S4 E5: Education in the Prison System
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by Youth Leadership Institute
6M ago
Today's Hosts: Mehek Kandru Production and Marketing: Jarrett Ramones, Tim Haydock, Kody Stoebig & Fatima Ramirez Editor: Rachel Livinal Today on Policywise, Mehek dives into what the education system looks like for incarcerated individuals. We'd Love to Hear from You! Clink the link below to fill out a quick survey and let us know what you think! https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/QLVPBCT Follow us on social @policywisepod on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook! And don't forget to subscribe and rate us on iTunes. See you next time on PolicyWise ..read more
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S4 E34: Bathrobe Chat– Is AB15O5 Wise?
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by Youth Leadership Institute
6M ago
Today's Hosts: Demi Wack & Ellinor Arzbaecher Production and Marketing: Jarrett Ramones, Tim Haydock, Kody Stoebig & Fatima Ramirez Editor: Rachel Livinal Today on Policywise Demi and Elli discuss Prop AB15O5 by Democratic Assembly member Patrick O'Donell from Long Beach CA. In 2019 California Governor Gavin Newsom signed AB15O5 into law and rewriting the state's charter school laws We'd Love to Hear from You! Clink the link below to fill out a quick survey and let us know what you think! https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/QLVPBCT Follow us on social @policywisepod on Twitter, Instagra ..read more
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S4 E3: The State of U.S. Childcare
PolicyWise
by Youth Leadership Institute
7M ago
Today's Hosts: Demi Wack Production and Marketing: Jarrett Ramones, Tim Haydock, Kody Stoebig & Fatima Ramirez Editor: Rachel Livinal Whenever you're ready. Hello everyone, and welcome to our next episode of Policy-Wise. I am really thrilled today to be joined by Cindy Loff, the director of the National Childcare Association. Today, we'll be talking a little bit about the state of childcare in the United States, learning what the current status is of childcare, what are some of the efforts being made, and what are some of the problems that we might be able to tackle as young folks, uh, ju ..read more
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S4 E2: The Fresno Teacher's Association
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by Youth Leadership Institute
7M ago
[UPDATE: this episode was recorded on May 26 2023 before the FTA strike began. For updates on the strike follow @FresnoTeachersAsaociation] Today we'll be hearing from McLane high school teacher and Fresno Teachers Association President Manuel Bonilla and self-proclaimed troublemaker Louis Jamerson the Executive Director of the Fresno Teachers Association. Together these two are bringing big perspectives and power positions from the FTA. Today's Hosts: Demi Wack, Mehek Kandru & Ellinor Arzbaecher Production and Marketing: Jarrett Ramones, Tim Haydock, Kody Stoebig & Fatima Ramirez Edi ..read more
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S3 E16: Vaccinate All 58: Madera
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by Youth Leadership Institute with Demitria Wack and Michael Wiafe
2y ago
Intro: Demitria Wack Guest: Eriveto "Beto" Vasquez-Sanchez, Jaylee Alacala-Lopez, Carlos Alacala-Lopez, Jax Garcia, Ja’rea Theissen, and Alexia Sanchez Production and Marketing: Jarrett Ramones, Ellinor Arzbaecher, Kody Stoebig, and Tim Haydock On todays episode of PolicyWise, we’ll be throwing things over to the young people from Madera to talk all things Vaccinate all 58. Please enjoy hearing from Beto, Jaylee, Jax, Ja’rea, and Alexia about their experiences throughout the pandemic and the importance of getting vaccinated because no one is alone when we are in community together.  For ..read more
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S3 E4: yli30 Statewide Youth Panel
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by Youth Leadership Institute with Demitria Wack and Michael Wiafe
2y ago
Featuring: Demi Wack. Host: Michael Wiafe. Guests: Raymart Catacutan, Alejandra Espinosa, Michael Navarro, Daphne Ramirez. Production and Marketing: Jarrett Ramones, Tim Haydock, Ellinor Arzbaecher, and Kody Stoebig. We are so ridiculously grateful for everyone who came to yli's birthday celebration in November!  We'd Love to Hear from You! Clink the link below to fill out a quick survey and let us know what you think! https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/QLVPBCT Follow us on social @policywisepod on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook! And don't forget to subscribe and rate us on iTunes. See yo ..read more
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S3 E2: National Persons with Disabilities Day
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by Youth Leadership Institute with Demitria Wack and Michael Wiafe
2y ago
Hosts: Ellinor Arzbaecher and Michael Wiafe. Guests: Natalia Arzbaecher and Zofia Trexler Production and Marketing: Jarrett Ramones, Tim Haydock, Ellinor Arzbaecher, and Kody Stoebig. In 2018, the CDC reported that 26 percent (one in 4) of adults in the United States have some type of disability. In 2019 the US census found that over three million children in the United States had a disability in 2019, up since 2008. With the highest rate of childhood disability belonging to American Indian and Alaska Native (AIAN), followed by children of more than one race and Black children. And guess what ..read more
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Episode 27: Round Table No: 1 We're Back!
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by Youth Leadership Institute with Demitria Wack and Michael Wiafe
2y ago
Round Table With: Demitria Wack, Ellinor Arzbaecher and Michael Wiafe. Production and Marketing: Jarrett Ramones, Tim Haydock, Mehek Kandru, Elli Arzbaecher, and WELCOME TO THE TEAM KODY STOEBIG. Welcome to Season Three! On the season 3 premiere of PolicyWise, Hosts Demi, Elli and Michael get together (In Person![FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME!!]) at the Youth Leadership Institute office in Fresno, California.  The PolicyWise Podcast began right as the Covid-19 Pandemic lockdowns went into affect–as a result the team has never been in the same room together. UNTIL NOW! Join the team as they dis ..read more
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The End of Season 2!
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by Youth Leadership Institute with Demitria Wack and Michael Wiafe
2y ago
Hi Everyone!  You might be wondering where this week’s episode is...After 16 Episodes we’ve decided to mark the end of Season two! But don’t worry PolicyWise People, PolicyWise will be back for Season three in just a couple weeks! But first we’re getting back in the lab and planning out the best season yet!  In the meantime, tell us what you think using the feedback survey in the description of every episode or message us on social media and tell your friends!  We have lots of previous episodes that you may have missed for you to enjoy during this break.    Stay Tu ..read more
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Episode 26 Equity Within the Cannabis Industry
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by Youth Leadership Institute with Demitria Wack and Michael Wiafe
2y ago
Hosts: Demitria Wack and Michael Wiafe. Guest: Jim Keddy and Sarah-Michael Gaston. Production and Marketing: Jarrett Ramones, Tim Haydock, Mehek Kandru, Elli Arzbaecher, and Abby Pugh. The roots of racialized drug laws and drug enforcement are deeply ingrained into our criminal justice systems. The War on Drugs starting in the 1970s drove this discrimination against people of color, specifically Black deeper into families, communities, and institutions--driving families into poverty, separating children from their families , and creating generations of cumulative disadvantage. The enforcement ..read more
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