Ep. 24 In Real Time – LIVE – with guests Dr. Artika Tyner & Rachel Kurtz

Guest Dr. Artika Tyner, civil rights lawyer, educator and founder of Planting People Growing Justice talks about making a difference in real time for future leaders of color. Powerhouse singer Rachel Kurtz, encourages young women and LGBTQ kids to live strong! Dae Yang, with help from Zippy Laske, finds herself through her name. Silvia Pontaza and Sue Scott attempt a pep talk for kids. + We hear an excerpt from Artika’s award winning Children’s book, “Justice Makes a Difference.”

Episode Details
  • Island of Discarded Women Episode #24 was directed and produced by Sue Scott
  • Cast: Dae Yang, Silvia Pontaza, Zippy Laske, Sue Scott + Ayla Porter & Dana Lee Thompson 
  • Written by Dae, Silvia, Zippy, and Sue
  • Special Guest is Dr. Artika Tyner founder of Planting People Growing Justice.
  • Musical Guest is Rachel Kurtz.
  • Original songs “Lioness” and “Gay Kids” music and lyrics by Rachel Kurtz
  • Original song “My Name” music and lyrics by Zippy Laske
  • Adaptation from the children’s book, “Justice Makes a Difference” by Dr. Artika Tyner performed by Ayla Porter and Dana Lee Thompson
  • Live Audio Engineering by Katharine Horowitz & John Robinson
  • Mixed and Edited by Sue Scott
  • Mastered by Tony Axtell
  • Lighting by Bill Healey & Lexi Carlson
  • Photos by Amanda Skeivik