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People United - August 10, 2018

People United talks about community spaces and lesbian existence in Austin with Michelle Auwae-Lapilio, who serves on the board of Austin Pride, as well as with Michelle "Mitch" Solorzano Daley and Kelly Frances West, who, as Lesbutante and the Boss, produce monthly ladies' nights at Sellers Underground in addition to the Official WOMXN's Pride Party.

Listen to an archive of this episode here.

People United - August 3, 2018

People United features community organizers Alejandro CaceresPriscilla Hale and Paula X. Rojas on the multiple forms of inequity faced by people of color in Austin, including residents that are queer, immigrants, mothers, disabled, and particularly threatened by gentrification.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

People United - July 27, 2018

People United features community activists Fred McGhee and Niran Babalola in a debate about CodeNEXT, the proposed revision of Austin's Land Development Code, and its potential impact on affordable housing on the city's East side.

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People United - July 20, 2018

People United features geographer Eliot Tretter on the struggle between environmental activists and the business community in Austin and its consequent impact on the development of the city's downtown.

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People United - July 13, 2018

People United features community activists Jane and Gilbert Rivera on their book Austin's Rosewood Neighborhood, examining the historically African American neighborhood on the city's east side.

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People United - July 6, 2018

People United talks with David Campbell, not just the host's father, but also an environmental economist, a naturalized US citizen of Canadian origin, and a historical witness to major social and political changes from the 1960s onwards.

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People United - June 29, 2018

People United presents coverage of the teach-in "Policing in America," moderated by UT-Austin Mexican American & Latino/a Studies faculty member Karma Chávez, and featuring her colleague C. J. AlvarezSofia Casini and Lewis Conway Jr. of Grassroots Leadership, Palestinian-right activists Hana Masri and Eman Nabulsi, and Jesús I. Valles, a storyteller, performer, and secondary school teacher.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

People United - June 22, 2018

People United features Mexican American & Latino/a Studies faculty C. J. Alvarez and Karma Chávez of the University of Texas at Austin, Elvia Arriola of Women on the Border, and lesbian Guatemalan refugee Sulma Franco (with interpreter Elaine Cohen) on borders, sanctuary, and immigration politics.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

People United - June 15, 2018

People United features environmental historian and educator Katie Pace on the historical role of floodplains in racial division and displacement in Austin, particularly Waller Creek's underacknowledged yet foundational status as a racial boundary.  (This episode, originally broadcast in truncated form the previous September, now has been expanded to address current events.)

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People United - June 8, 2018

People United speaks with Sheldon Darnell about Austin Black Pride, the nonprofit he co-founded in 2016 to serve LGBTQ+ African Americans in the Texas capital.  The organization's third annual festival is being held Thursday, June 7, through Sunday, June 10, 2018.

Listen to an archive of this program here.

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