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``What Criminal Justice Reform Sounds Like.``
Co-presenter with Jen Chien, ``What Criminal Justice Reform Sounds Like.`` Safety & Justice Challenge Network Meeting, MacArthur Foundation, Chicago IL This multimedia plenary reported on the success of the podcast 70 Million, a narrative open-source endeavor in which reporters travel around the country and hear from people directly impacted by their encounter with jails andvadjacent policies, and from those committed to reversing those effects on people and communities.
July 23, 2019
An Informal Guide to Centering Marginalized People in Your Podcast
Pulling from a career centering people in the margins, and from what the 70 million team has practiced in our reporting, I’ve gathered an informal toolkit which I have tried to summarize here. I’m thinking of independent creators who do not have any or much formal journalism training or who do not work in media institutions.
May 21, 2018
I Am Not Special
After so many years as a woman of color in media, I have the privilege to mentor young professionals, especially younger women starting out, those pivoting in or out of the industry, or a few who are trying to ‘get free.’
May 14, 2018
How I Stopped ‘Speculating’ And Became Free
This is a lesson that took a long time to learn. And much of the learning took place in my personal relationships. But the lesson has translated magnificently to my role as a solopreneur.