. Berkeley three times over and has held faculty positions at Cal State University, Monterey Bay, and U.C. Berkeley. In this interview, he discusses his book Diary of a...


May 28, 2019

Sandra Soto is an Associate Professor or Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Arizona (UofA). She discusses the charges brought against three UofA students for protesting a campus presentation on March 19, 2019 by armed Border Patrol agents. The students are known as #TheArizona3.


Apr 8, 2019

Isaí Ambrosio is the Director of the Davenport Resource Services Center and the inaugural Activist-in-Residence for UC Santa Cruz/Research Center for the Americas. We discussed his work in Davenport, California, his challenges in obtaining his education while learning English, and his plans as...