Host Jonathan Stein (MPP/JD '11) speaks with Dr. Lonnie Snowden of UC Berkeley about the stigma around mental health, disparities in access to mental health services, the Affordable Care Act's impact impact on mental health services, and more.
Goldman School student and DACA recipient Vlad Stoicescu Ghica discusses what brought him to the US from Romania, student activism as an undergrad at UCLA, and what it was like engaging then-newly-installed UC President Janet Napolitano on the subject of DACA and immigration.
Jesús Guzmán, immigration activist and Goldman student, shares his personal story, what the future of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program might be, and why he resists the narrative of a "good" versus "bad" kind of immigrant.
Host Jasmine Jones speaks with Professor Steven Raphael of the Goldman School of Public Policy about the impact immigration has on local economies, immigration policy in the last 50 years, and why he still believes we may be a more compassionate society than current rhetoric may lead us to believe.
Podcast introduction: Talk Policy To Me brings you personal stories and creative solutions from the next generation of public policy leaders.
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