As a Tejana educator, advocate, and social worker, Luci centers her work around diversity while also raising two daughters (known affectionately as the “hoppsters”) with her husband. We talk about leaving and grieving past safe spaces. as well as what it means to be in a multicultural family.
Queen from Queens, Wanda G. Anderson is a licensed attorney, community board member, co-pastor of Solid Rock Christian Center, and soror of AKA. She considers herself a “justice midwife” through her poetry, speaking, and leadership roles. In this episode, “Mama Wanda” discusses her experience as a Black woman in America and how she believes her faith and social justice go hand in hand.
Karen Gonzalez is the author of “The God Who Sees: Immigrants, The Bible, and the Journey to Belong”, speaker, and immigrant advocate who herself immigrated from Guatemala as a child. We delve into topics such as how to love our immigrant neighbors well and one of my favorite subjects, navigating liminal and cross cultural spaces.
Yes, you read that right: Kerri Fisher is our guest on this episode! She is a full-time lecturer at the Diana R. Garland School of Social Work,
the Co-host of On Ramp, a Christian podcast on race, and an active writer and poet. Boil it down, she’s easily one of earth’s greatest and smartest humans right now.
Holly Oxhandler, PhD, LMSW is the Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development at Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work. She studies the intersection of faith and mental health and is particularly interested in how mental health care providers ethically integrate clients’ religion/spirituality into treatment. This episode focuses on her journey of faith, but also coming home to herself.
Kathy Khang is a writer, speaker, and author of “Raise Your Voice: Why We Stay Silent and How to Speak Up”. She has become a dear mentor to me as both a Korean American woman and advocate for all. We talk about everything from imposter syndrome to eye cream to how to allyship. You don’t want to miss it.
Karla is truly joy as a human. She is a STUNNING Afro Peruvian queen who speaks on her experience both as an immigrant and a spiritual refugee. She’s here for unity in the church (not to be confused with sameness). #deconstruction #immigration #spiritualwanderer #faith #righteousanger