30: Change Narratives, Shift Society with Rinku Sen (she/her)
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by Thamarrah Jones
1M ago
Rinku Sen joins Thamarrah to get into what it means to build narrative power and how changing dominant narratives can reshape society. Rinku is the Executive director of Narrative Initiative an organization that engages in the work of deep narrative change by equipping social justice leaders with the knowledge, resources, and skills necessary to harness narrative power and create durable social change. ------------------------------------------------------------------- Find more As It Should Be at asitshouldbepod.com Support the show: Join the Collective for only $3 a month ..read more
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28: Support LGBTQ+ Youth with Elise Schuster (they/them)
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by Thamarrah Jones
2M ago
What if we raised an entire generation of young people to live freely and authentically as themselves? This is the question that Elise and Thamarrah explore in today's episode.  Elise Schuster is a sexuality educator with 15 years of experience in youth development and sexual health education. They spent years teaching workshops and having thousands of one-on-one educational pleasure-based sexual health conversations before co-founding the nonprofit OkaySo. OkaySo is on a mission to help young people become comfortable with the most personal and vulnerable topics in their lives by connect ..read more
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Support LGBTQ+ Youth with Elise Schuster (they/them)
As It Should Be with Thamarrah Jones
by Thamarrah Jones
2M ago
What if we raised an entire generation of young people to live freely and authentically as themselves? This is the question that Elise and Thamarrah explore in today's episode.  Elise Schuster is a sexuality educator with 15 years of experience in youth development and sexual health education. They spent years teaching workshops and having thousands of one-on-one educational pleasure-based sexual health conversations before co-founding the nonprofit OkaySo. OkaySo is on a mission to help young people become comfortable with the most personal and vulnerable topics in their lives by connect ..read more
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27: Make Music Not Prisons with Fury Young (he/him) & BL Shirelle (she/her)
As It Should Be with Thamarrah Jones
by Thamarrah Jones
3M ago
In today's episode Thamarrah (she/her) is joined by Fury Young & BL Shirelle to discuss how Die Jim Crow Records is dismantling stereotypes of incarceration impacted people through music.  Fury is DJC’s founder and Co-Executive Director and Under his leadership, Die Jim Crow Records has recorded over 60 incarcerated artists and over a dozen formerly incarcerated artists and gained access inside 5 different prisons. BL Shirelle is and the Co-Executive Director of DJC and a phenomenal songwriter/rapper and producer on the label and a justice-impacted artist herself, raising up her commu ..read more
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[BONUS] Coming Soon!
As It Should Be with Thamarrah Jones
by Thamarrah Jones
4M ago
As It Should Be returns with new episodes next week. If you want to support the show go to patreon.com/thamarrahjones and become a patron for $3 per month. Get episodes 3-5 days early, videos of the interviews, and access to the interview schedule to know what guests are coming up next; submit questions or watch live to call into the show and ask questions ..read more
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11: Create Communities Where The Fullness of Who You Are Matters with Grace Ouma-Cabezas (she/they)
As It Should Be with Thamarrah Jones
by Thamarrah Jones
4M ago
If you want to support the show go to patreon.com/thamarrahjones and become a patron for $3 per month. Get episodes 3-5 days early, videos of the interviews, and access to the interview schedule to know what guests are coming up next; submit questions or watch live to call into the show and ask questions! -------------------------------------------- In this episode, Grace Ouma-Cabezas (she/they) & Thamarrah (she/her) discuss managers helping employees thrive, centering diverse people and experiences in marketing, building a career as a Black woman in corporate, and so much more. Grace Ouma ..read more
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10: Innovating Technology to Enable Equity and Justice with River Bunkley
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by Thamarrah Jones
4M ago
If you want to support the show go to patreon.com/thamarrahjones and become a patron for $3 per month. Get episodes 3-5 days early, videos of the interviews, and access to the interview schedule to know what guests are coming up next; submit questions or watch live to call into the show and ask questions! -------------------------------------------- River Bunkley (he/him) is a Product Specialist at Chan Zuckerberg Initiative and a Co-Founder of The Black Renaissance Group. River has made it his business to build innovative tech solutions to create a more equitable and just world, first priorit ..read more
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09: Navigating Culture as an Immigrant with Anya Cherrice (she/her)
As It Should Be with Thamarrah Jones
by Thamarrah Jones
4M ago
If you want to support the show go to patreon.com/thamarrahjones and become a patron for $3 per month. Get episodes 3-5 days early, videos of the interviews, and access to the interview schedule to know what guests are coming up next; submit questions or watch live to call into the show and ask questions! -------------------------------------------- In this episode, Thamarrah (she/her) and Anya Cherrice (she/her) discuss Anya's experience navigating through America as an immigrant, finding community as an adult, and defining American. Anya Cherrice is the CEO of Navigating Culture and the Host ..read more
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07: Embracing 'Lived Experience' in Inclusion Practices with Patrice M. Palmer (they/them)
As It Should Be with Thamarrah Jones
by Thamarrah Jones
4M ago
If you want to support the show go to patreon.com/thamarrahjones and become a patron for $3 per month. Get episodes 3-5 days early, videos of the interviews, and access to the interview schedule to know what guests are coming up next; submit questions or watch live to call into the show and ask questions! -------------------------------------------- In this episode, Thamarrah (she/her) and Patrice Palmer (they/them) discuss how to deal with gaslighting, creating a culture that validates and embraces lived experience, allyship, and transactional vs transformative inclusion practices. Patrice Pa ..read more
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[REPLAY] 05: Building Space for Neurodiversity to Thrive with Vanessa Castañeda Gill (she/her)
As It Should Be with Thamarrah Jones
by Thamarrah Jones
4M ago
In this episode, Co-Founder of Social Cipher, Vanessa Castañeda Gill (she/her) joins the show to discuss how her company is creating space for Neurodivergent youth to thrive through their space pirate-themed social-emotional learning games. Social Cipher is led by a team of Neurodivergent Founders, including Vanessa herself. Vanessa and Thamarrah (she/her) talk the importance of autistic youth failing safely, challenges faced by neurodivergent people caused by inequity in the workplace and in the startup space as founders, and how we can all support the neurodivergent community ..read more
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