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39 minutes | Jun 15, 2021
Candidate for U.S. Congress Greg Lin Tanaka of Palo Alto
Greg Lin Tanaka is 2nd generation Chinese American from my mom’s side and a 4th generation Japanese American from my dad’s side (in California since 1880!). I’ve lived in the Bay Area since '93 and Palo Alto since '04.Greg is a member of the city council, and is running for U.S.Congress In 2022.
21 minutes | May 1, 2021
AAPI History and Why It Matters #StopAsianHate Guest Trailblazer Rachel Hu
Rachel Hu, an organizer with the Justice Center and Answer Coalition . Rachel walks the walk and talks the talk. She speaks on the importance of solidarity between marginalized communities at the Uptown in Defense of Asian Lives rally on Sunday! Guest Trailblazer: Rachel Hu Host and Producer: Bri Cooper Associate Producer: Cindy Lin
32 minutes | Nov 13, 2020
COVID-19, ALS Bill 7071, and the State of Minority Health with Dr. Reyn Archer
🎙️EPISODE SPONSOR: Today’s episode is brought to you by 1-800 Florals. Flowers are always a thoughtful and personal way to convey your love, friendship, or support. It is an ageless expression of caring. Sending flowers online is so easy using the link provided in the show notes for this episode. You can also select from their year-round Flowers.🌸Today's Guest: Dr. Reyn ArcherToday, we invite Dr. Reyn Archer to talk about important issues that impact Americans today, including Covid-19, the new ALS Bill 7071, and we are going to discuss the state of minority health in America. Dr. Archer is the Chief Of Staff for Congressman Jeff Fortenberry, with a demonstrated history of working on public policy in health, nutrition and international development. He also has strong community and social services experience, Crisis Communications and Management, Public Affairs, and Public Speaking.Guest: Dr. Reyn ArcherHost / Producer: Bri CooperAssociate Producer: Cindy LinDid you like this podcast? Leave a Tip
34 minutes | Oct 16, 2020
Dr. Z Gives Expert Advice About Voting
The election is coming up soon, which is the hottest topic on the news. The 2020 United States elections are scheduled for Tuesday, November 3, 2020. All 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives, 35 of the 100 seats in the United States Senate, and the office of President of the United States will be contested. So, today, we have invited Dr. Gilberto Zelaya, Director of Voting Coordination to the Montgomery County, Maryland Board of Elections, to our podcast. Dr. Gilberto Zelaya, known to County residents as “Dr. Z”, Director of Voting Coordination to the Montgomery County is responsible for coordinating community relations and outreach with an emphasis on compliance with Montgomery County’s Spanish language requirements under the Voting Rights Act.-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Today's Episode is brought to you by 1800FloralsHost/Producer: Bri CooperAssistant Producer: Cindy LinGuest: Dr. Gilberto Zelaya , Director of Voting Coordination (Montgomery County Board of Elections)
32 minutes | Oct 3, 2020
Get Out Of Your Comfort Zone and Learn to Lead
How can women begin to step into leadership roles that will have a direct impact in their schools, communities, politics and business? Today’s guest is Laurie Halverson.Laurie Halverson, is a conservative activist in Montgomery County, and an education advocate for over ten years. She served as PTA leader at the local and county levels , a Maryland State Board of Education Member, and is currently serving on the Montgomery County Board of License Commissioners and President of the Chevy Chase Women’s Republican Club, the largest women’s Republican club in Maryland. Laurie has a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Kentucky. She is a 2013 Leadership Montgomery Graduate. Widowed in 2015 from a husband of almost 23 years, she has two grown sons who were educated through MCPS. She enjoys helping boy scouts as a merit badge counselor for “Citizenship in the Community."Producer/Host: Bri CooperAssociate Producer: Cindy Lin----------------------------------------------------------------------Today’s episode is brought to you by 1-800 Florals. Flowers are always a thoughtful and personal way to convey your love, friendship, or support. It is an ageless expression of caring, and, sending flowers online is so easy using the link provided in the show notes. You can also select from their year-round Flower Arrangements, fresh Autumn Favorites, cheery Birthday Bouquets and thoughtful Anniversary gifts, so use the link in our show notes and send flowers to that special person today.
28 minutes | Sep 12, 2020
Don't Accept Street Harassment ....Hollaback!
In our global society, there is a high prevalence for street harassment. In 2014, a representative survey of 2,000 Americans was conducted. 25% of men and 65% of women reported having been the victims of street harassment in their lives, which is a form of harassment, primarily sexual harassment that consists of unwanted comments, gestures, honking, and etc by strangers in public areas such as streets, shopping malls, and public transportation. Not only does this type of harassment occur on the street, but it also carries over into the workplace in varying degrees.Today's guest has been fully involved in combating street harassment since 2005. Emily May, the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Hollaback. Hollaback! is a photoblog and grassroots initiative to raise awareness about street harassment and workplace harassment by posting photographs and narrative accounts of individuals' encounters. It’s an organization running by local activists in 79 cities, 26 countries, and operates in 14 languages. Get Involved! Follow Hollaback on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram,----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Host: Bri Cooper
61 minutes | Aug 22, 2020
Why Congress Needs a Rocket Scientist Like Greg Coll
Today’s guest is Mr. Gregory Coll who is currently running for U.S. Congress in Maryland and is on the ballot in the general election on November 3, 2020. He advanced from the Republican primary on June 2, 2020. Professionally, he is a systems engineer team manager, involved in NASA's space projects; Mr. Coll set his goals on obtaining a job working on the Space Shuttle program after graduating from college early. He started with United Space Alliance working on the Main Propulsion System of the Space Shuttle in February of 2004, and it was a dream come true for him. Mr. Coll currently serves on volunteer boards, and is actively engaged in his community.
26 minutes | Aug 14, 2020
International Relationships between Countries During a Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has affected international relations between countries and caused diplomatic tensions around trade, transport of medicines, diagnostic tests and hospital equipment for coronavirus disease. Leaders of some countries have accused other countries for not containing the disease effectively, resulting in the uncontrolled spread of the virus. As the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the political systems of multiple countries, causing suspensions of legislative activities, isolation or deaths of multiple politicians, rescheduling of elections due to fears of spreading the virus, we have invited Mr. Theo Neilly, Bahamas Consul General to Washington D.C., to our podcast today.
39 minutes | Aug 7, 2020
Black, Republican, and What We Really Think of Black Lives Matter
Today’s guest Mr. Brandon Cooper (no relation that I know of), the 1st Vice Chairman of the Maryland Republican Party, the youngest in state party history. Mr. Cooper has worked as staff for the Republican National Committee, two US Senate Campaigns in Maryland and Kentucky, and numerous local campaigns across the state. Mr. Cooper has repeatedly been recognized for his contributions to the Party, including being the recipient of the Maryland Republican Party's 2017 Man of the Year Award and the 2013 Young Republican of the Year Award. Outside of politics, Brandon is active in his community and is a co-founder for a Maryland Chapter of 100 Black Men of America, Inc.Producer and Host: Bridgette CooperAssociate Producer: Cindy LinCooper and Company is a subsidiary of 728 Productions™
30 minutes | Jul 31, 2020
A Teacher's Perspective: Can Schools Reopen Safely?
On today's sneak peak episode, we speak with a Special Education teacher named "Lisa", who will give us a teacher's perspective about reopening schools. We talk about the legal ramification for school districts who close schools for students with an Individualized Education Program, the anxiety of going back to school, student's with behavioral issues who need in person structure, and much more!I hope you join us for our sneak peak episode!Host: Bridgette Cooper, former candidate for U.S. CongressAssociate Producer: Cindy Lin
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