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Folkslore: Amazing Aloe

by on May 6, 2019 0


In this episode of Folkslore, we learn about one woman’s obsession with aloe vera plants, and how they helped save her business. If you have a Folkslore story, share it with us! Call 1-833-GOT-LORE or send us a message at



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Real Talk: Sage Adams

by on April 29, 2019 0

Congratulations to the winner of our pilot competition, Ambar Navarro! Watch the first video in her series, “Real Talk.”
Multi-medium artist Sage Adams didn’t see themselves in traditional creative spaces, so they’re taking it upon themselves to change that.



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Sea of Change: Lava Mae

by on March 18, 2019 0

Over a quarter of the total houseless population in the United States resides in California. (sourcePer Doniece Sandoval, the founder of Lava Mae, one of the most essential resources to help folks get out of houselessness is access to a clean shower and toilet. How will someone be able to find a job, rent a place, go to the doctor, if they’re unable to clean themselves? Founded in 2013, Lava Mae provides showers and toilets on wheels to folks experiencing houselessness across California.
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