- S2. Ep 1. What's happened to the podcast? Listen to find out.
Did you fall in love with the podcast only to be left wondering what happened to it? You're not alone. A lot has happened since the last episode and this episode will catch you up on what's happened and where the podcast is going.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-dreamer-diary/donations28m | Sep 2, 2022
- Ep 14. Emmy award winner, Arleene Correa Valencia Shares Her Immigrant Story and How She Is Empowering Others.
Emmy award winner, Arleene Correa Valencia discusses her immigrant story and how it led her to a career as a storyteller, artist, and advocate for immigrant rights. Across several themes, she discusses how art, pop culture, and immigrant narratives play an important role in determining immigrant identity, culture, health, and humanity.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-dreamer-diary/donations1h 19m | May 6, 2022
- Ep 13. Lorena Vargas Schultz, Breaking Stereotypes and Changing the Roofing Industry
Lorena Vargas Schultz is one of the most successful female entrepreneurs in the roofing industry. In this episode, Lorena discusses her journey as an immigrant to the United States and despite the challenges that accompany being undocumented, Lorena used her drive and willpower to get a full-ride scholarship at a prestigious university. She became a professional opera singer in New York City and later started a roofing business in Florida that has become a leader in the industry.
If you would like to contact Lorena for additional information, you can reach her by visiting her website at https://internationalroofs.com or by emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-dreamer-diary/donations43m | Apr 23, 2022
- Ep 12. From Nada to Nasa- Adriana's Story
Adriana describes how she overcame tremendous adversity, poverty, and limited resources to start a business and pursue a career in a male-dominated field. In Adriana's triumphant journey as a dreamer who studied chemical engineering, she landed an internship with Nasa and eventually became a successful businesswoman and a leading dance instructor.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-dreamer-diary/donations1h 0m | Apr 8, 2022
- EP 11. Mental Health and the Undocumented Experience- Ayesha Kadri
This episode explores how immigration-related stressors can increase suicidal ideation and risk due to the distress associated with cultural stress, marginalization, and intergenerational conflict, in addition to PTSD and other psychological disorders. Ayesha Kadri, an accomplished author and licensed professional counselor, joins me to discuss these issues and to share her own immigrant story.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-dreamer-diary/donations1h 0m | Apr 1, 2022
- EP 10. How Sacrifice Led Carlos To Be UCLA’s First DACA-Dental Student
As the first DACA dental student at UCLA, Carlos Villalvazo shares his story of sacrifice and struggle in this episode. His goal is to provide guidance and support to other dreamers who want to aim high despite their financial and other limitations. With this podcast, he hopes to create a network of other dreamers who want to go to dental school. If you would like to connect with Carlos, you can find him on Instagram and Facebook.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-dreamer-diary/donations46m | Mar 25, 2022
- EP 7. Real Estate Investing with Daca. Yarhtib's Story.
Yahrtib Alais, Salt Lake City's leading Hispanic realtor, is featured in this episode. "Y", for short, talks about his experience as a DACA recipient and how he decided real-estate investing was for him. Y talks about the importance of investing in real estate for undocumented communities and offers recommendations to help people get into their first home.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-dreamer-diary/donations59m | Feb 25, 2022
- EP 6. Being The Only DACA Student in Medical School. Joaquin's Story.
Joaquin is a DACA recipient and attending the University of Utah's medical school as the only dreamer student. In this episode, Joaquin talks about his journey to the U.S. and what led him to pursue a career in medicine. His story describes how he overcame extreme adversity, high school costs, and the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic to become a leader in his community and field of study.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-dreamer-diary/donations54m | Jan 23, 2022
- EP 5. Is Blood Really Thicker Than Water?
The episode discusses the impact of being an undocumented person in a mixed-status family. Chris discusses how a family member belittled him and threatened him because of his status and how he overcame this experience to achieve his goals and dreams.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-dreamer-diary/donations30m | Jan 14, 2022
- EP 4. Torn Between Faith And Shadows
In this episode, we'll discuss how undocumented people deal with religion. Chris discusses the struggles he has faced as a Latter-Day Saint and how these struggles shaped him into the person he is today.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-dreamer-diary/donations38m | Jan 7, 2022
- EP 3. From Neither Here Nor There
In this episode, I talk about how our worldview has been shaped by the undocumented immigrant identity. Managing multiple identities at home, school, work, and in their communities causes undocumented youth to struggle with who they are and what they want to become.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-dreamer-diary/donations30m | Jan 1, 2022
- EP 2. Living Without Papers Feels Like Gasping For Insatiable Air.
This episode focuses on mental health and the undocumented experience. My story will describe how depression, anxiety, and fear drove me to consider suicide and how I overcame it.
Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/the-dreamer-diary/donations29m | Dec 29, 2021