Butterfly Story Collective Podcast
By Butterfly Story Collective
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The Butterfly Story Collective is a network of local storytelling projects produced by immigrants and about the immigrant experience in the United States. This podcast features stories shared by participants in those local projects from all over the country.
||CleanOur Work is Not Finished: NoMuslimBanEver series - Azadeh Shahshahani||Human rights attorney and Iranian-American, Azadeh Shahshahani shares her journey from the day the Trump Administration issued the first ban on people from Muslim-majority countries, up to the day in the US Supreme Court she listened to arguments on...||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLook at Me, Human to Human: NoMuslimBan Ever series - Hassan Shibly||Civil rights attorney Hassan Shibly reflects on his meetings that day with lawmakers on Capitol Hill. He discusses the lack of empathy and anti-Muslim violence in relation to the Trump Administration's ban on people from five Muslim-majority...||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEvery Case of Oppression is a Muslim Cause: NoMuslimBanEver Series - Abrar Omeish||#NoMuslimBanEver series - Abrar Omeish||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAn Experience I Will Never Forget: NoMuslimBanEver Series - Dr. Debbie Almontaser||Dr. Debbie Almontaser came to the United States from Yemen at the age of three, meeting her father and experiencing snow, both for the first time. On April 25, 2018, she sat in the Supreme Court, listening to oral arguments on a policy that bans...||5/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSafe for Whom?: NoMuslimBanEver Series - Nisrin||Nisrin Elamin was one of the first people detained at JFK airport on Jan. 27, 2017, after President Trump signed an executive order banning citizens of seven countries from entering the United States. Now a naturalized US citizen, educator and PhD...||4/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStanding with Bamba...in Love, Hope and Faith||Actor Bambadjan Bamba, from the Marvel film Black Panther and NBC's The Good Place, shares his story of arriving from the Ivory Coast as a child, learning to "be American" by watching television, discovering that he was an undocumented...||1/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhere My Life is at Right Now||DACA recipients and UC Davis students Deniss, Divine, Roy and Oswaldo chat with Andrea Gaytan, director of the AB540 and Undocumented Student Center about the complexity of the immigration system, the problematics of the term "Dreamer," what having...||12/18/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy Voice Will Not Be Silenced||Oswaldo is a poet, a student and a DACA recipient who worked in the corn fields to pay his way through community college, and who found his voice as as a scholar and as an activist through his art and through reflection on his own experience as a...||12/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDivine's Hope||Divine shares her journey of arriving from the Philippines at 11 years old, her struggles to further her studies, being the only undocumented person in her family, having a brother who voted for Trump, and the potential of sharing stories to change...||12/4/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy Family Made it Possible||Roy, a DACA recipient and UC Davis graduate student, talks about the silence in his family surrounding their migratory status, overcoming the challenges of being undocumented in his pursuit of higher education, and the importance of good mentors.||11/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUndocumented People are Strong||AB540 & Undocumented Student Center at UC-Davis||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanButterfly Story Collective Podcast Trailer||This podcast is a production of the Butterfly Story Collective, a network of local storytelling projects and events produced by immigrants and about the immigrant experience in the United States. Each week we will share new stories from storytellers...||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|