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A platform open for an all inclusive discussion.🎙This podcast was created for the sole purpose to be a conversation starter in our communities as well as being a platform for those that feel under represented.

A platform open for an all inclusive discussion.🎙This podcast was created for the sole purpose to be a conversation starter in our communities as well as being a platform for those that feel under represented.

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United States

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A platform open for an all inclusive discussion.🎙This podcast was created for the sole purpose to be a conversation starter in our communities as well as being a platform for those that feel under represented.

Language:

English


Episodes

Live With Purpose

11/5/2020
YERRRR! Welcome back to another episode of Oye Mi Gente! Podcast. For this episode, I wanted to do something different. If you’ve been riding with me through my podcast journey, you've noticed how it has changed. I’ve started incorporating, affirmations, breathing exercises, and questions that provoke thought and reflection. Everything I learned from my Therapy sessions, I try my best to incorporate it in my daily life. I’ve been on this path of healing for a couple of years now, and you...

Duration:00:15:49

Manny Fernandez: Returning To Our Roots

10/29/2020
YERRRR! Welcome back to another episode of Oye Mi Gente! Podcast. This week, our guest is mi chochera, dancer extraordinaire, Manny Fernandez. Join us on this heart to heart about our Peruvian Identity, Culture, and returning back to our roots. Manny Fernandez originally from Lima, Peru is a dancer, director, choreographer, and activist who researches, illustrates and creates Afro- Peruvian art. He has worked with many dance companies such as Lakai Dance Theater, Benkadi Drum and Dance...

Duration:00:55:56

Nathalie Flores: Peruvian Representation

10/15/2020
YERRRR! Welcome back to another episode of Oye Mi Gente! Podcast. This week, our guest is Nathalie Flores of Peruvians of USA Podcast . Join us on this heart to heart about identity and the importance of Peruvian Representation. Nathalie launched the Peruvians of USA podcast on July 28, 2020 with the goal to share the diversity of the Peruvian immigrant experience in the U.S., and explore what it means to be Peruvian in another country. She wants the podcast to serve as a collection of...

Duration:01:02:01

An Immigrant Journey: A talk with my mother, Monica Moran

10/8/2020
YERRRR! Welcome back to a new episode of Oye Mi Gente! Podcast. This week, we’re going to be doing things a little different. A while back, I had a discussion with my mom about our own immigration story and what led us to leave everything and everyone behind for a better life. Initially, this was supposed to be put out last year, but the more I listened to the recording, the More overprotective I became, not just of my mom but of my country and my story as well. Which made me think about...

Duration:00:52:22

Janice Llamoca: The Archivist

10/1/2020
Welcome back to another episode of Oye Mi Gente! Podcast. This week, our guest is Peruvian Archivist extraordinaire, Janice Llamoca. Janice Llamoca is an award-winning journalist and podcast producer at VICE News. During her time as a radio producer, she has done stories about history, language access, and culture, and humanizes her stories with compelling voices from communities of color. Her work has been featured in NPR’s Latino USA, The New York Times, NPR’s Code Switch, LA Weekly,...

Duration:00:56:36

Connie Chavez: Creating Community

9/24/2020
YERRRRRR! Welcome back to another episode of Oye Mi Gente! Podcast. This week, our guest is mi chochera, the incomparable Connie Chavez. Join us on this heart to heart about identity, resilience and the importance archiving our stories. Connie Chavez was born in Lima, Peru but calls New York City home. She is a self-taught filmmaker and photographer with a passion for entrepreneurship, solidarity work and visual storytelling. Through her use of filmmaking and photography, her visual...

Duration:01:13:47

Connie Chavez: Creating Community

9/23/2020
YERRRRRR! Welcome back to another episode of Oye Mi Gente! Podcast. This week, our guest is mi chochera, the incomparable Connie Chavez. Join us on this heart to heart about identity, resilience and the importance archiving our stories. Connie Chavez was born in Lima, Peru but calls New York City home. She is a self-taught filmmaker and photographer with a passion for entrepreneurship, solidarity work and visual storytelling. Through her use of filmmaking and photography, her visual...

Duration:01:12:57

Living with Bi-Polar 2: The Myths & Misconceptions of Bipolar Disorder

9/17/2020
YERRRR! Last week’s Episode was all about my struggles living with Bipolar 2 disorder. On this week’s episode, I’ll be busting all the myths and misconceptions about Bipolar disorder. The reason I’m so passionate talking about this subject is because of the negativity that surrounds mental health disorder. What the media displays, the music we listen to, the movies we watch, the conversations we have. We’re so quick to call someone crazy and bipolar when they don't display the...

Duration:00:15:29

Viv Moran: Living with BiPolar 2

9/10/2020
YERRRR! Welcome back to the 4th season Of Oye Mi Gente! Podcast Thank you so much for sticking with us through another season. This week's episode is super personal to me. Join me as I have this heart to heart talk with myself while at the sametime try to debunk a whole bunch of myths and misconceptions about people living with Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar disorder is a neurobiological brain disorder that affects approximately 2.3 million Americans today, or almost 1 percent of the...

Duration:00:15:50

Gabby Rivera: Joy Revolution Part 2

9/7/2020
YERRRR! Welcome back to another episode of Oye Mi Gente! Podcast. This week's episode is Part 2 of our Interview with the amazing writer, author, butch Tia extraordinaire Gabby Rivera! Join us as we continue on this heart to heart talk about joy and the revolution of finding joy amidst all the BS that surrounds and what we carry on our shoulders. Gabby Rivera is a Bronx-born, queer Puerto Rican author on a mission to create the wildest, most fun stories ever. She’s the first Latina to...

Duration:00:36:57

Gabby Rivera: Joy Revolution Part 1

4/13/2020
YERRRR! Welcome back to another episode of Oye Mi Gente! Podcast. This week's episode features writer, author, butch Tia extraordinaire Gabby Rivera! Join us on this heart to heart talk about joy and the revolution of finding joy amidst all the BS that surrounds and what we carry on our shoulders. Gabby Rivera is a Bronx-born, queer Puerto Rican author on a mission to create the wildest, most fun stories ever. She’s the first Latina to write for Marvel Comics, penning the solo series...

Duration:00:31:54

Bianca Martinez: Living with Borderline Personality Disorder

3/30/2020
Bianca Martinez is an extremely proud two-spirit, queer, gender nonconforming Boricua warrior, mental health advocate and self proclaimed bruja by way of New York. Bianca is a co-producer of a new media platform called eres.you and the host of its video podcast eres.Tea Talks. A creative, educator, facilitator and activist, Bianca has spent much of their years working with youth and using their online presence to share resources and intimate stories about their own experiences battling...

Duration:01:09:26

MARIA SE FUE

3/9/2020
In this episode, Viv sits down with brothers, Leo Claudio Jr. & Kenneth Dumeng, to talk about their documentary project, MARIA SE FUE. A documentary that gives a voice to local Boricuas to share their experience and road to recovery after the devastating Hurricane Maria in 2017. Leonardo Claudio Jr. is an entrepreneur, published photographer and videographer born from Puerto Rican parents. Kenneth Dumeng was born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico and moved to Brooklyn as a young child with his...

Duration:01:44:36

Carlita Lopez: Bodega Dreams

3/2/2020
Carlita Lopez is a Dominican photographer/visual artist born and raised in the Bronx. Her artwork shows her love for her culture and her hometown of NYC with a pop art twist to it. Recently inducted into Swizz Beatz Dean Collection, her art speaks of the Native New Yorker/ Bronx Girl experience, with series such as “Bodega Dreams” and “Merengue”. She has had three solo exhibitions, “Bodega Dreams”, “The Artist Formerly Known as Carla” and “La Botanica” all held in Uptown, NYC. She has...

Duration:00:49:48

Angy Rivera: No Le Digas A Nadie

2/24/2020
On Today’s episode, I sat down with Angy Rivera, @askangy on Instagram, we spoke of her and her mother’s story. We touched base on the documentary called “No le digas a nadies”, Don't Tell Anyone, which navigates the difficult reality and double silence Rivera experiences as an undocumented immigrant and survivor of sexual assault. Andy Rivera, A Colombian immigrant, is the Co-Executive Director at the New York State Youth Leadership Council, an undocumented youth led organization fighting...

Duration:00:52:15

2020 Manisfestations

2/10/2020
man·i·fes·ta·tion /ˌmanəfəˈstāSH(ə)n,ˌmanəˌfesˈtāSH(ə)n/ noun an event, action, or object that clearly shows or embodies something, especially a theory or an abstract idea. A short recap of 2019. Loss, Lessons learned, and my manifestations for 2020. How are we going to take our power back in 2020?

Duration:00:13:17

Kat Lazo

12/2/2019
Kat Lazo is a director, producer and host. The half Colombian – half Peruvian New Yorker has made a name for herself for being a no nonsense Latina who tells it how it is. Her work behind and in front of the camera has been featured by Buzzfeed, Upworthy, Daily News, Latina Mag and HuffPost to name a few. And she’s collaborated on projects with MTV Decoded, Bustle and UbyKotex. Kat was a video producer for the Latino digital platform Mitú, where she’s most known for her series – “The Kat...

Duration:01:13:12

Bianca Giovanna: Peruvian Durags

11/25/2019
Mixed Media Artist, Bianca Giovanna professionally known as “PeruvianDurags” is a native of Los Angeles. PeruvianDurags recently moved onto her family’s farm in the mountain region of the desert where her family have been landowners for nearly a century. As a mixed media artist this move was necessary in order to further her exploration of her Blackfoot and Peruvian Andean ancestry. PeruvianDurags creates artwork to heal the tattered aspects of her people. Her clothing, paintings,...

Duration:00:55:29

Whitney Dobladillo: I’m not your perfect Peruvian Daughter.

11/19/2019
Whitney is a Brooklyn-based Graphic Designer, Type Artist and Community Builder. When designing her goal is to always give the best representation of her clients vision. Her close attention to detail, strong communication and time management skills helps facilitate this. Along with designing full-time at Scholastic Whitney is also the Ambassador of TypeThursday, a monthly meet up for designers who are interested in letterforms. TypeThursday events have attracted 4,000+ letterform lovers all...

Duration:00:55:48

Marggie Ponce: Soy Afro Peruana

11/11/2019
Marggie Ponce Valencia was born in New Jersey. She’s the creative director and founder of Bloom NJ. Bloom NJ is a media platform spotlighting the artistic culture in New Jersey. Their goal is to inspire young minds to get to know their community and be more involved with the underground music scene around them. Margie’s parents are Peruvians from Lima! Her mom is from Chacra Rios and her dad from Barrios Altos. Her parents came here together in 1995. Although her dad had already been in...

Duration:00:56:37