Chaya Crowder
Episode 35 October 23, 2020

Chaya Crowder on Black Voters and U.S. Elections

“The Republican Party has made little to no attempt to historically appeal to Black voters since the passage of the 1965 Voting Rights Act,” says Prof. Chaya Crowder in describing why Black voters, especially Black women, are the backbone of the Democratic Party.

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Episode 44 • July 18, 2022

Rebecca Delfino on the Opioid Crisis

The opioid crisis, which has killed as many as 700,000 Americans in the past 20 years, has fallen off the nation’s radar. Rebecca Delfino, clinical law professor at the LMU Loyola Law School, describes the overprescription practices and misleading marketing...

Episode 43 • March 11, 2022

Kara Allen, Ed.D. ’14, CIO, on the Spurs’ Role in San Antonio

Kara Allen Ed.D. ’14, chief impact officer, is the San Antonio Spurs’ face in their community. Putting seats at the table where decisions are made — that’s how Allen describes her job. But it goes both ways, she says: not only putting a Spurs voice at community tables but adding community voices at the Spurs’ table.

Episode 42 • February 3, 2022

Eric Strauss on Climate Change

The impact of climate change on Southern California — in heat, ocean temperatures and coastal damage — is now evident, with more on the way, says Eric Strauss of the LMU Center for Urban Resilience. The worst effects will likely be distributed unequally. Our goal, he says, is not climate change reversal but adaptation.