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#Me Too

April 18th, 2018

A decade before Alissa Milano tweeted the words #MeToo, Tarana Burke had started a 'Me Too' movement. In a sense Alissa's posts put the spotlight on Burke's work and forced the issue back to the forefront. This is a snippet of an interview that put the issue back in the forefront. 

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Democracy Now!s Juan Gonzalez inspires SMC community to stay engaged

April 16th, 2018

A few dozen students, alums, faculty, staff and friends of Saint Mary's College braved the rain in early April to spend time with critically acclaimed Democracy Now! Journalist Juan Gonzalez. The group left with inspiration about how to pay Gonzalez's message and agenda and mission to create a more inclusive, just world forward. 

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Jean Harper, Author of ‘Still Life with Horses’

March 31st, 2018

Jean Harper describes her journey of discovering the depths of unconditional love and the her inner strength and resiliency through a horse. Listen to the inspiring story of the 2017 Howlingbird Press non-fiction award winning author. 

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Lindsey Roselini’s acco

March 26th, 2018

Lindsey Rosellini graduated from SMC with a communications degree in 2007 and found her professional bliss as a lawyer, advocating for other marginalized populations.

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Betty Reid Soskin Signs Her Name to Freedom

February 18th, 2018

Betty Reid Soskin launched her national tour for her memoir 'Sign my Name to Freedom' at Saint Mary's College of California. At 96, Betty says she is a living history.

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The Legacy of MLK alive and well in Oakland

January 15th, 2018

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Conversation with Howling Bird Press’s Award Winning Poet

January 13th, 2018

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Conversation with Poet and Reproductive Justice Activist Kathy D’ Arcy

October 14th, 2017

Kathy D' Arcy describes the reproductive human rights challenges women are facing in Ireland and the role U.S. based anti-choice groups have played in the matter. As a writer and an advocate for young moms, Kathy takes on women's rights in all spheres of her life.

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Betty Reid Soskin

July 1st, 2016

Of the hundreds of people I've interviewed over the years, Betty Reid Soskin remains one of my favorites. She is always articulate, thoughtful, introspective and changing. Among the favorite things I've learned from Betty are that we live in a Both-and world (meaning we each have truths and that those truths might conflict), that retirement is unnecessary and that it is better to reinvent yourself at least once every ten years. I've interviewed Betty about the importance of voting, sexism, racism, CHANGE and most importantly hope. This particular piece is the result of what turned into more than two hour interview/story sharing session in 2011.
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Final Project for Audio Production Students

May 18th, 2016

This project is the result of a creative collaborative process from the students in Audio Production 132.

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