/ Modified feb 12, 2021 5:49 p.m.

Episode 716

Protest Reflections; Hope for a Better Tomorrow; Tigist: Midwife (28:00)

Protest Reflections (02:25)
The protests of 2020 and calls for fundamental change continue as America grapples with racial inequity and social injustice. We spoke with two nineteen-year-old men from Tucson about their take on the protests and where we go from here.

Hope for a Better Tomorrow (10:04)
Arizona is home to thousands of refugee families many of whom have been impacted by torture and trauma. For those here in Tucson there is a welcoming community that offers opportunities for personal expression, ways to connect with others, and Hope for a Better Tomorrow.

Tigist: Midwife (18:53)
Tigist Ejeta is a licensed home birth midwife, but getting there wasn’t easy. Tigist tells her story, from childhood dreams of studying medicine to cure her mother’s heart condition, to experiencing the power of childbirth and becoming a midwife in Ethiopia, then moving to the U.S. and being told she would have to start her journey all over again.

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