In this episode Janitza speaks about her experience growing up in the Bronx, NY and navigating her Guatemalan heritage. She touches on her family dynamics as well as her journey to learning Garifuna!
Outro Song: Paula Castillo - Billama Damb * I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC*
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Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast
Host Instagram: @__alisonm
Bio: Janitza Bonilla is a Bronx, New York native whose parents are from Livingston Izabal, Guatemala. She graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and went on to work with the elderly population post graduation.
Presently, Janitza is a kindergarten teacher and plans to continue her education by obtaining her
Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education and Counseling.
Through her educational and professional experiences, Janitza aspires to help those struggling with mental health issues and create a safe space for them.
In this episode Kayla discusses her life growing up in the Bronx and her journey to becoming an educator who now has the opportunity to be in the same spaces as Garifuna children through the NYC Department of Education. Thank you Kayla for being an amazing role model and shout out to all the...
In this episode Jasminne speaks about her experience growing up in a traditional Garifuna household while battling mental health and identity issues as a Gen-Z. We dive into ways we can close the gap as first-generation Americans and healthy practices as we work to end the stigma!
In this episode Feroza takes us through the journey of dissecting the history of the Garifuna people. Feroza not only encourages us to go beyond the history that we have traditionally been told but we also dive into some deep questions about the truth behind who we are as a people. Feroza touches...