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The Activist Hustle

The Activist Hustle

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The Activist Hustle, a podcast by and for Millennials and Gen-Zs about what it means to be an activist. Each episode, we interview an activist hustling to break the mold, change the rules and bring positive change to our world. We'll hear about their...Show More
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57:27 | Jul 18th, 2018

Chu Huang is a proactive community leader deeply rooted in the Boston Chinatown community. In this episode, Chu shares her experience fighting gentrification for the present and future generations while honoring the original activists and culture of ...Show More

55:31 | Jul 10th

This month, we are sharing the conversation we had with the co-founders of We, Ceremony back in the spring. The network of women of color that is We, Ceremony grew from Iliana Panameño and Mu-Chieh Yun's friendship, and their desire to share positive...Show More

21:25 | Jun 19th

This season, we are diving deeper on The Activist Hustle. After each interview, our team will learn, reflect, and discuss the issues and themes that our guests bring up. In this episode, Lina and Rachel get passionate about injustices in our health c...Show More

54:13 | Jun 5th

This month we are sharing our conversation with Raquel Sofia Sandoval, who is a Harvard Med School student and co-founder of the Instagram account @2WOCQueenMDs. She has been a leader for racial justice in medicine and healthcare and her work was bor...Show More

33:26 | May 22nd

This season, we are diving deeper on The Activist Hustle. After each interview, our team will learn, reflect, and discuss the issues and themes that our guests bring up. In this episode, Lina and Rachel take a look at college admissions scandal, and ...Show More

53:12 | May 8th

This month we had the pleasure of speaking to Javier Weddington, a co-founder of MIT BoSTEM Scholars.  He is a neuroscience researcher at MIT, is about to start a PhD program, and is a proud Chicago Public Schools alumn.  Javier shares his experience...Show More

11:00 | May 2nd

Have you been wondering where our April episodes are? Fear not! Your feed is not broken. This week, a short update on what we've been up to. We'll be back next week with a brand new interview to share!

27:10 | Mar 20th

This season, we are diving deeper on The Activist Hustle. After each interview, our team will learn, reflect, and discuss the issues and themes that our guests bring up. In this episode, all four members of our team get together to talk about themes ...Show More

54:55 | Mar 6th

This month we're excited to bring you our first two-guest episode starting Lior and Eyal of the Non-Binary Hebrew Project. They are a recent graduate and an instructor of the University of Colorado Boulder, where they met and encountered a challenge:...Show More

38:14 | Feb 20th

This season, we are diving deeper on The Activist Hustle. After each interview, Lina and Rachel will research, reflect, and discuss the issues and causes that our guests work on. This month, inspired by Tina's amazing work with refugee communities, t...Show More

49:03 | Feb 6th

Welcome back to the Activist Hustle! We’re launching season two with Tina Al-khersan, a millennial who loves to travel and explore the world as well as her role in activism. Listen as Lina and Tina explore how identity and language impact activism an...Show More

23:03 | Jan 23rd

Our first season and year as podcasters has come to a close and we're working hard on bringing you season two. But we didn't want to leave you hanging, so we're bringing you a taste of our behind the scenes conversations. In this four part inter-seas...Show More

15:36 | Jan 9th

Our first season and year as podcasters has come to a close and we're working hard on bringing you season two. But we didn't want to leave you hanging, so we're bringing you a taste of our behind the scenes conversations. In this four part inter-seas...Show More

20:51 | Dec 26th, 2018

Our first season and year as podcasters has come to a close and we're working hard on bringing you season two. But we didn't want to leave you hanging, so we're bringing you a taste of our behind the scenes conversations. In this four part inter-seas...Show More

22:42 | Dec 13th, 2018

Our first season and year as podcasters has come to a close and we're working hard on bringing you season two. But we didn't want to leave you hanging, so we're bringing you a taste of our behind the scenes conversations. In this four part inter-seas...Show More

29:10 | Sep 12th, 2018

The Activist Hustle team reflects on our own learning from our amazing season one guests, and previews what's coming next.

1:04:33 | Aug 29th, 2018

Daunasia Yancey first took a stand as an activist in seventh grade and hasn’t stopped since. When the #BlackLivesMatter movement ignited in 2014 she stepped up and took on a leadership role in Boston and beyond. In this episode she shares her experie...Show More

50:00 | Aug 15th, 2018

Tariana Little is a social entrepreneur, storyteller, health equity researcher, and so much more. In this episode, Tariana shares her journey through the higher education system and talks about how spaces that celebrated her authentic self have made ...Show More

50:59 | Aug 1st, 2018

Brian Lim (aka Brian Pistols) is a break dancer and activist based in Lynn, MA. He shares his origin story as a dancer and child of refugees who has come back to contribute so much to his community after finding success in the international dance wor...Show More

51:05 | Jul 4th, 2018

Cliff Notez is a musician and digital artist who knows all about the hustle. Yet in his own activism and work he has also found the tools to take care of himself and his mental health. In a conversation about art, hip hop, and activism he shares this...Show More

41:45 | Jun 20th, 2018

Reginald Fils has been a social entrepreneur since eighth grade and ever since then his activism has been rich in hustle. He talks to us about a topic that makes us squirm: networking. This Gen Z activist’s passion for fashion and youth engagement wi...Show More

44:32 | Jun 6th, 2018

In our first interview episode we hear from Angelica Maria Aguilera, a poet who uses her spoken and written words to fight injustice. She gives us insight into poetry and art as activism. She also discusses with Lina how showing up in certain spaces ...Show More

25:44 | May 22nd, 2018

This is Episode 0 of The Activist Hustle, rebooted. Hear how the podcast came to be and get acquainted with The Activist Hustle team: Lina, Rachel, and Brandon.