Found In Translation Episode 329: Host Ray Collazo is joined by co-host Margo Porras of the “Books vs. Movies” Podcast for part II of our Live show from Barrio Logan/Chicano Park community of San Diego. Porras and Collazo discuss her book “Growing Up In La Colonia” and a variety of topics with special guests. James Garcia of Vanguardia Arizona shares his thoughts on the state of Latino media; Naomi Shelton of KIPP Foundation on why... Read more
Found In Translation Episode 328: Host Ray Collazo is joined by special co-hosts Margo Porras of the “Books vs. Movies” Podcast and ‘The Cuban Lion’ Nissim Leon for a very special two part show live from the Por Vida Café in the Barrio Logan/Chicano Park community of San Diego. Porras shares the legacy of Chicano Park and how it symbolizes the history of resistance and community for Latinos in San Diego. Max Gonzales of Chicanos Po... Read more
Found In Translation Episode 327: Ray Collazo analyzes the potential impact on the recently announced “Public Charge Rule” on immigrants and all Americans. Collazo also shares what this announcement really means for our politics and where we can find information to advocate for our immigrant families moving forward. Flippin’ Texas: The most important announcement that will impact 2020 elections took place today with the news that a... Read more
Found In Translation Episode 326: Hosts Ray Collazo and Dionely Reyes are joined by Joel Berrocal of the National Puerto Rican Chamber of Commerce to discuss this week’s hottest headlines. Latinos Under Attack: The tragedies of El Paso, Dayton and Mississippi make it clear that Latinos are literally under attack in this country. What do we do now to protect each other and unite for real change? And what does Collazo strongly belie... Read more
We're back for Night 2 and another post-#DemDebate discussion! Did Uncle Joe show that he can lead with a vision rather than defend his record? Did Karmala Harris and Julian Castro build on their strong performances in Miami? Was about housing, TPS or what just happened in Puerto Rico? Found in Translation host Rafael Collazo and producer Elbert Garcia are joined by a trio of seasoned #PoCPundits to answer those questions and mor... Read more
Leo A Perales of the The Perales Report joins the Found in Translation crew Tuesday night to discuss what went down on the first night of the Democratic debate in Detroit. Warren and Sanders shine, but others like Wlliamson and Bullock capture the spotlight. As do GOP framing around healthcare, immigration and the economy. And let's not forget Puerto Rico -- cause everyone sure did. The question remains -- on the heels of last week... Read more
Found In Translation Episode 323: Hosts Ray Collazo and Dionely Reyes are joined by Kyle Darby of REFORM Alliance. Panel discusses what this historic moment for Puerto Rico means for the island, the diaspora and U.S. politics. What lessons can we learn from island’s movement that was able to get Governor to resign in merely two weeks? Kyle Darby shares goals and strategies to reform criminal justice system in Pennsylvania and throu... Read more
Found In Translation Episode 322: Host Ray Collazo shares his thoughts on historic moment of Puerto Rican resistance, calling on Governor Ricardo Rossello, Jr. to resign. Collazo discusses how we got to this moment and how Rossello's shameful performance on Fox New epitomizes the colonial mentality. What challenges lay ahead for Puerto Rican people? He predicts fate of Governor Rossello and reveals who he believes should run for go... Read more
Episode #321: How long will Gov. Rosello survive in PR? NBC News' Nicole Acevedo and community activists Madeleine Villanueva and Jason Ortiz join the Found in Translation podcast to discuss the situation on the island. Is this a moment or a movement for the Puerto Rican diaspora? PLUS: Our thoughts on President Trump's racist remarks against the squad and the our initial thoughts on the next Dem debate in Detroit.
Found In Translation Episode 320: Host Ray Collazo is joined by guest co-hosts Christina Vega and Zulma Robles. Crew discusses the power of leadership, the latest news headlines of disgraced leaders from Washington, the Border and Puerto Rico and summer Salsa dancing. Collazo also analyzes the rise of Senators Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris in the polls and what’s next for Senator Bernie Sanders and Julian Castro. Support the L... Read more
Found In Translation Episode 318: Ray Collazo, Yashira “Yaya” Rivera and Samantha Gonzalez discuss the personal cost of the ongoing border crisis. What do we do with the anger we live with everyday as immigrants are literally being tortured by our government? And how do we manage the guilt many of us face with the feeling that we are not doing enough? From the border to our streets, our community is experiencing attacks and stigmas... Read more
Biden, Harris, Bernie, Mayor Pete and whole slot of others were looking to make it past Night 2 and onto Detroit next month. Who won? Who lost? Whose message most resonated with people of color? Law@the Margins' Elbert Garcia, James Garcia of Vanguard Arizona join Rafael Collazo discuss these questions and more as they recap the second night of the first Democratic Party Presidential debate on June 27th.
Law@the Margins' Elbert Garcia Ray to lead an onine discussion just after the first Democratic Party Presidential debate on June 26th. Who won? Who lost? Whose message most resonated with people of color? Join us as we invite folks to tell us their take on the debate's first night and if anyone positioned themselves to be the next President of the United States.
Found In Translation Episode 315: Found In Translation with Host Ray Collazo is back to discuss this week’s political headlines with co-host Elbert Garcia. Collazo and Garcia analyze the coverage of AOC’s ‘Concentration Camp’ analogy and the true crisis facing our country. Garcia reveals who is trying to take political advantage of this situation. Collazo and Garcia preview the upcoming Presidential debates and the lessons learned ... Read more
Found In Translation Episode 314: Host Ray Collazo is joined by Edwin Desamour to discuss what fatherhood means in 2019. Desamour and Collazo touch on a wide range of topics related to unique challenges of fatherhood for Latino men from the inner city. Associate Producer Samantha Gonzalez joined the conversation to provide her perspective as a daughter. Speaking of daughters, “The Dominican Baller” Jorge Martinez joins show to disc... Read more
Rays Talk Show Episode 313: Hosts Ray Collazo and Yashira “Yaya” Rivera broadcast Live from the opening night of the Philadelphia Latino Film Festival. Collazo and Rivera are joined on the red carpet by festival organizers Marangeli Mejia-Rabell and Laiza Montanez to discuss the need to highlight Latino representation in film. Collazo and Rivera also interview leaders Yvette Nunez and Fernando Torres about what the festival means t... Read more
Rays Talk Show Episode 312: Host Ray Collazo is joined by special guest host Monica Parrilla. The “Comadre of North Philly” and Ray discuss this week’s hottest headlines: What’s Next For North Philly? Collazo and Parrilla discuss what Councilwoman Maria Quinones-Sanchez means for Philadelphia and what’s lessons did we learn from Tuesday’s elections. Opiod Crisis: Kensington community of Philadelphia is ground zero of Opiod Crisis ... Read more
Rays Talk Show Episode 311: Host Ray Collazo breaks down what this week’s news related to abortion rights and immigration means for us now and in the upcoming 2020 elections. He shares the real agenda behind these state abortion laws and how women of color could be greatly impacted. Collazo also reveals his analysis and endorsements for the upcoming Primary Elections in Philadelphia on Tuesday, May 21st. Collazo is joined by spe... Read more
Rays Talk Show Episode 310: Host Ray Collazo is joined by Julie Viera and Chantel Brown of the Viera Vida Radio Show. Viera Vida Experience: Julie and Chantel discuss how they have crafted the Viera Vida brand to be a platform for Latina sisterhood and unity. They explain how to take sisterhood to action and how they have used the platform to grow out of their own insecurities. Mother’s Day: The crew discusses what the Mother’s in ... Read more
Rays Talk Show Episode 309: Host Ray Collazo is joined by guest hosts Yaya Rivera, Abe Amoros, Vanessa Maria Graber, Dionely Reyes and Leo Perales on this special Presidential Lotería show. This episode is a series of clips from conversations the crew has been having for months with Ray on the Presidential campaign. We provide in-depth analysis of EVERY Democratic Presidential candidate and discuss what is important to us and our c... Read more