The Fearless People Podcast

Bamby Salcedo

Hello Fearless People. In my own definition, everyone is an influencer in their own way, and it's just that most people have a misconception about who's an influencer. On the Fearless People Podcast, I Bamby Salcedo have intentional and meaningful conversations with people from all walks of life. Each episode is a window into their lives and what they are doing to create a better world for all of us. Join me to learn about fearless people who are changing the world.

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Leading the PAC
Mar 16 2024
Leading the PAC
Welcome to the Fearless People Podcast with your host, the dynamic Bamby Salcedo! In this electrifying episode, Bamby sits down with Mario Ceballos, the inspirational president of HONOR PAC. Mario, a powerhouse in Latina/o/e LGBTQ+ political action, shares his remarkable journey from Mexico to the United States as a documented immigrant. Tune in as Mario delves into his family's challenges, shedding light on why they kept their immigrant status under wraps.www.honorpac.orgGet ready for an eye-opening conversation as Mario unveils the untold stories behind his advocacy work. As a fervent supporter of LGBTQ+ and Latina/o/e rights, Mario issues a compelling call to action. He urges listeners to join him in petitioning Governor Gavin Newsom to pardon the esteemed community leader Bamby Salcedo. This pivotal moment could pave the way for Bamby's path to legalizing her immigration status.Sign the petition https://chng.it/6fgrkNmbW2Join Bamby and Mario in this riveting episode that transcends borders and empowers change. Let's amplify their voices and spread the message of unity and progress. #HONORPAC #FearlessLeaders #LGBTQActivism #ImmigrantRights #PardonBambySalcedo #EmpowerChange #DiversityInActionThank you for tuning in, sharing space, and learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proximal!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
Bridging Borders Through Art and Ancestral Wisdom
Mar 7 2024
Bridging Borders Through Art and Ancestral Wisdom
Welcome to another exciting episode of Fearless People Podcast with your host, Bamby Salcedo! In this episode, Bamby sits down with the talented Chicano illustrator Zeferino Llamas, affectionately known as Zef, hailing from the sunny streets of San Diego, California. Zef's journey as a conservationist in the realm of natural resources management on both sides of the US/México border is nothing short of inspiring. Zef's passion for celebrating Mexican ancestral wisdom through captivating illustrative storytelling that transcends borders sets him apart.Join Bamby and Zef as they delve into the enchanting world of traditional ecological knowledge (TEK), spirituality, sexuality, and ecomythography. Discover how Zef's work at Rainbow Pride Youth Alliance intertwines with his thought-provoking podcast QT Life host role. QT Life serves as a vital platform where influential figures at the intersection of social justice, health equity, and Queer life converge to share their invaluable insights and experiences.www.rainbowprideyouthalliance.orgGet ready for an enlightening and engaging conversation that promises to leave you inspired and empowered. Tune in to this episode titled "Zef: Bridging Borders Through Art and Ancestral Wisdom" as Bamby and Zef unveil the captivating narratives that shape our diverse LGBTQ+ community and pave the way for a brighter, more inclusive future.Instagram: @zeferin.oThank you for tuning in, sharing space, and learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proximal!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
Generaciones en Acción
Feb 7 2024
Generaciones en Acción
En este episodio del podcast, la anfitriona Bamby Salcedo se une a Patricia Veliz Macal para hablar sobre su vida y trabajo. Patricia nació en Guatemala y estudió artes teatrales, comunicación y educación para convertirse en maestra. Desde los 14 años, Patricia se involucró en el mundo del teatro para apoyar a su madre, quien siempre había querido ser actriz. A los 15 años, Patricia fue presentada en televisión en Guatemala por su trabajo en el teatro. Patricia habla sobre cómo esta experiencia fue el comienzo de su trabajo intergeneracional.Patricia también habla sobre su vida de casada, sus dos hijos en Guatemala y cómo el traslado de su esposo a los Estados Unidos fue la razón por la que ella lo siguió en 1990. Patricia se dio cuenta rápidamente de que se necesitaban más servicios en español y decidió llevar la educación a la comunidad de habla hispana mediante la realización de obras de teatro que hablaran sobre temas importantes como la prevención del VIH en mujeres, la inmigración y mucho más.Hoy en día, Patricia es la Directora Ejecutiva de Generaciones en Acción, cuya misión es ayudar a las familias y organizaciones inmigrantes multigeneracionales a obtener acceso a la educación, capacitación y actividades culturales que contribuyen a su bienestar personal, desarrollo profesional, habilidades de liderazgo e impacto comunitario.Instagram: @generaciones_en_accionEste podcast es un producto de Bamby Salcedo y es producido por mejia.tvYou can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
Love, Faith, and Identity: An Interview with Rev. Alejandro Escoto
Jan 29 2024
Love, Faith, and Identity: An Interview with Rev. Alejandro Escoto
In this podcast episode, host Bamby Salcedo has the pleasure of interviewing Rev. Alejandro Escoto, also known as Rev. Alex Escoto. Rev. Alex has been a Pastor of the Hispanic/Latinx Community at the Founders Metropolitan Community Church in Los Angeles since 1999. During the interview, Rev. Alex talks about his journey to becoming a Pastor and how he has reconciled his identity as an openly gay man with his faith. He shares his experiences growing up in a traditional Latinx family and the challenges he faced while coming out. Rev. Alex also shares his mother's profound impact on his life, the importance of love, faith, and identity, and how these three elements have shaped his life and ministry.Through his powerful testimony and inspiring words, Rev. Alex reminds us that love and faith can coexist and that our true identity should be celebrated and embraced. This episode is a must-listen for anyone searching for meaning, purpose, and acceptance. Join Bamby Salcedo and Rev. Alejandro Escoto on this incredible journey of love, faith, and identity. Recorded on September 30, 2023.Thank you for tuning in, sharing space, and learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proximal! This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
Diversity in the Entertainment Industry
Nov 15 2023
Diversity in the Entertainment Industry
On the Fearless People Podcast, I, Bamby Salcedo, have intentional and meaningful conversations with people from all walks of life. Each episode is a window into their lives and what they are doing to create a better world for all of us. Join me to learn about fearless people who are changing the world.Today’s episode of THE FEARLESS PEOPLE Podcast is brought to you by Warner Bros. Discovery in recognition of Trans Awareness Month.​In this inspiring episode, host Bamby Salcedo talks with Yvette Urbina, Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Warner Bros. Discovery. Yvette, a native of Los Angeles, California, holds a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Georgetown University. Her role is to bridge the gap between the programs and content at the core of the company's mission to build a more inclusive and innovative entertainment industry. She identifies diverse talent opportunities across the enterprise through cross-divisional relationships and collaboration, resulting in more significant equity and inclusion for all content. In this episode, Yvette shares her journey from growing up as a Mexican American with blue-collar parents in a Los Angeles neighborhood to becoming a successful professional. Despite facing challenges and being different from her peers, Yvette learned to step out of her comfort zone and create goals for herself. She emphasizes the importance of being in spaces that allow for opportunities to be accessible and the value of persistence. Take advantage of Yvette's incredible story and let it inspire you to keep pushing toward your dreams. Follow the conversation and share your thoughts with the hashtag #FearlessPeoplePodcastwww.wbd.comInstagram: @wbdThank you for tuning in, for sharing space, and for learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proxima!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv.You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
Thriving Through Incarceration
Nov 8 2023
Thriving Through Incarceration
On the Fearless People Podcast, I, Bamby Salcedo, have intentional and meaningful conversations with people from all walks of life. Each episode is a window into their lives and what they are doing to create a better world for all of us. Join me to learn about fearless people who are changing the world.Today’s episode of THE FEARLESS PEOPLE Podcast is brought to you by Warner Bros. Discovery in recognition of Trans Awareness Month.Hello, and welcome to this week's episode of our podcast. Today, we have an extraordinary guest, Arburtha Franklin. Arburtha is not only a former client but also a staff member at The TransLatin@ Coalition. Arburtha has an incredible story to share today, so let's dive right in.Arburtha grew up feeling different from those around her. As a person of color attending a predominantly white school, Arburtha had to endure a lot of discrimination and racism. However, she never let that stop her from pursuing her love of learning. However, Arburtha's life drastically changed when she was sentenced to 23 years in the California State Prison system. Still, it wouldn't stop her from excelling in school and being able to attend college. Arburtha shares with us what prison life was like for her. She talks about the challenges she faced, the friendships she made, and the hope that kept her going. Arburtha's resilience is truly inspiring, and her outlook on life today is a testament to her strength.Now, Arburtha is a staff member at The TransLatin@ Coalition. She is dedicated to helping others going through the same struggles she faced. She is a role model for anyone who has faced adversity and come out stronger on the other side.Thank you, Arburtha, for sharing your story with us today. It has been an honor to have you on our podcast. To all our listeners, we hope Arburtha's story has inspired you and will join us again next week for another exciting episode.Thank you for tuning in, for sharing space, and for learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proxima!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv.You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
Soy Nalgona y Que!
Nov 2 2023
Soy Nalgona y Que!
On the Fearless People Podcast, I, Bamby Salcedo, have intentional and meaningful conversations with people from all walks of life. Each episode is a window into their lives and what they are doing to create a better world for all of us. Join me to learn about fearless people who are changing the world.Today’s episode of THE FEARLESS PEOPLE Podcast is brought to you by Warner Bros. Discovery in recognition of Trans Awareness Month.This episode was recorded on October 02, 2023.Get ready for the sassiest podcast episode yet! Join us as we welcome the fabulous Jose Richard Aviles, aka @soynalgona, to the show! This queer brown artist, social worker, and urban planner is taking the world by storm with their unique approach to exploring the intersection of space and justice, laughter and resistance, and the magic of the stage.In this episode, Jose breaks down why they call themself PuTaco, and let us tell you, it's a story you won't want to miss! They also take us on a journey through their artistic career, sharing the ups and downs of embracing their identity as an artist and now stepping into the role of producer.But that's not all, folks! Jose also shares a little secret about their latest project, and trust us, it's juicy! So grab your headphones and get ready to laugh, learn, and be inspired by the one and only @soynalgona! linktr.ee/soynalgonaInstagram: @soynalgonaThank you for tuning in, for sharing space, and for learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proxima!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv.You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
The Peace Maker from Homies Unidos
Feb 12 2023
The Peace Maker from Homies Unidos
On the Fearless People Podcast, I, Bamby Salcedo, have intentional and meaningful conversations with people from all walks of life. Each episode is a window into their lives and what they are doing to create a better world for all of us. Join me to learn about fearless people who are changing the world.This episode was recorded on September 17, 2022. Alex Sanchez is a results-driven, non-profit leader with over twelve years of experience developing, implementing, and overseeing gang intervention programming for at-risk youth and their families. Alex joins Bamby Salcedo in the studio to talk about the adversities he's had to overcome to step into his leadership role as the co-founder of Homies Unidos in Los Angeles. You will also learn about Alex's strategies for engaging with youth and their families and how he's worked to develop effective, sustainable programming. Join us as we dive into this inspiring story of success and resilience.www.homiesunidos.orgLinkedin: Alex SanchezThank you for tuning in, for sharing space, and for learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proxima!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv.You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
Progression is Beautiful with Abiola Agoro
Feb 5 2023
Progression is Beautiful with Abiola Agoro
On the Fearless People Podcast, I, Bamby Salcedo, have intentional and meaningful conversations with people from all walks of life. Each episode is a window into their lives and what they are doing to create a better world for all of us. Join me to learn about fearless people who are changing the world.This episode was recorded on September 17, 2022.Educator, visionary, and strategist, Abiola Agoro, says that if you're uncomfortable, you are probably learning. Listen to host, Bamby Salcedo, and Abiola dive into deconstructing systematic racism, challenging colonial views, and building political fashion opportunities for marginalized communities. Abiola Agoro is a multidisciplinary artist and strategist with a background in artistic execution, community organizing, strategic planning, fashion design, and political strategy. Abiola has won numerous awards for her various areas of work, including NAACP Organizer of the year in 2018, and most recently was listed as a top 10 designer for Harlem's Fashion Row x Nike Summit. www.theabiola.comInstagram: @ahbeeolahThank you for tuning in, for sharing space, and for learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proxima!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv.You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
Beyond Food for Thought
Jan 29 2023
Beyond Food for Thought
On the Fearless People Podcast, I, Bamby Salcedo, have intentional and meaningful conversations with people from all walks of life. Each episode is a window into their lives and what they are doing to create a better world for all of us. Join me to learn about fearless people who are changing the world.This episode was recorded on September 17, 2022. Lilly Rocha joins the Fearless People Podcast to talk about her mission to help elevate people's thoughts about food. Lilly is the current CEO/Executive Director of the Latino Restaurant Association (LRA). The LRA is a nonprofit organization created to assist, uplift, organize, and unify Latino restaurant owners. Lilly is also the current Immediate Past President of the Latino Food Industry Association and founder of the Sabor Latino Food Industry Trade Show (Sabor Latino). Sabor Latino is based in Los Angeles with locations in Florida, New York & Texas. This episode is full of passion, and Lilly opens up about the characterization of her as an "angry lesbian" and shares why she is up for the challenges that come her way. www.latinorestaurantassociation.orgwww.saborlatinofoodshow.com Thank you for tuning in, for sharing space, and for learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proxima!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv.You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
No Shortcuts with Miguel Bujanda
Jan 22 2023
No Shortcuts with Miguel Bujanda
On the Fearless People Podcast, I, Bamby Salcedo, have intentional and meaningful conversations with people from all walks of life. Each episode is a window into their lives and what they are doing to create a better world for all of us. Join me to learn about fearless people who are changing the world.This episode was recorded on September 24, 2022. Miguel Bujanda joins Bamby Salcedo in the studio to share the journey that led to his role as Executive Director of REACH LA,  a youth-driven organization serving African American and Latinx LGBTQ youth of Los Angeles, California. Listen to Miguel open up about growing in the San Gabriel Valley, coming to terms with changing the pattern of doing things the easy way, and how he uses his experiences to help inspire his team.The four pillars of REACH LA address the social determinants of health on an individual level, thereby ensuring the continuous growth of our valued clients. They include factors such as socioeconomic status, education, physical environment, employment, and social support networks, as well as access to health care. We designed our interconnected programming to comprehensively address different facets of a young person’s life while adapting to their strengths and needs.www.reachla.org Thank you for tuning in, for sharing space, and for learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proxima!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv.You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
For Community by Community
Jan 8 2023
For Community by Community
On the Fearless People Podcast, I, Bamby Salcedo, have intentional and meaningful conversations with people from all walks of life. Each episode is a window into their lives and what they are doing to create a better world for all of us. Join me to learn about fearless people who are changing the world.This episode was recorded on September 24, 2022. Karla Padron, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor at Northern Illinois University, and she joins Bamby Salcedo to talk about the influences that lead to her academic career. This story includes important characters that helped form Dr. Padron's view of life, including her Mexican grandmother and famed Mexican TV journalist, Jacobo Zabludovsky. This episode also gets into the 1994 ballot initiative that established a state-run citizenship screening system and prohibited undocumented immigrants from using non-emergency health care, public education, and other services in California, known as Prop 187. She tells about how this initiative played a critical role in her high school experience at South Gate Highschool. Dr. Padron was the Principal Investigator of the Trans Visible Report. This is the first study to collect data to inform key stakeholders about the current social conditions affecting the lives of Trans Latina Immigrants. Bamby Salcedo was the Co-Investigator of this herstoric report.  Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karla-padron-ph-d-a0927352 Thank you for tuning in, for sharing space, and for learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proxima!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv.You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
A Producer Navigating Two Worlds
Dec 11 2022
A Producer Navigating Two Worlds
On the Fearless People Podcast, I, Bamby Salcedo, have intentional and meaningful conversations with people from all walks of life. Each episode is a window into their lives and what they are doing to create a better world for all of us. Join me to learn about fearless people who are changing the world.This episode was recorded on September 24, 2022. Vanessa Perez is the executive producer of the GuadaLAjara Film Festival. Vanessa joins Bamby Salcedo to discuss her mission of building a film community while closing the multicultural gaps in the industry. Vanessa sheds light on her Mexican American experience by opening up about what it's like to navigate two worlds and seeing a lack of diversity in storytelling content.  FICG in LA transforms itself and becomes GuadaLAjara Film Festival in honor of the two cities that have seen it grow. While the GuadaLAjara Film Festival has changed but maintains its main goal: highlighting our talent and cultural diversity through cinema. For More Information: operaciones@glaff.orgwww.glaff.org Thank you for tuning in, for sharing space, and for learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proxima!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv.You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
Immigration Equality with Aaron C. Morris
Dec 5 2022
Immigration Equality with Aaron C. Morris
On the Fearless People Podcast, I, Bamby Salcedo, have intentional and meaningful conversations with people from all walks of life. Each episode is a window into their lives and what they are doing to create a better world for all of us. Join me to learn about fearless people who are changing the world.Aaron C. Morris joins Bamby Salcedo in this episode of The Fearless People Podcast to talk about his role as the executive director of Immigration Equality. Aaron opens up about what it was like to grow up in a trailer park, religion, and his journey as a lawyer. There's even talk about Lorena Borjas in this episode, and you certainly don't want to miss it. Aaron is a recognized expert in LGBTQ immigration and human rights law and an advocate for asylum seekers. Aaron graduated from the University of Oklahoma and the American University's Washington College of Law.Linkin: Aaron C. Morris Immigration Equality is the nation's leading LGBTQ and HIV-positive immigrant rights organization. For over 25 years, they have fought for the safety and freedom of queer, trans, and HIV-positive people facing discrimination and persecution.www.immigrationequality.org Thank you for tuning in, for sharing space, and for learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proxima!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv.You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok
My Music Freed Me
Nov 28 2022
My Music Freed Me
On the Fearless People Podcast, I, Bamby Salcedo, have intentional and meaningful conversations with people from all walks of life. Each episode is a window into their lives and what they are doing to create a better world for all of us. Join me to learn about fearless people who are changing the world.Today’s episode of THE FEARLESS PEOPLE Podcast is brought to you by Warner Bros. Discovery in recognition of Trans Awareness Month.This trans goddess, rapper, and activist ran from her life until she returned home to California. That's when she came to know the girl those around her always saw. In this episode, host Bamby Salcedo takes you deep into the life of a goddess in the making. This is a story about how a fifteen-year-old's prayer was answered while inside a juvenile hall when even her mother wouldn't take her in. In this episode, Yahni Rose (a.k.a. Yahni Demon) teaches us the power of asking, 'How does it get better?' and will have you listening till the very end. Instagram: @yahnidemondSoundCloud: Yahni Demon Thank you for tuning in, for sharing space, and for learning with us today. We hope that we have given you a little bit of knowledge, joy, and feeling inspired. And always - always remember to live out loud and live FEARLESSLY. With much love and respect, always! Hasta la proxima!This podcast is a product of Bamby Salcedo and is produced by mejia.tv.You can support this podcast by liking this episode and subscribing to it. Bamby Salcedo on social media: Instagram - Facebook - TikTok