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Activist, You!

Welcome to Activist, You! where YOU can be an activist TOO! Activist, You! is a brand new Kids & Family podcast focusing on social justice. Every episode our host Lindz Amer interviews different kid and youth activists, learning about their dedicated social justice topic, and how and why they became activists! Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @activistyoupod. If you like what you hear leave us a review on iTunes and support us on Patreon www.patreon.com/activistyoupod

Episodes

  • Art as Activism (or Artivism) with The Butterfly Effect

    Jun 01 2020

    Today, Lindz talks to Lily and Kaia, the masterminds behind The Butterfly Effect, a national art project bringing awareness to child detention. They talk about how to use art as a tool for activism, how they started The Butterfly Effect, and, of course, their favorite animals! If you like the episode please leave us a review on iTunes! We would love to hear how you like our first season of episodes! You can follow Activist, You! on twitter and instagram @activistyoupod, and follow Lindz @lindzam...more

  • How to be a Meddling Kid with Isabel Hope

    Apr 30 2020

    Today, Lindz talks to 17 year-old Isabel Hope, a southern youth activist and the Founder of Meddling Kids Movement. They talk about the importance of prioritizing mental health, the obstacles she faces as a youth activist in Alabama, and what it's like to start (and leave) a youth-led activist organization! If you like the episode please leave us a review on iTunes! We would love to hear how you like our first season of episodes! You can follow Activist, You! on twitter and instagram @activistyo...more

  • There Are No Small Activists with Felix

    Apr 14 2020

    This week, Lindz is talking to 15 year-old Felix Hedberg. Felix works with youth-led climate change organizations like Zero Hour and Polluters as a volunteer! Lindz talks to Felix about what it's like working behind the scenes at these important (and really cool!) organizations, how she finds inspiration through her peers, and her life-changing trip to DC for the Women's March back in 2017.  If you like the episode please leave us a review on iTunes! We would love to hear how you like our first ...more

  • Homelessness with the Snuggle Sack Siblings

    Mar 30 2020

    This week, Lindz sits down with the sibling trio behind Snuggle Sacks where they provide survival kits to the local homeless population in Michigan. Lindz talks to the trio about how they started their business, how they juggle Snuggle Sacks with their daily lives, and the inspiration behind their work. If you like the episode please leave us a review on iTunes! We would love to hear how you like our first season of episodes! You can follow Activist, You! on twitter and instagram @activistyoupod...more

  • *BONUS* A Hand Washing Song!

    Mar 23 2020

    A little pick me up while we're all quarantined and schools are closed! Join Lindz and sing-a-long to their new hand washing ditty! Get your family in the bathroom, hit play, and scrub away! We'll be back next Monday with a brand new episode with the kids behind Snuggle Sacks! Until then, stay healthy! Follow Lindz on Instagram and Twitter @lindzamer! They're currently doing $1 ukulele musical covers on their instagram story! Venmo $1 (or more!) to @lindsay-amer and request your own cover song. ...more

  • Environmental Activism with Ryan's Recycling

    Mar 16 2020

    Hello to everyone! Kicking off today's episode, Lindz takes a minute to go over the 3 things to remember while we are in the midst of COVID-19, school closures, and social distancing. BUT we also have our regularly scheduled episode! Lindz talks to 10 year-old environmental activist Ryan from Ryan's Recycling! Lindz talks to Ryan about proper recycling technique, his favorite kind of donut, and why he wants to get rid of the big trash island in the ocean. If you like the episode please leave us ...more

  • Immigration with Leah The Activist

    Mar 03 2020

    Today, Lindz talks to 14 year-old immigration activist Leah The Activist! A quick heads up that the first half of the episode is a little intense, that's because immigration is a really serious topic! Lindz talks to Leah about why immigration activism is so important to her and her family. If you like the episode please leave us a review on iTunes! We would love to hear how you like our first three episodes! For more from Leah, follow her on twitter @leahtheactivist and instagram @leah.the.activ...more

  • Racial Justice with Nupol Kiazolu

    Feb 17 2020

    Today, Lindz talks to 19 year-old racial justice activist Nupol Kiazolu! We learn about the organization Black Lives Matter,  Nupol's middle school hoodie protest that started her activism, and the importance of a support system! If you like the episode please leave us a review on iTunes! You can also support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/activistyoupod and get Patreon-exclusive perks like a hotline where you can leave future guests all of your burning questions that will get answered on the ...more

  • LGBTQ+ Activism with Desmond Is Amazing

    Feb 03 2020

    In our very first episode, Lindz talks to 12 year-old LGBTQ+ activist and drag kid Desmond Is Amazing! We learn about the LGBTs, Desmond's activist inspiration: Marsha P Johnson, and he tells us his favorite queen from RuPaul's Drag Race! If you like the episode please leave us a review on iTunes! You can also support us on Patreon at www.patreon.com/activistyoupod and get Patreon-exclusive perks like a hotline where you can leave future guests all of your burning questions that will get answere...more

  • Activist, You! Trailer

    Jan 20 2020

    Welcome to Activist, You! Where YOU can be an activist TOO! Check out a sneak peak of our brand new kids and family podcast. Our host, Lindz Amer, takes a look at today's most important activist movements by interviewing kid and youth activists!