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Coffee & Convos

By Liz Bullard
Coffee and Convos is a casual conversetion with friends, community leaders, and other great conversationalists about politics, wellness, and activism. No matter if you are a coffee or tea person, a warm cup is never too far from a meaningful conversation; and we always tend to fill our cup with what we need to get us through the day, just like these convos!
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IndigoWomen
Shayna Renee Hammond, Founder & CEO of Lead For Liberation and IndigoWomen, is a serial entrepreneur with an extensive 20-year background in leadership and life coaching, organizational culture redesign, business strategy, and education leadership development. Joins me to discuss liberation, self-care, and leadership. It is an inspiring conversation that reminds us that leadership doesn't mean alone or without rest. Listen in and let me know what you think on the CoffeeConvosLiz.com website.  Where to find Shayna Renee Hammond Book: Purchase Becoming an IndigoWoman Coaching: Flyer  Website: IndigoWomenCommunity.com Instagram: @indigowomenoommunity Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
29:58
April 18, 2022
(Bonus) Diversity in Media
Joined by a few friends to talk about creating diverse characters, lifting diverse writers, and how pen names have helped people avoid bias.  Follow these guests and the Kindle Vella's they are reading/writing  What Happened!!! The Secret Garden (A Sci-Fi Retelling) The Eleos Experiment (Sci-fi | Dystopian) Prophecy Trilogy: Portal Necessary Creatures The Seventh Power Sixty A Force So Fair Judy-Anne  Twitter: lacajag Ngozi  Instagram @mustiholla TikTok @ngozitr SodaKhan Instagram @sodakhanart TikTok @lesodakhan Facebook group @ladies who read diverse sci-fi and fantasy Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
43:12
April 14, 2022
Speak Up! Healing and Hope Edition
Speaking up for yourself can be anxiety-provoking, yikes! But you can be the best advocate on your journey to healing and hope, which is the theme for Women's History Month. Amy Green Smith, a personal empowerment expert, joins me to discuss how speaking up for ourselves is a key component to wellness.  More about Amy Green Smith  Amy Green Smith is a certified and credentialed life coach and hypnotherapist, masterful speaker, and personal empowerment expert. Amy uses her roles as coach, writer, podcaster, and speaker to move individuals to a place of radical personal empowerment and self-worth. With an acute focus on helping people “find their voice”, she is highly sought after for her uncommon style of irreverence, wisdom, and humor and has been a featured expert in Inspired Coach Magazine and on Fox 5 San Diego. Head over to her website and grab a free copy of her eWorkbook/Audiobook, Speak Up for Yourself Without Being a Dick: 9 Proven Challenges to Radically Improve Your Self-Confidence, and Self-Worth. Website: www.AmyGreenSmith.com Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
37:12
March 22, 2022
(Bonus) Finding Flow On Your Journey
@coherencerevolution does a wonderful job of reminding us that alignment and peace are within. Happiness is not a future state, it is achievable in our environment if we just learn to adjust our focus and implement the right tools. Find Dr. Mark Halpern  Instagram: @coherencerevolution Book: Amazon- Coherence Revolution: Finding flow on your journey to the present moment Website: https://www.coherencerevolution.com/2022 Facebook: @CoherenceRevolutionCommunity Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
35:52
February 20, 2022
Activism 101
Gahrey Ovalle, is the author of the Amazon best-seller - Unjustified: Where Have Our Black Leaders Gone?,  “UNJUSTIFIED” is an honest conversation about what holds back communities of color generation to generation. Gahrey addresses the systematic limitations, lack of financial literacy, limiting beliefs and violence, and how these cycles are repeated. This book will teach younger generations how to successfully navigate the world in front of them, make positive changes and how to cultivate their genius along the way. Not only does he discuss his book and his work in the community, but he helps us learn how being an activist in our communities starts with small steps that lead to big change. Find Gahrey Ovalle Instagram: @GahreyOvalle Website: https://www.gahreyovalle.com/ Facebook: @gahrey.ovalle.75 Email: gahrey@gahreyovalle.com Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
29:57
February 07, 2022
(Bonus) My Inspirations v 1.5
@leringaines inspires us to be authentic and to choose ourselves on this growth journey. You won’t want to miss his talk son his journey, his book, and his podcasts. Find L'erin, 411 podcast Instagram: @leringaines @linktr.ee/leringaines Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
32:23
January 29, 2022
Persuade Don't Preach
Have you ever left a conversation and wish the other person really heard you? Karen joins me to discuss values and how to use this to communicate more and argue less.  Find Karen Tibbals Facebook: @karen.tibbals.9 Linkedin: @KarenTibbals Twitter: @KarenTibbal Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
24:51
January 25, 2022
Liberation
Who knew that freedom of expression has so many layers and a deep connection to our past circumstances. Kayla joins me to discuss how she blends her passion for caring and curating. She discusses how the explorative journey of helping clients decorate their home can lead to healing from past traumas. Find Kayla Jackson Instagram: @kayladaniellejackson Website: kayladaniellejackson.com Here is the direct link for Kayla's upcoming online program, Curate Your Life and a list of my other services! Click here to access her free monthly space for Black women/femmes called A Place for Audre Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
28:23
January 18, 2022
Radio Takeover - WATR 1320 AM (Bonus)
Who's back on live radio? This girl and 3 of her amazing friends! Its a 2 hour WATR 1320 AM Radio takeover. We have games and talk all the local politics and welcome a few live callers. You don't want to miss this bonus episode. Special Guests  Twitter: @bilalwtby Find Coffee & Convos on Website: CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz`
01:29:12
December 01, 2021
Its Up 2 Us
"Its Up To Us" is the campaign slogan for CT State Senate Candidate Charneil Bush. He joins me to discuss his desire to fight for the needs of the people and passion for creating policies that people forward. This conversation is full of politics, people, and hope. Find Charneil Bush Email: charneil@charneilforct.com Instagram: @charneil4ct Twitter: @charneil4ct Facebook: @Charneil for State Senate Find Coffee & Convos on Website: CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
42:03
November 29, 2021
Quiet Voice Fearless Leader (Bonus)
@theintrovertleader joins me to discuss his book, accepting who you are, and strategies to recharge as an introvert. For his book and more check out his website. Find Terrance, the Introvert Leader Instagram: @theintrovertleader  Website: www.quietvoicefearlessleader.com Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
31:17
November 18, 2021
OUTSIDE the BOX (Bonus Episode)
@myasareegray joins me to discuss celebrating creativity and her new project found on her YouTube channel OUTSIDE the Box. DM her To be featured on her docuseries. Find Mya Saree Gray  Youtube: Mya Saree' Gray Instagram: @myasareegray  *Instagram Live episode. To watch the video head over to @CoffeeConvosLiz 
34:51
November 16, 2021
World Kindness Day (Bonus)
Shae from @mindfull_sense comes to share all the love and light about kindness. She reminds us why it is important to be kind and shared some tips on how we can be kind to ourselves. Find Shae  Instagram: @mindfull_sense  Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
29:14
November 14, 2021
Texas v Women's Rights.
Alexis closes out this season as we discuss the policy behind the abortion law instituted by the state of Texas and what this means future abortion policies.  Find Alexis on Twitter: @DmaritzaCarr Instagram: @DmaritzaCarr Find Coffee & Convos on Website: CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
01:02:38
November 02, 2021
Get Out Of Your Head
Brain joins me to talk about pushing past the negative thoughts blocking your success. His first book, “Get Out of Your Head,” draws parallels between computer systems and the human mind and gives readers practical strategies for overcoming anxiety. Much of Brian’s writing is focused on health, wellness, and personal development.  Find Brian and his books at Website: https://getoutofyourhead.com/  Facebook: @GetOutOfYourHeadBooks Instagram: @GetOutOfYourHeadBooks  Find Coffee & Convos on Website: CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
54:13
October 19, 2021
The Way with Jazz & Tae
Podcaster's Jazz and Tae join me to discuss our similar interests, politics, mental health, and celebrity culture. We explore the importance of wellness and how 2020 has sparked so much change.  Find Jazz & Tae  Website:https://www.patreon.com/Thewayjazzandtae Email: thewayjt@gmail.com Instagram: @thewayjazzandtae Find Coffee & Convos on Website: CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
01:01:55
October 11, 2021
Dissolving Waffles
@katienallphd gets me relaxed and ready to conquer the world! Tune in to learn how to using Tapping to add relaxation and dissolve WAFFLES Find Katie Nall Website: https://NallEdgeCo.com Facebook: @ktnall Instagram: @katienallphd  *Instagram Live episode. To watch the video head over to @CoffeeConvosLiz 
36:53
October 03, 2021
VOOreka™ with Gretchen Voolich
Gretchen discusses a new take on creativity that will have you problem solving in a whole new way! Need more help unlocking creativity head over to her website for your very own FREE discovery call ** Don't forget to mention Coffee and Convos sent you*** Find Gretchen Voolich Website: https://voolichcoaching.com/ Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gretchen-voolich/ Find Coffee & Convos on Website: CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
32:09
September 28, 2021
Positively Joy 100th Episode Celebration
@positivelyjoypodcast Host Yvette allows us to celebrate her 100th Episode. She explores her journey, her upcoming projects, and some giveaways! Follow her podcast page and some of her new passions @FarmHouseRomance *Instagram Live episode. To watch the video head over to @CoffeeConvosLiz 
48:26
September 27, 2021
The Goddess Within
@jnicoleofficial inspires us to take up space and explore who we are as individuals versus society standards. Check of her work on the LadyBossInternational.Club website by searching for The Goddess Within *Instagram Live episode. To watch the video head over to @CoffeeConvosLiz 
28:36
September 27, 2021
Soaring
Author Alexia Bartholomew joins me to discuss how she used writing to soar through the pain. Author of multiple books about her journey, she discusses how writing helped her healing process.  **Possible Trigger Warning--Sexual abuse discussed during the episode** Find Alexia Bartholomew Website: lexieagle.godaddysites.com Facebook: @authorlexilex Instagram: @authorlexilex Find Coffee & Convos on Website: CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
43:57
September 21, 2021
Awakening by Ngozi Robinson
@mustiholla joins me to discuss her book and the journey from writer to author. She drops all the writing gems and shares about 2 of her upcoming projects.  Purchase the Book Awakening on Amazon  *Instagram Live episode. To watch the video head over to @CoffeeConvosLiz 
01:05:57
September 19, 2021
Demystifying Diversity
Daralyse Lyons, The Transformational Storyteller, joins me to discuss Demystifying Diversity through the lens of storytelling. We all have a story to tell and your story is critical to breaking down barriers and building bridges to understanding. Check out Daralyse and all the work she is doing to further advance diversity, equity, and inclusion using the links below.  Find Daralyse Lyons Website: https://www.daralyselyons.com/ Podcast: https://www.demystifyingdiversitypodcast.com/ Find Coffee & Convos on Website: CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
50:42
September 07, 2021
Prison Of Peace
Doug Noll, Esq, co-founder of Prison of Peace a project started in 2010 to train lifers and long-term incarcerated people how to be peacemakers; shares some of those strategies this episode and discusses how we can de-escalte conflict in our own lives and how we can listen others into existence. Find Doug Noll  Website https://dougnoll.co/coffeeconvos ***Special page just for Coffee & Convos listeners***** Twitter: @Dougnoll Facebook: @DouglasNoll Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/douglasnoll Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
41:51
August 31, 2021
Your Voice, Your Power with Jeff Le
I left this convo feeling inspired about the power of my own voice and understanding the importance of speaking up for others in need. This episode Jeffrey Le, activist, writer, and all around good person, shares his journey to activism, the work he is doing to support the AAPI community, and aiding those in need in Afghanistan. For more articles or to connect with Jeff, use the links below.  Find Jeffrey Le https://linktr.ee/jeffreyle Twitter: @JeffreyDLe IG: Jeffrey.D.Le LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffreyle/ Collection of Writings: https://muckrack.com/jeff-le/articles Links mentioned in our convo today: PBS: https://www.pbs.org/show/asian-americans/ Asian Americans Advancing Justice Training: https://advancingjustice-aajc.org/events Supporting Afghans: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/08/21/how-to-help-afghan-refugees/ Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
44:45
August 24, 2021
There's an App 4that!
John from Custom Mobile Apps, aka PodSquad, joins me to discuss creating custom apps, finding balance, and learning from mistakes. If this episode leaves you feeling inspired to get your own custom app connect with John and tell him "Liz from Coffee and Convos" sent you for 1 month free! Find Custom Mobile Apps Website: http://custommobile.app/ Twitter: @PodSquadInc Instagram: @custommobile.app Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
27:47
August 17, 2021
Tactics for Racial Justice
Looking for a guide to creating an anti-racist community and organization? Then look no further! “Shannon Prince joins me to discuss her book's anti-racist tactics – tactics that anyone, of any race, can use to strike a blow against injustice systemic racism and inspired to tackle injustice in your own communities.   Find Shannon Prince  Linkedin: Shannon Prince  Her book: Tactics for Racial Justice: Building an Antiracist Organization and Community  Find Coffee & Convos on  Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com  Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz
58:09
August 03, 2021
Black Girl Tea
Are you ready for the tea on having difficult conversation? Nai from Black Girl Tea podcast drops all the tea on talking activism with employers and staying true to yourself.  Find Nai and Black Girl Tea Black Girl Tea Podcast is available on Apple podcast Google podcast and Spotify Instagram: @_blackgirltea  Facebook: @bgt02 Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
01:04:10
July 21, 2021
Dream Chaser
What's your wildest dream? Did it feel magical to think of your dream? Was it hard to experience what it means to dream? This week's guest, Mya Saree' Gray, drops in to remind us to dream out loud.  About Mya  Mya Saree' Gray is a filmmaker, musician, and dreamer. She is a Waterbury native and believes in the city as well as the people here. She is currently working at Neighborhood Housing Services of Waterbury and Program Director at the Mattatuck Museum for upcoming music showcase called Deeper Than Skin. Her upcoming film screening of a documentary entitled "A Face Like Mine" will also be screened at the Mattatuck Museum on July 15th from 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM. https://www.mattmuseum.org/calendar/a-face-like-mine-film-screening-and-panel-discussion/ Find Mya Saree' Gray Instagram: @myasareegray  Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message 
41:53
June 29, 2021
Ready, Set, Campaign
Two local residents throw their hat into the race for public office. While the road is often an uphill battle, these two hopefuls join me to discuss their platform and passions.  Find Bilal Tajildeen, Democratic Candidate for Waterbury's 5th Alder District  Email: bilalwtby@gmail.com Twitter: @bilalwtby Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bilalwtby Instagram: @bilalwtby website: www.bilalwtby.com Find Hector Navarro,  Candidate Commissioner of Board of Education Instagram: @hectorwtby  Facebook: @HectorWtby Twitter:@HectorWtby Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com  Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
01:06:34
June 22, 2021
Teach Me CBD
CBD and hemp products are on the rise! Whether in the political or health scene or as a lifestyle choice most everybody has an opinion on this subject. But where do you go when your looking to debunk the myths and political agendas? Right to source! Caleb of Lancashire Hemp shares about his journey, his company, and the CBD info you want to know.  Find Lancashire Hemp Website www.lancashirehemp.com Instagram @lancashirehemp Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com (merch available) Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
34:27
June 05, 2021
The Diversity Doctor
Dr Donna de Haan, of the Diversity Doctor Community, joins me to discuss creating a culture of diversity and inclusivity. Creating a diverse and inclusive space is her passion. While she shares her unique perspective on the topic, check out her FREE resource on creating inclusive meeting cultures - meetings are a great place to examine and change exclusionary cultures! For more of her resources and to connect with Dr. Donna check out the links below. Find Dr. Donna on Website drdonnadehaan.com Linkedin @donna-de-haan Instagram @drdonnadehaan Twitter @Donna_de_Haan https://mailchi.mp/7f0e7edc10f8/06hw9e0cma *********FREE DIVERSITY RESOURCE******* Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com (merch available) Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @CoffeeConvosLiz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
53:47
May 04, 2021
Finding Joy
Whether witnessing it on the news, your personal life, or just living through 2021 being exposed to trauma can be draining. Yvette, Host of Positively Joy Podcast joins me to discuss the balance between caring for others and caring for yourself. You won't want to miss her tips for finding joy in the middle of chaos.  Find Positively Joy on Website positivelyjoy.com The free guide "5 Steps to Choose Joy" can be found positivelyjoy.ck.page Email yvette@positivelyjoy.com Find Coffee & Convos on Website CoffeeConvosLiz.com (merch available) Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
52:32
April 27, 2021
Not So Irrelevant
When discussing issues of sexual assault or sexual harassment, women are often blamed for some aspect of the circumstances; rather than condemning the act of abuse. Whether her appearance or the way she decided to tell her story is criticized or judged. We discuss this and more as we explore a recent incident that took place in the Australian Parliament.  Where to find Raeni and Not So Irrelevant The Podcast  Instagram: @NotSoIrrelevantThePodcast Find Coffee & Convos  Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz  Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
45:49
April 06, 2021
Dynastic Wealth™
Let's build a dynasty! Professor LaTanya White is an entrepreneurship educator, Certified Business Analyst, and Dynastic Wealth™ Building strategist for Black entrepreneurs. Professor White helps Black families understand how to overcome historic economic oppression through entrepreneurship. When we know this, we can create AND transfer wealth down the generational chain for at least three generations. Listen in and catch all the gems and joy from this episode.   Where to find Professor LaTanya White  Instagram @MeetProfWhite  Text “podcast” to 850-306-4745 to get free access to the tools that WE need to make sure so our grandchildren’s grandchildren don’t have to worry about money! Coffee & Convos listeners can take advantage of FREE membership to Professor White's Dynastic Wealth ™ Builders community- just click https://linktr.ee/CoffeeConvosLiz !  -- Prof. LaTanya White TEDx Tallahassee Speaker: The Audacity of Privilege PhD Student, Antioch University Graduate School of Leadership and Change  Find Coffee & Convos  Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz  Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz  Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
48:52
March 23, 2021
Racism is STILL a Public Health Crisis!
Pastor Wade returns to provide an update on the efforts to declare that racism is a public health crisis. He helps me process my frustration with system and politics of the issue, while also providing listeners with valuable tools to stay grounded and focused on the road to change!  Where to find Pastor Wade and the Long Hill Bible Church Email: info@longhillbc.org Facebook: @LongHillBibleChurch Website: http://www.longhillbc.org/ *********Wade's Word of the day can be watched daily at 8pm EST on Facebook Live  Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeConvosLiz Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
51:32
March 23, 2021
Words Matter
Raevynn returns to discuss the importance of words. Words are powerful, lasting, and influential.  Words can create hate and division resulting in the chaos and pain seen during the Capitol Riot. This episode we use the events of that day to explore the power of words and how the events of that day impact the level of change and action still required to create a lasting environment of justice and equality.  Where to find Raevynn Williams Facebook: @raevynn.williams Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
39:35
January 18, 2021
From History to OurStory
Cameryn and Faithe of Current Talk Podcast,  join me to discuss Connecticut becoming the first state in the nation to require all high schools in the state offer courses on African-American, Black, Puerto Rican, and Latino studies. The goal of this change is to highlight the  contributions to United States history, society, economy, and culture these cultures had and continue to have; making history a more inclusive representation of the current student population .   Find Current Talk Podcast on Instagram: @currenttalkpodcast @justamatteroffaithe @cameryn.hodges @jedimaster0000 Twitter: @talk_current @camerynhodge Email: currenttalkpodcast@gmail.com Listen: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/current-talk/id1489119966 Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
51:03
December 17, 2020
What's the Value
Do you ever feel your social media game can be better? Well, Cadence is here to help! She discusses her Virtual Assistant business and shares tips that can be applied to business and life in general.  However, she most inspired me to shift my perspective and focus more on value. Check this episode out to learn more about how taking a value perspective can improve your business and your life.  Find Cadence on Instagram: @Virtual.Cadencek Email: Virtual.Cadencek@gmail.com Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
46:27
December 01, 2020
Biden's MVP's
Sam returns to talk Biden's Cabinet picks. Full disclosure neither of us are an expert in this area, so the list is more "fantasy football" in nature than true predictions. We share thoughts on the importance of leadership and how out political awareness has evolved.   Find Sam on Twitter: @SamWatier Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
46:38
November 24, 2020
It's a Curls World
Hair is a form of expression, identity, and culture. It means different things to everyone. So imagine hearing your hair is "bad" or "unprofessional", this is too often this experiences happens to black and brown men and women. So to help me shed light on this issue Anissa Bero, instagram influencers and natural hair blogger, joins me to talk discrimination, the CROWN Act, and natural hair tips.     Find Anissa on Instagram: @its_a_curls_world Email: itsacurlsworlddd@gmail.com Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
54:25
November 10, 2020
Vote Vote Vote!
Alexis returns to discuss the importance of voting and how local elections impact people in day to day life. Elections are so important and help to shift policy and influence the life of yourself and others. But how do you pick a candidate and why vote? These are some of the topics covered in this episode.  Find Alexis on Twitter: @DmaritzaCarr Instagram: @DmaritzaCarr Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
01:04:22
October 20, 2020
Need Joy in your cup?
Need a little more joy in your cup? Yvette, host of Positively Joy is sure to fill your cup way to the top! We discuss how faith and religion show up in everyday life and what would happen if we let our faith base show up more often. Find Positively Joy on Want a new cup to put your three things in? Try the Positively Joy Coffee or Tea mug!  Go to our podcast episode page at positivelyjoy.com for more everyday stories of faith. For prayer, to tell your story, or to suggest someone else’s, email Positively Joy! Send email to: yvette@positivelyjoy.com Join our Facebook Group for bonus live stories and everyday living. Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
47:04
October 13, 2020
Pandemic Parenting
Shakirah joins me to discuss what it's like to raise children in a time with so much uncertainty and when parents sometimes don't have all the answers. She shares tips that she uses to remain calm, cool, and collected while raising and homeschooling  children.  Where to find Shakirah Wade and the Long Hill Bible Church Email: info@longhillbc.org Facebook: @LongHillBibleChurch Website: http://www.longhillbc.org/ *********Wade's Word of the day can be watched daily at 8pm EST on Facebook ********Did You See That Sunday's at 8:45pm EST on Facebook Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
33:16
October 06, 2020
Radio Host for a Day
I had the privilege of hosting for Talk of the Town's Steve Noxon; host of one of Connecticut's longest running local radio talk programs.  Special thanks to Talk of the Town and all those who support WATR 1320 AM Radio. 
43:01
October 05, 2020
Is Anxiety in Your Cup?
Anxiety. We all have it, but some experience it more than others. This episode my guest Vikki Louise, Life Coach and Host of F*ck Anxiety & Get Sh*t Done, discusses valuable information about her journey, her podcast, and how to manage anxiety. To access more information on Vikki and her podcast check out the links below. Where to find Vikki Louise  Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/f-ck-anxiety-get-sh-t-done/id1455953384?ign-mpt=uo%3D4&fbclid=IwAR0mtmo4sI-LL6rnrf3V0LBq5VFR0tq-arta80f5axJuMBHvgKTogbDvwoM Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3lpfHrsjkeGSkm2bZKSZY7?si=86YrnwJ7RCGinOE5H9M3LA&fbclid=IwAR0yTKvBG3nqMaXnnuth1h57mv7SlzfHZo5vWcymkUSQeu9K7mp_f7ABBFc Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vikkilouise___/  Facebook https://m.facebook.com/vikkilouisecoaching Website: https://vikkilouise.com/ Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard  Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz  Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
38:55
September 29, 2020
What Does It All Mean?
Have words and convos about liberals, conservatives, right and left-wing left you wondering "What does it mean?" Well, me too. Which is why my friend Dan provides an explanation on various terms discussed this election season. We also touch the topic of freedom of expression and the importance of understanding different views.   Books Recommended by Dan   Karl Popper "Open Society and its Enemies"  Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn - "The Gulag Archipelago"  Jonathan Haidt - "The Righteous Mind"  Steven Pinker - "The Blank Slate"  Find Coffee & Convos on  Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard  Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz  Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
01:01:49
September 23, 2020
Women
In this episode Sam, my former roommate, and I discuss everything from women in movies, women in politics, and even women who choose not to have a baby. We talk about normalizing the diversity of women and celebrating the complexities of each individual woman.  Find Sam on Twitter: @SamWatier Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
58:55
August 18, 2020
Accountability
Waterbury Strong's President, Demetre Coles, and Founding Member, Tyler McElrath join me to talk about the Police Accountability bill recently passed in CT.  Not only do we discuss this bill and the accountability of police, but we also touch upon the accountability of the voter to explore and educate themselves on the issues they deem important.  Waterbury Strong has further discussions from legislatures on this bill on their Facebook page (info below).    Where to find Waterbury Strong Email: Waterburystrongcc@gmail.com Instagram: @WaterburyStrong Facebook: @WaterburyStrong Website: https://www.waterburystrong.com/ Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
41:47
August 11, 2020
Racism a Public Health Crisis
Pastor Wade joins me to discuss making racism a public health crisis and how he is taking steps to make this a reality. He provides insight on the importance of this issue, as well as insight as to why racism is an important fight for the religious community.  Where to find Pastor Wade and the Long Hill Bible Church  Email: info@longhillbc.org Facebook: @LongHillBibleChurch Website: http://www.longhillbc.org/ *********Wade's Word of the day can be watched daily at 8pm EST on Facebook  Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
54:18
August 03, 2020
Is it just a few bad apples?
Defunding the police is a topic that stirs various thoughts and emotions. Robert Goodrich discussed a world without police and why he feels this is the way to correct the issues of police brutality.  Where to find Robert M. Goodrich, Co-Founder R.A.C.C.E. - Radical Advocates for Cross-Cultural Education Email: rgoodrich@racce.net Facebook: @RACCEWtby Twitter: @raccewtby Website: racce.net VENMO: @RACCE Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
43:46
July 13, 2020
Are we doing our children Justice?
What is the best thing for the future generation in terms of racial injustice and inclusion? We often do not look at the issue from a parent perspective.  However,  I sit with Maybeth, my friend and community advocate, who expresses her thoughts on the issues of police in school and racial inclusion for teachers and students.  Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
54:24
July 13, 2020
If Columbus is Cancelled, is Thanksgiving?
The issue of  the Columbus statue here in town made me wonder; What about Thanksgiving? This week's guest, Keisha and Zaida who are both community influencers, help me answer this question; in addition to discussing local issues involving politics and leadership in the community.  Where to find Keisha Gilliams Facebook: @keisha.gilliams Where to find Zaida Rivera Facebook: @jewels.martinezrivera Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
01:01:30
July 13, 2020
Is it just a difference of opinion?
I think we can all agree that over the past few months there has been a divide on various topics; whether it's politics, COVID-19, or racial injustice. But are these just difference of opinions or is there a definitive right and wrong? I am joined by my long time friend Alexis and she helps me process and discuss, is this a difference of opinion or just something more? Find Alexis on Twitter: @DmaritzaCarr  Instagram: @DmaritzaCarr  Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
53:50
July 07, 2020
Am I a Racist?
We hear this word throw around so much these days, and you might find yourself on the receiving end of this word. So join the convo with my friend Margaret as we explore racism and the question of the hour; 'Am I a racist?' Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
01:02:09
July 06, 2020
Upcoming Episodes
Hi Coffee & Convos listeners. Here’s a short update to give you a prequel to what we will be talking about on the next few episodes.
02:15
June 30, 2020
We Cannot Be Silent
There has never been a good time to remain silent when injustice is happening all around. However, now more than ever its a time to speak and be heard.  Whether its a voice to process the trauma, pain, and anger of the situation or to speak up in protest it's time to be heard. This episode I talk with my friend and colleague Raevynn as we discuss George Floyd, injustice, and where do we go from here.  Where to find Raevynn Williams Facebook: @raevynn.williams Find Coffee & Convos on  Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz  Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
43:23
June 05, 2020
Wholesome Convos
Current events might have you thinking about your health and wellness more than usual. This week's guest, Alba Reveron-Perez, joins me to discuss a wholesome eating and explains eating better doesn't have to be a chore. Alba is a Master Coffee Artisan & Owner of Alba's Cafecitos, to learn more about her and her products find her on social media and her business website. Convos are always better with food, fun, and friends.  Where to find Alba Reveron-Perez - Alba's Cafècitos Facebook: @CafecitoswithAlba @albayesse ******Private group - 7 Day Challenge Wholesome Eating******** Instagram: @albas_cafecitos @alba_yesse_20 Www.albascafecitos.com Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
47:12
May 25, 2020
Entrepreneurship
As a result of COVID-19, many of us are working from home and getting a taste of what it might be like to "Be Our Own Boss". For those who have been laid off due to this crisis, you're faced with the crossroad of what's going to happen to your job, your business, or trying to identify skills that you can utilize to provide for yourself and your family. Whatever crossroads this pandemic has led you to, we are all faced with the reality that the future after COVID-19 means the job market might not be what it once was. This week's guest, Kimberly Mitchell founder and CEO of Young Professional Staffing Solutions, talks about entrepreneurship and developing one's skills to be better able to handle the job market no matter what crisis, such as COVID-19, may throw your way. Where to find Kimberly Mitchell -Young Professional Staffing Solutions Website: Www.youngprostaffing.com Email: Info@youngprostaffing.com Instagram @YPSsolutions Facebook@YPSsolutions Where to find Kimberly Mitchell - Kim Consulting Website:Www.keepitmovingconsulting.org Email: info@keepitmovingconsulting.org Instagram: @kim_consulting Facebook:@Kimconsulting1 ***Career Ed-Free Entrepreneurship course- Ten Steps to Starting a Profitable Business found at Keep-it-moving-consulting.teachable.com*** Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
46:58
May 05, 2020
COVID-19 vs The Entertainment Industry
This episode Brittany Heyward joins me to talk about the impact that COVID-19 is having on creators and the entertainment industry. Brittany is a podcaster, creator, and Producer Extraordinaire, find her and check out her projects below. Where to find Brittnay Heyward Instagram: @hey.brittanyy @serieslypodcast @kouplesnkaraoke @inationaudio @prospectparkseries @kinfolkseries @gurlzcomedyseries linktr.ee/hey.brittanyy Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
32:22
April 16, 2020
COVID Lessons
Quarantine continues, COVID-19, still remains, but our lives will forever be changed. This episode Dawn Tyson and Cristina Som-Reach join me to discuss how their lives have changed and what lessons they have learned through this life changing event. Where to find Dawn Tyson Facebook: @dawn.tyson.50  Where to find Find Cristina Som-Reach  Instagram: @ w.i.n_self_love  Find Coffee & Convos on  Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard  Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz
49:41
April 08, 2020
Coffee &Convos-COVID-19 EDITION
This episode I sit with State Representative Stephanie Cummings. She provides updates and resources regarding COVID-19 regulations and resources in response to this pandemic. Where to find State Representative Stephanie Cummings Facebook: @StateRepresentativeStephanieCummings Website: www.repcummings.com Email: Stephanie.cummings@cga.ct.gov Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
16:20
March 21, 2020
Bearing Arms
This episode I sit with Alderman Sherman as we talk about one of his passions, guns. Alderman Sherman and others have worked to change a local regulation which states that you need letters of recommendation when applying for a permit. Alderman Sherman talks about this local regulation and about other regulations as it pertain to owning a firearm in the state of CT.  Where to find Alderman Roger Sherman  Facebook: @ShermanforWaterburyAlderman Email: aldermansherman@waterburyct.org Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz Leave me a message, question, or topic request with the link below! https://anchor.fm/coffee-convos-with-liz/message
42:13
March 09, 2020
Pool Problems
In Waterbury’s East End the local government is seeking input on what to do with the neighborhood pool. Should it be a splash pad? Should it remain a pool? Local resident Yarixa Lopez shares her thoughts on this issue, community engagement, and more. Residents can offer their opinion of the best long-term option for the Hamilton Park pool by calling the City’s Citizen’s Service Center at 311 or by sending an email to: citypools@waterburyct.org https://www.facebook.com/505105295/posts/10163135310255296/?d=n Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz
25:51
February 24, 2020
Create By Kimkelly
Starting a business can be a scary and daunting task. Kimkelly is an African American business woman stepping out in her new business venture called Create by Kimkelly a custom accessory brand. Listen in as we talk about starting a business with no funding and we share our thoughts on African American business.   Where to find KimKelly Meyers  Facebook: @CreatebyKimkelly Instagram: @CreatebyKimkelly Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz
45:33
February 17, 2020
African American and Latino Studies
African American and Latino Studies is now  a Connecticut mandate for all schools. I sit with Amari, who is part of the Waterbury NAACP Youth, and we talk about this change for the CT education system. Listen to his perspective and thoughts on the topic. Where to find Waterbury NAACP Youth  Facebook: @WaterburyNAACPYouthCouncil                     @ArlandaBrantley Email:  ArlandaBrantley@yahoo.com Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz
15:26
February 03, 2020
Independent Vision
I am joined by Independent Party President Maggie O'Brien and we are still celebrating the new year. Listen in as we discuss the vision for this political party as she takes a more affirmative approach to her new role. #NewYearNewMe Where to find Margaret O'Brien  Facebook: @MargaretSillariO'Brien Where to find The Waterbury Independent Town Committee  Facebook: @WaterburyIndependentTownCommittee  Monthly Meetings are held 1st Sunday of the month at 985 Watertown Ave Waterbury CT 06708 Find Coffee & Convos on Facebook: @CoffeeandConvoswithLizBullard Instagram: @Coffee_Convos_Liz
17:09
January 20, 2020
S1E13 - 2020 Vision
Now that we are all seeing 2020 (bad joke I know) its time to look clearly at what you want out of this year. Listen in as I discuss 2020 and as my guest answers this week's question of the week "What don't you want in 2020". Follow Coffee and Convos with Liz Bullard on Facebook and Instagram to answer this week's questions. Notes go here This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
18:51
January 06, 2020
S1E12 - Local Journalism
Episode Notes Michael Puffer of the Republican American joins me to discuss local journalism. Listen in as we discuss the process and backlash that sometimes comes with journalism. The Coffee & Convos question of the week is: Where do you see future journalism? Find Coffee & Convos with Liz on Facebook and Instagram to interact with this week's question! This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
22:19
December 02, 2019
S1E11 - He's Everywhere!
Episode Notes Alderman Noujaim joins me to discuss being an active father, politician, and Lebanese American. Alderman Noujaim discusses the Lebanese Committee he is creating and how you can join! The Coffee & Convos question of the week is: How do you manage all your responsibilities? Find Coffee & Convos with Liz on Facebook and Instagram to interact with this week's question! This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
20:45
November 25, 2019
S1E10 - Coping with the Holidays
Episode Notes My mama, Ms. Bev, joins me this episode as she shares some insight on what helps her through the busy holiday season. Follow Coffee & Convos with Liz on Facebook and Instagram to answer the Question of the Week: How do you cope with the holidays? This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
15:47
November 18, 2019
S1E9 - Make Education a Priority
Episode Notes Jacque "Jamilah" Jackson sits down to talk about education and how she plans to impact the Board of Education. Listen to see how Jacque "Jamilah" Jackson answers this week's Coffee and Convo Thought-Provoking Question of the week! This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
17:04
November 04, 2019
S1E8 - The Gilliams Update
Episode Notes Mayoral Candidate Keisha Gilliams has returned for an update on her campaign experiences, and she encourages voters to exercise their right to vote on Tuesday, November 5th,​ 2019. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
36:39
October 28, 2019
S1E7 - Larry DePillo Political Professor
Episode Notes While Mr. DePillo may not be an actual professor, he has the wealth of knowledge and experience to rival the most astute political science professor. Listen as we discuss the Independent Party and some of the costs of running a campaign. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
27:44
October 21, 2019
S1E6 - The CT & Waterbury Connection
Episode Notes How does Waterbury compare to the rest of Connecticut? I have a chat with Waterbury Resident Kristina as we discuss our concerns and hopes for the city. This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
16:15
October 14, 2019
S1E5 - The Magician's Convo
Episode Notes Joe Cabral joins me this episode to talk about his journey as a magician, as well as the New England Gathering of the Magi happening November 14-16. Check out the website (ICBMMagick.com) for more information and to attend the gathering! This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
22:22
October 07, 2019
S1E4 - Voting Matters
Episode Notes Welcome to episode 4! State Representative Stephanie Cummings and I discuss the importance of voting. Not only at the local level for the voters, but at the State level for elected officials. Find Coffee and Convos with Liz Bullard on Facebook or Instagram and share your reason for voting! This podcast is powered by Pinecast.
27:46
September 30, 2019