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 Garifuna educators out there!
Outro Song: Punta Rebels- Gudumein * I DO NOT OWN COPYRIGHTS TO THIS MUSIC*
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Podcast Instagram: @hdy.sygpodcast
Host Instagram: @__alisonm
Bio: Kayla Arthur is a Bronx,New York native currently serving her community as a bilingual educator. In 2017, she obtained her Masters degree from Hunter college with a concentration in Bilingual education.
She has worked within that scope with students in the South Bronx for 5 years. As a proud second generation Honduran-Garifuna woman she strives to shed light on the Garifuna experience within her classroom.
Outside of work she is an amazing mother of two girls whom are her inspiration. In the future she hopes to use her knowledge of education and her personal experience to create children’s books focused on diversity and representation.
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 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...
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...