Something Good Happened

Season 2 Ep 5: Scott Santens and Harvey the Hero

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Something good happened is the podcast where we break through the negative news cycle with stories of positive news and kindness.
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Season 3 Ep. 1 Harry Potter Alliance
We're back! This week we talked with Katie from the Harry Potter Alliance, a fan activism organization :thehpalliance.org. We also heard a supportive PRIDE story from CBC News : https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/langley-free-pride-flags-1.5186943 Twitter: https://twitter.com/sghpodcasts  Email us at mcsomethinggoodhappened@gmail.com Have a great day!
26:08
July 22, 2019
Season 2 Finale and Bloopers
We are wrapping up Season 2. Don't worry Season 3 is coming soon. *This episode does contain bleeped swear words, but if you don't want to listen to this one feel free to skip it and come back for Season 3. Twitter: https://twitter.com/sghpodcasts  Email us at mcsomethinggoodhappened@gmail.com
07:17
June 7, 2019
Season 2 Ep 6: Karina Sillman and a Lovely Note
We talk to Karina Sillman from Germany about her Children's Happy Days Project and Willie shares with us a story about a lovely note that sparked a chain of kindess. Children's Happy Days: https://childrenshappydays.wordpress.com/about-this-project/ Article from CNN: https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/09/us/iyw-money-falls-from-self-help-book-and-a-kind-note-trnd/index.html Twitter: https://twitter.com/sghpodcasts  Email us at mcsomethinggoodhappened@gmail.com
20:40
May 18, 2019
Season 2 Ep 5: Scott Santens and Harvey the Hero
We talk to Scott Santens about UBI and Anya shares a story about a heroic dog with us. Article we foundhttps://www.nbcphiladelphia.com/news/local/Shelter-Dog-That-Saved-Kittens-Trapped-in-Storm-Drain-Found-His-Forever-Home-508704401.html Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @SGHPodcasts Email us: mcsomethinggoodhappened@gmail.com
28:03
May 5, 2019
Season 2 Ep 4: Garvin Thomas and German Happiness
Season 2 Ep 4: JZ and Caroline sit down with Garvin Thomas positive news journalist for NBC Bay Area's Bay Area Proud Series. We talk journalism and answer the question is cereal a soup (spoiler alert the answer is no).  We were even featured in his series: https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Something-Good-Happened-San-Mateo-High-School-Students-Spread-Positive-News-507711741.html Childhood happiness from the Local.De https://www.thelocal.de/20181206/german-project-spotlights-happiness-through-the-eyes-of-a-child  Twitter: https://twitter.com/sghpodcasts  Email us at mcsomethinggoodhappened@gmail.com
20:29
April 9, 2019
Season 2 Ep 3: Connie Liu and BART Discounts for Low Income Riders (Warning the audio isn't great, but the conversation is)
Season 2 Ep 3: JZ and Caroline sit down with Connie Liu founder of and director of Project Invent  AND Elias shares with us good news for transportation equality in the Bay Area. The audio with the interview with Connie is bad this week, but the conversation tests positive for positivity so it's still worth a listen Project Invent: https://www.projectinvent.org/ SF Chronicle Article: https://www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/article/Bay-Area-s-low-income-transit-riders-after-13512235.php  Twitter: https://twitter.com/sghpodcasts  Email us at mcsomethinggoodhappened@gmail.com
16:58
March 12, 2019
Season 2 Ep 2: Jack Fernandes and Cleaner Creeks
This week JZ and Caroline talked with Jack Fernandes from Regenica Biosciences about innovative, life-saving, and accessible medicine. Genni shares with us a sweet salmon saving story.   Cleaner Creeks Article: https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Years-Of-Clearing-Trash-From-South-Bay-Creeks-Pays-Off-Salmon-Return-504416281.html Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @SGHPodcasts Email us: mcsomethinggoodhappened@gmail.com
24:03
February 27, 2019
Season 2 Ep 1: Elise Joy and Giving Chains
We are shaking things up a bit for Season 2. JZ and Caroline sit down with Elise Joy from Girls Helping Girls Period AND Anya shares with us a story of giving chain kidney transplants (Caroline begrudgingly agreed to the intro- our club is a democracy so the madness won out). Girls Helping Girls Period: girlshelpinggirlsperiod.org PBS article: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/how-an-economists-idea-to-create-kidney-transplant-chains-has-saved-lives https://twitter.com/sghpodcasts Email us at mcsomethinggoodhappened@gmail.com
32:16
February 9, 2019
Episode 6- End of Semester Fun
We hear about the best parts of our semester from most of the SGH team and additional bloopers
05:53
December 22, 2018
A Note on the California Wildfires
We don't have an episode for you this week. Our school has been canceled because of air quality related to the Camp Fire. Here is a quick note thanking the people doing good things in the face of this disaster. To all of the people affected by the fires, we send our love and best thoughts. Help people affected by the California wildfires by visiting redcross.org, calling 1- 800-RED CROSS or texting the word CAWILDFIRES to 90999 to make a $10 donation. You can also donate to the The California Community Foundation’s Wildfire Relief Fund https://www.calfund.org/wildfire-relief-fund/ and North Valley Community Foundation is at www.nvcf.org or 1-530-891-1150. Butte Humane Society: Donations of food or supplies can be made for displaced pet owners from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the warehouse 2580 Fair St. Chico North Valley Animal Disaster Group: https://www.nvadg.org/ California Wildfires Pets Page: https://www.facebook.com/CAfirepets/
02:30
November 17, 2018
Episode 4- TurboVote with Brandon Naylor
An Election Special. This week we talk with Brandon Naylor from TurboVote, a non-partisan, non-profit to help people get out to the polls and be a part of our democracy. https://turbovote.org/
21:13
October 27, 2018
Episode 3-A Really Medical Episode
This episode, we talked about a bunch of medical things, including robotic snakes. The Himalayan Cataract Project: https://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/hundreds-of-people-are-being-cured-of-blindness-every-day-with-cheap-minutes-long-surgery/ Teddy Bear Surgen: https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45727387 Blind Emotional Support Kitten: https://people.com/pets/blind-cat-helps-his-grandma-get-cancer-free/
10:03
October 21, 2018
Episode 2-Happy News!
Episode 2 of Something Good Happened! School Bus of Safety: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2018/09/16/florence-hurricane-dogs-cats-escape-school-bus/1327550002/ Jolly Janitor: https://www.cnn.com/2018/09/27/health/students-raise-money-to-send-janitor-on-vacation-trnd/index.html Grandma's cakes: http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20180927-the-german-city-investing-in-grandmas-cakes Cat Grandpa: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/shelter-where-man-naps-with-cats-is-now-flooded-with-donations_us_5ba94301e4b069d5f9d586ae
08:49
October 5, 2018
Something Good Happened: Austen Allred
This week we talked to Austen Allred, the founder of Lambda School. We discuss the impact it's had on the lives of the students and his goals for the future.
14:03
September 8, 2018
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