On Episode 299 of the Mama Bear Dares Podcast, Tesi and Leslie talk through the run-off election in Georgia happening on January 5th. They discuss its importance and take a deep dive into the (bad) behavior exhibited by leadership and conspiracy theorists that has been highlighted in the run up to this special election. The lament the damaging language, the threats being made, and the lack of recourse on display. Finally, they talk through the ways that we can help to safeguard our society from normalizing such antics. For complete Show Notes, visit the Mama Bear Dares website.
On Episode 298 of the Mama Bear Dares Podcast, Tesi and Leslie sit down with Katie Fitzgerald from Feeding America, a nationwide network of 200 food banks and 60,000 food pantries and meal programs that provides food and services to people all across the country. As VP and COO of the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, Katie explains the elevated need that so many Americans are facing due to COVID-19 and how her hunger relief organization is working towards a food-secure future for ALL. She provides incredible insight into the issue of food security and hunger in our country and what we can do to help. For complete Show Notes, visit the Mama Bear Dares website.
On Episode of 297 of the Mama Bear Dares podcast, Leslie and Tesi sit down with Cori Pembleton, the founder of The Flag is For All of Us. Cori, a woman with no history of activism but with huge talent and a critical perspective, felt that the American flag had been co-opted by people who in her view did not represent the America she loves. She believes this shift (whether subconscious or conscious) matters to our democracy and thus began a movement to educate and inspire. Listeners will be fascinated by her journey and will perhaps even feel encouraged to think about their own relationship with flag and all it symbolizes. For complete Show Notes, visit the Mama Bear Dares website.