2018 Solidarity Is This Episodes

2018's Solidarity Mo(ve)ments (December 2018)

Jamia Wilson (Feminist Press) and Jonathan Jayes-Green (UndocuBlack Network) join Deepa to discuss what shaped 2018’s solidarity moments and movements, and look forward to 2019.

The Role of White People (October 2018)

Deepa Iyer is in conversation with Heather Cronk (Standing Up for Racial Justice) and Olivia Lowery (Stay Together Appalachian Youth Project) to discuss how white communities are dismantling the culture and policies of white supremacy.

17 Years Later (September 2018)

Aber Kawas (Campaign to Take on Hate/National Network of Arab American Communities) and Arjun Sethi (American Hate: Survivors Speak Out) join Deepa to discuss the 17th anniversary of 9/11, and its ongoing effects.

Mother Earth (August 2018)

In the Mother Earth episode of Solidarity Is This, Deepa is in conversation with Colette Pichon-Battle (Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy) from the about the 13th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina and why we must be in the fight for climate justice.

Never Again is Now (July 2018)

Deepa is in conversation with Satsuki Ina, a trauma therapist born in a prison camp, and Brandon Shimoda, a poet writing about the afterlife of Japanese American incarceration.

Faith Matters (June 2018)

Deepa Iyer speaks with Rev. Tuhina Verma Rasche and Bayadir Mohamed-Osman to explore how faith and movement building can lead to solidarity.

Disability Solidarity (May 2018)

During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, Deepa talks with Alice Wong, founder of the Disability Visibility Project, about acknowledging & dismantling ableism in social justice movements.

Campus Solidarity (April 2018)

How do campuses get beyond the rhetoric of diversity + inclusion? The April 2018 Solidarity features Shige Nic Sakurai and Eesha Ramanujam.

A New Vision of Safety (March 2018)

Deepa speaks with Dante Barry, the director of Million Hoodies United, about gun violence, school safety and solidarity practices.

Network Weavers (February 2018)

How can networks cultivate multiracial solidarity? Deepa Iyer is in conversation with Jayne Park (Impact Silver Spring) and Angel Padilla (Indivisible) in the February episode of Solidarity Is This.

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Movement Ecology (January 2018)

Deepa Iyer explores food justice with Leah Penniman (Soul Fire Farm), and the #MeToo Movement with Shivana Jorawar (Jahajee Sisters).