Podcast Episode 14: Todd Miller
Monday April 1, 2019
By Mari Herreras w/ Todd Miller
The Arizona People's Report sat down with writer and journalist Todd Miller to talk about climate change, how it relates to what is happening in Central America and the migrant caravans coming to our border.

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Podcast Episode 13: Ron Austin
Monday March 25, 2019
By Mari Herreras w/ Ron Austin
The Arizona People's Report sat down with Ron Austin for an informal chat about his work as a community videographer with the Southern Arizona Independent Justice Media and his personal projects working to live healthy and independently, growing his own food and more.

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Podcast Episode 12: Nicole Gillett
Monday March 18, 2019
By Mari Herreras w/ Nicole Gillett
The Arizona People's Report sat down with Nicole Gillett, Tucson Audubon Society's conservation advocate, to chat about the state's Drought Contingency Plan and other conservation concerns and issues in Tucson and Southern Arizona.

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Podcast Episode 11: Claire Kaufman
Monday March 11, 2019
By Mari Herreras w/ Claire Kaufman
The Arizona People's Report sat down with Claire Kaufman of Zerology to chat about her zero waste projects and teaching people how to live and shop using less package and introducing less plastics into our landfills.

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Podcast Episode 10: Amalia Luxardo
Monday March 4, 2019
By Mari Herreras w/ Amalia Luxardo
The Arizona People's Report sat down with Women's Foundation of Southern Arizona CEO Amalia Luxardo to talk about the changing face of philanthropy and the good works of the Foundation.

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Podcast Episode 9: Laura Milkins
Monday February 25, 2019
By Mari Herreras w/ Laura Milkins
The Arizona People's Report sat down with visual and performance artist Laura Milkins to talk about her zero packaging project and all the fun and challenges involved with not buying produce, clothes and other necessities with packaging, stickers and tags.

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Podcast Episode 8: Lola Rainey
Thursday January 3, 2019
By Mari Herreras w/ Lola Rainey
The Arizona People's Report sat down with Tucsonan Lola Rainey, attorney, poet, writer, activist and executive director of the Tucson Second Chance Bail Fund. The Fund is an outgrowth of Black Lives Matter (BLM) Tucson's May 2017 "Mama Bailout Campaign," established to address the disproportionate impact of the cash bail system on communities of color and vulnerable populations in Pima County.

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Podcast Episode 7: Naomi Ortiz
Monday December 31, 2018
By Mari Herreras w/ Naomi Ortiz
Naomi Ortiz is a writer, poet, facilitator and visual artist whose work focuses on self-care for activists, disability justice and living in multiple worlds (intersectionality). Her book, Sustaining Spirit: Self-Care for Social Justice invites readers to explore the relationships between mind, body, spirit, heart and place.

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Podcast Episode 6: Josh Rubin
Thursday December 27, 2018
By Mari Herreras w/ Josh Rubin
Josh Rubin is a New Yorker horrified by the events taking place at the U.S.-Mexican border of children being separated from their parents as they arrive to seek asylum. He came to Texas to see it for himself, and decided to stay in Tornillo. He lives in an RV parked across from a children's detention camp to observe the daily operation of a facility that may be housing more than 1,700 children. To see what Rubin witnesses daily and other updates, join the Facebook group Witness: Tornillo.

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Podcast Episode 5: Melo Dominguez
Monday December 24, 2018
By Mari Herreras w/ Melo Dominguez
Arizona People's Report sat down to talk with Tucson artist Melo Dominguez about her gallery in South Tucson, as well as gentrification and the need for this region to create economic policy that includes art and cultural hubs. melodominguez.com/galeria-mitotera/

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Podcast Episode 4: Deedra Abboud
Thursday December 20, 2018
By Mari Herreras w/ Deedra Abboud
Arizona People's Report sat down to talk with former U.S. Senate candidate Deedra Abboud about the challenges she faced during her unique and inspiring campaign, as well as the inspiration she found on the road all throughout the state.

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Podcast Episode 3: Tiera Rainey
Monday December 17, 2018
By Mari Herreras w/ Tiera Rainey
Arizona People's Report sat down to talk with Tiera Rainey about her work with the American Friends Service Committee Arizona (AFSC-Arizona). At heart, Rainey is about more than criminal justice, she's an abolitionist eager to bring the system to its knees. Follow her on Twitter @TBiz30.

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Podcast Episode 2: Zaira Livier
Thursday December 13, 2018
By Mari Herreras w/ Zaira Livier
Arizona People's Report sat down to talk with Zaira Livier about organizing in Southern Arizona, as well as her latest project with the People's Defense Initiative. After our conversation, PDI released their new project, Tucson Families Free and Together. You can read about the initiative here www.familiesfreeandtogether.org, as well as visit www.peoplesdefenseinitiative.org.

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Podcast Episode 1: Jim Byrne
Wednesday November 28, 2018
By Mari Herreras w/ Jim Byrne
Arizona People's Report sat down to talk with Jim Byrne about the future of #RedForEd and activism in Arizona. Byrne teaches African American Studies as part of Tucson Unified School District's culturally relevant curriculum at Cholla High School. Byrne an active member of the Tucson Education Association, and his range of interests make him a great person to sit down and chat with about education, elections and organizing in Arizona.

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