Real Talk Podcast
Real Talk is a new podcast series presented by the Center for Cultural Engagement and Inclusion team. The podcast highlights and brings awareness of various social justice issues with a focus on current events in the U.S. and abroad. Real Talk is hosted by Karyme Lara Chagoya, one of our amazing CCEI interns and a current senior studying criminal justice and psychology. Karyme chooses and researches the topics and then invites CLU students, staff, and faculty to come together to discuss.
Real Talks drops every other Wednesday starting September 30th on Spotify.
Your host is Karyme Lara Chagoya interviews Isabelle Ortiz, Coordinator for Cultural Engagement and Inclusion, for our first topic: Latinidad & Colorism. Karyme and Izzy dive into how colorism was created and its effects on the Latinx community.
Your host is Karyme Lara Chagoya interviews Enrique Marroquin, Karla Melgar, and Kelly Melgar for the second topic: Gentrification. Karyme, Enrique, Karla, and Kelly discuss how gentrification affects people of color and the gentrification that has occurred in LA.
Your host Karyme Lara Chagoya interviews Dr. Peter P. C. Carlson, Associate Professor for Religious History/Gender & Religion at CLU on the third topic: LGBTQ+ History Month. Karyme and Dr. Carlson discuss the values of implementing LGBTQ+ History into school curriculums and what Queer Theology is.
Your host Karyme Lara Chagoya interviews Elena Jaloma, Director of Student Support Services, and Destiny Rosado, CLU second year student, on our fourth topic: Being a First-Generation College Student. Karyme, Elena, and Destiny discuss the struggles of being first-generation and some of the obstacles they've overcome.