Culture & Race

139: How to keep your child safe from guns (even if you don’t own one)

By Jen Lumanlan | Jun 20, 2021

Many of us haven’t been in each other’s homes for a while now, but pretty soon we’ll be getting together inside again.  And our children will be heading inside, in their friends’ houses.   People store guns inside.   Are you certain that nobody owns a gun in any of the places your child plays?   If…

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131: Implicit Bias with Dr. Mahzarin Banaji

By Jen Lumanlan | Mar 7, 2021

Explicitly, nobody really believes in gender stereotypes anymore, but when we look at the world, and who’s where and how much money people make, and so on, it still seems to be there. And the answer to that is yeah, because it’s there. It’s just not something we say. It’s more of something we do.…

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SYPM 011: Untigering with Iris Chen

By Jen Lumanlan | Jan 29, 2021

Discover the transformative journey of Iris Chen, as she shares her personal experiences and insights in her book “Untigering: Peaceful Parenting for the Deconstructing Tiger Parent.” Previously trapped in a cycle of control and power struggles with her son, Iris recognized the need for change and embarked on a path of peaceful parenting. Through her story, she emphasizes the importance of finding win-win solutions, flexibility, and respecting boundaries in fostering healthy parent-child relationships. Join us on this enlightening journey as we explore the concept of Untigering and its potential to create a society where everyone feels a sense of belonging.

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Dismantling White Supremacy and Patriarchy on MLK Day

By Jen Lumanlan | Jan 18, 2021

Explore our insightful ad hoc episode where we discuss dismantling white supremacy, patriarchy, and capitalism on Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Join us in reflecting on the importance of building a supportive community and breaking free from the ‘stay in my lane’ mindset. Together, let’s make this work relevant beyond the holiday and throughout the year.

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Responding to the U.S. Capitol Siege

By Jen Lumanlan | Jan 10, 2021

Explore our ad hoc episode addressing the U.S. Capitol siege. Gain guidance on discussing the events with your child and delve into self-reflection on personal involvement. Take action towards equality based on your own position and role in the world. Join the conversation for understanding, introspection, and positive change.

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