PODCASTS

 

Listen to audio stories from diverse leaders across America who are leading the New Poor People's Campaign 

 

Olga Bautista 

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"This neighborhood is ground zero for the fight that we're having all over the country..." ...Read More.

Olga is a mother of two and part of the Southeast Chicago Environmental Task Force, co-founder of the Southeast Chicago Coalition to Ban Pet-Coke, and founder of Rebel Belles. 


 

"When I came back to Grey's Harbor, I was surprised to see so many millennials on the street. People of my generation..." ...Read More.

Reverend Sarah is a pastor at Champlains on the Harbor in Westport, WA.  

Reverend Sarah Monroe

 

 
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Fernando Garcia

"We're at a critical moment in time. Our immigrant communities are being persecuted..." ...Read More.

 
 

Fernando is the Executive Director for the Border Network for Human Rights at the US/Mexico Border. The organization is 18 years old, active since Fernando founded the Network in 1998.


 

Carolina Gaete is a co-founder of Blocks Together Chicago, which empowers residents to take action to better their communities. 

Edward Ward is a Youth City Council Member at Blocks Together, and has been a member since he was in high-school.

Carolina Gaete and Edward Ward

"Visually, it has messed up our children to see boarded up homes, boarded up schools. It's that message again: 'You're not worthy of being invested in." ...Read More

Edward testifies before congress on the school-to-prison pipeline.

Edward testifies before congress on the school-to-prison pipeline.

 

 
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Tony Prince

"It makes absolutely no sense, and it's indefensible, for the USA, with its vast resources ... [that] someone has to be living in a cardboard box..." ...Read More

 
 

Anthony is an attorney, community organizer, and champion for the homeless.


 
 

Catherine flowers is a veteran, teacher, and water warrior. She visited Standing Rock in 2016.

Catherine Flowers

My father ... fought as a Korean veteran for democracy... and he wasn't going to come back home and not have it." ...Read More.

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Garett Reppenhagen

"...If you can live this life and be the person you want to be... that's way more powerful than flying through the sky with a cape..." ...Read More.

 

Garrett is a veteran, water warrior, and father, who stands up for peace and a better future for his son.