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We highlight work from local, independent mediamakers and community organizations. We believe in creating people-driven alternatives to mass media—and that media should be available anytime, from anywhere.


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Wisdom of the Elders

Wisdom of the Elders records, preserves, and shares oral history, cultural arts, language concepts, and traditional ecological knowledge of exemplary Native American elders, storytellers, and scientists in collaboration with diverse institutions, agencies and organizations. Their vision: Native American cultural sustainability, multimedia education and race reconciliation.

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Real Talk With Gio

Real Talk With GIO

This podcast is about having real, honest and transparent conversations around relatable topics.To inspire others to think outside the box.


Stas Thee Boss

Stas Thee Boss

1/2 of the dearly departed duo THEESatisfaction, Stas Thee Boss makes, takes and breaks. Swirling Jazz and Hip Hop with hypnotic flows and rewindable bars.


Staff Picks

"As an immigrant coming from a very homogenous, conservative and criminalized city, I have needed to bow down and hide to survive. That is why I am so inspired by queer and BIPOC creatives who show up tenderly as themselves in their art. If they can thrive, so can I."

- Rebeca Alamo Gonzalez, Census Assistant Liaison

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