WE DREAM

WE DREAM

By Men's and Women's Leadership
Welcome to the WE DREAM podcast!! WE DREAM is a youth-led podcast presented by the students of Men's & Women's Leadership Academy in the Sacramento City Unified School District. We will discuss what WE DREAM for the future of our SELF, CULTURE AND COMMUNITY. Join us as we converse with different guests from all facets of the global and career community, to find out what THEY DREAM, what THEY HOPE and what THEY BELIEVE for the future of our world. Follow us on social media @MLASacramento @WLASacramento #LifeDataMatters
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WE DREAM Podcast feat. DeAngelo Mack - Episode #1

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WE DREAM Podcast - SCUSD Scholarships - Vincent Harris, Chief of Continuous Improvement and Accountability at SCUSD
Our special guest for this episode is Vincent Harris, Chief of Continuous Improvement and Accountability at Sacramento City Unified School District (SCUSD). Vincent shares the many scholarship opportunities that are available to students in SCUSD. Listen in and learn more about these scholarships and how you can apply.  To learn more about the requirements for these scholarships or to apply, please visit www.scusd.edu/scholarships. If you are enjoying the WE DREAM Podcast please SHARE, RATE, & SUBSCRIBE. Thank you for listening and supporting!!!
23:02
February 19, 2020
WE DREAM Podcast - LIVE at 2019 Western Regional SAAB Conference -Dr. Bledsoe & Brian Heat
Check out this WE DREAM podcast’s episode recorded at the 2019 Western Regional SAAB (Student African American Brotherhood) Conference. This was a 2 day conference on October 11th & 12th, 2019 in San Bernardino, Ca. The Student African American Brotherhood, with nearly 200 chapters in the United States and abroad, was founded on the campus of Georgia Southwestern State University in Americus, Georgia on October 17, 1990. SAAB mentors young African American men by educating them on their responsibilities as United States Citizens. Tune-in to hear about the  conference and a little background on SAAB, the founder Dr. Tyrone Bledsoe, and everyone's favorite motivational speaker, Brian Heat.   To hear about future events we put on, follow us: @mlasacramento @wlasacramento To give us some feedback, ask questions, or get in touch with us, send us a Voice Message with the link below: www.anchor.fm/WEDREAM/message Follow our guests at: @saabhq @brianheat
14:40
January 22, 2020
WE DREAM Podcast - YPAR - Brandon Louie, Community Engagement Coordinator, UC Davis Center For Regional Change
In this episode you will meet Brandon Louie, Community Engagement Coordinator, UC Davis Center For Regional Change.   Brandon is an expert in YPAR (Youth-led Participatory Action Research) which is used to empower youth and improve society.  Listen and learn about how we our using this process with MWLA and how you can use it when engaging youth to create change. Tap in and listen! If you are enjoying the WE DREAM Podcast please SHARE, RATE, & SUBSCRIBE. Thank you for listening and supporting!!!
21:25
October 23, 2019
WE DREAM Podcast - BeHere - Wellington "PJ" Smith, Be HERE Attendance Campaign
In this episode you will hear from our very own Wellington Smith, Program Associate in Youth Development at Sacramento City Unified. Wellington shares the details of the Be HERE Campaign that is addressing chronic absenteeism in our district.  Listen in and learn more about how he is engaging students to build excitement and stress the importance of being present in school everyday.  You can follow the Be HERE Campaign on social media @BeHERESac.  If you are enjoying the WE DREAM Podcast please SHARE, RATE, & SUBSCRIBE. Thank you for listening and supporting!!!
15:26
October 16, 2019
WE DREAM Podcast College Knowledge - Brenda Fudge-Jensen, Associate Director of Public Advising at UC Davis
In this College Knowledge episode you will hear from Brenda Fudge-Jensen, Associate Director of Public Advising at University of California, Davis. Brenda shares valuable information on the TAG program and what admissions is looking for from applications. Tap in and get ready!! In these episodes we discuss tips, information, and personal testimonies in order to better prepare our peers as they approach their transition into college. We will highlight solutions to challenges a student may face and how to successfully navigate the college experience. If you are enjoying the WE DREAM Podcast please SHARE, RATE, & SUBSCRIBE. Thank you for listening and supporting!!!
19:29
October 2, 2019
WE DREAM Podcast College Knowledge - Christina Espinosa, SCUSD Director of Guidance & Counseling
In these episodes we discuss tips, information, and personal testimonies in order to better prepare our peers as they approach their transition into college. We will highlight solutions to challenges a student may face and how to successfully navigate your college experience. In this episode you will hear from the Director of Guidance and Counseling of the Sacramento Unified School District. We will be discussing important dates and things to prepare for as we approach October. Tap in and get ready!! FYI We experienced some technical difficulties during the recording. We apologize for the audio quality.
20:03
September 25, 2019
WE DREAM Podcast feat. DeWayne Lamont a.k.a Consci8us
Our guest for the latest installment of the WE DREAM Podcast is the one and only DeWayne Lamont, who you might know as the Sacramento hip-hop artist, Consci8us. Listen to our conversation as we talk about where Consci8us made a name for himself and how he plans to use his platform to enlighten and uplift his community. And of course we cover his big dreams and plans for the future. Congrats to the 2019 Sammies winner, Consci8us. Tune in asap and hear what we have to dream about!
24:06
August 6, 2019
Alarm Clock Episode 6/4/19
Hear about some of the amazing work and updates happening with the Men's and Women's Leadership Academy. We have been busy with conferences, documentaries, and prepping for our trip to Peru. Please stay tuned and keep dreaming!!
10:07
June 11, 2019
MWLA GET DOWN Concert @ The Crocker Art Museum
Check out the WE DREAM podcast’s behind the scenes coverage of the MWLA Get Down. This was a concert for the Sacramento youth featuring local up-and-coming artists all in a dope environment to 'Get Down'. On this episode we got to interview some of the amazing artists who performed and learned more about what they dream. To hear about future events we put on, follow us:  @mlasacramento @wlasacramento To give us some feedback, ask questions, or get in touch with us, send us a Voice Message with the link below:  www.anchor.fm/WEDREAM/message  Follow the artists! @virgogabrielle @officialyelly @marmaroso
11:28
June 11, 2019
WE DREAM Podcast College Knowledge Episode #2
This is the second episode of the College Knowledge series.  In these episodes we discuss tips, information, and personal testimonies in order to better prepare our peers as they approach their transition into college. We will highlight solutions to challenges a student may face and how to successfully navigate your college experience.   In this episode you will hear from Christina Espinosa, Director of  Guidance & Counseling at SCUSD, who has important insight and info on what students need to know to prepare for college. In addition, we had the pleasure of talking with Nina Harris who graduated from West Campus High School in 2016 and has recently graduated from Pepperdine University, which she accomplished in 3 years! Tap in to listen to the knowledge being dropped in this episode. 
34:48
May 1, 2019
WE DREAM Podcast College Knowledge Episode #1
This is the first of our College Knowledge episodes. In these episodes we discuss tips, information, and personal testimonies in order to better prepare our peers as they approach their transition into college. We will highlight solutions to challenges a student may face and how to successfully navigate your college experience.  In this episode you will hear from Gavin (our host) and Mirelle who are both currently students at colleges and universities in Sacramento. They will be asked questions by Gio (high school senior) and Alex (high school junior) about what to expect. Tap in!! FYI We experienced some technical difficulties during the recording. We apologize for the audio quality.  
18:50
March 4, 2019
WE DREAM Podcast feat. Danilae Smith - Episode #3
Our guest for Episode #3 is Danilae Smith, Partner Marketing Manager at Intuit. She is an expert in brand building, growth, and acquisition, specifically through the lens of brand partnership marketing. Listen in as we discuss her work helping with the start-up phase of Lyft and the work she is doing in her other passion of physical fitness. And as always, learn what our guest DREAMS for the future.
35:02
November 13, 2018
WE DREAM Podcast feat. Marcus Strother - Episode #2
It's finally here...our second episode!! Our guest on this episode is our very own Marcus Strother, Director of Youth Development with Sacramento City Unified School District. Marcus is a Husband, Father, Mentor, Educator, Author, Change Agent, Fashionable Gentleman, and...well the resume continues. If you follow him on social media you are well aware that #LifeIsHisKungFu. Listen in as we discuss some of his journey and his work with the Men's and Women's Leadership Academy. And as always, learn what our guest DREAMS for the future.
35:31
October 17, 2018
WE DREAM Podcast feat. DeAngelo Mack - Episode #1
The very first WE DREAM Podcast episode!! Our guest on this episode is DeAngelo Mack, Sacramento Violence Intervention Coordinator at WellSpace Health. He is also the founder of Macknificent World, a Playwright, Actor, Director, Photographer, and a Youth Pastor. Listen in as we discuss his work in mental health and trauma support with victims of violence in the Sacramento community. And as always, learn what our guest DREAMS for the future.
34:58
September 7, 2018