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June 15, 2021

S3:E2 Jeffrey Omura | NYC City Council - The Arts Hero We Need

Jeffrey Omura is an artist, activist, and labor leader running for City Council in District 6 of New York City and we could not back a better candidate! Jeffrey was recently elected to his second term as an officer of Actors’...

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June 01, 2021

S2:E14 Dana | Oncology Nurse, We Laugh to Survive

We’re closing out Mental Health Awareness Month with Dana, an introverted oncology nurse & parent - all this to say, she’s got many reasons to be fatigued. In a time where we’re more isolated than ever, Dana has experienced t...

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May 25, 2021

S2:E13 Dr. Sadie I You + Me = Curing Long Covid

This week we talked to Dr. Sadie Whittaker, the Chief Scientific Officer of Solve ME/CFS Initiative- a nonprofit whose mission is to find a cure for & end Myalgic encephalomyelitis/chronic fatigue syndrome. The developments w...

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May 18, 2021

S2:E12 Chelsea | TeleSocial: Connecting Through Calls

Continuing with the theme of Mental Health Awareness Month, this week we spoke to Chelsea, the Volunteer Resource Connector for L.A.Work’s TeleSocial Program — a program that our very own host Raymond started! What is TeleSoc...

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May 04, 2021

S2:E10 Kate | "Trauma is as Individual as a Fingerprint"

Welcome to Mental Health Awareness Month! We've got a series of interviews we really think you'll enjoy. We begin with Kate, a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, specializing in complex trauma and complex PTSD. Som...

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April 20, 2021

S2:E8 Jason | Cocktails To Go For Pandemic Woes

We've found a common theme among our April episodes: pivoting in the pandemic. This is exactly what our friend Jason has done (and quite well, we might add!). He owns The Long Room, a friendly neighborhood tavern in the Raven...

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April 13, 2021

S2:E7 Jill | Special Education, Pivoting in the Pandemic

Our guest this week is Jill, a compassionate & determined woman with a big heart and too many emotions for one person to contain. Her big heart led her to a position as an early childhood special education teacher in St. Loui...

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April 06, 2021

S2:E6 Nick | Vaccine Spotter Dot Org

Are you having difficulty locating a vaccine appointment? Do you wish there was a website that contained information for ALL your local pharmacies instead of having 20+ individual tabs open for each one? Well look no further!...

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February 02, 2021

S1E13: Louis - “Shoot Me Up Bruh”, A Pfizer Vaccine Trial Story

After months of devastating loss, Louis said "fuck it" (literally) and enrolled himself in the Pfizer vaccine trial. Louis, a self-described "big ol' meat shield," was more than happy to take this risk, especially because he ...

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