2020-2021 Podcasters

Jorge

Felix

Gabriella

Pia

The Club Stride Podcasters Team hosts a variety video series that is streamed through Spodify, Apple Music, Google Music and YouTube with entertaining and informative discussion about relevant youth issues.  The series includes commentary, interviews, discussion and other forms of digital audio/video focused (in part) on key strategies to support social media campaigns that advance criminal justice reform.  
Currently studying Bio Med in college, Daisaku Edwards continues to support community efforts through public speaking and community organizing.  He is the staff intern responsible for audio podcasts, including storytelling/writing and research.  
Staff Intern, Neveah Wyatt is responsible for working with her team to create video podcasts.  Her favorite form of expression is dancing and one of her greatest accomplishments was when she became a student representative during tenth grade.  Neveah has a heart for advocacy and a strong voice.  She continues to grow in leadership and works hard to support her team.
April Jaeanne Madden loves poetry, books and most things involving words.  April has a history as a debater and is a strong speaker and leader.  She enjoys discussion, and is a level headed leader who cares deeply.

Felix Jean Nicole graduated from Mare Island Technical Academy this year. His favorite forms of expression are art and cosplay and he loves to dress up as his favorite characters, which helps him to express things that he is unable to, through art.  His most memorable achievement is winning four Acadeca medals. His favorite person is his sister, whom he loves so, so much.  Felix wants to be an animator.

Gabriella Pasami is a powerful speaker.  Her favorite forms of expression are drawing and writing. Growing up, she found it hard to use her voice to express herself, and resorted to using creativity communicate.  He most treasured accomplishments are winning 2 county spelling bees and maintaining good grades throughout her school years.  She enjoys spending time with younger children in her neighborhood, saying  "they have helped me immensely to get through tough times."   She enjoys  anime, video games, and playing ukulele.   Gabriella wants a career in criminal justice and is currently exploring the legal field.

Jorge Peter Burtulfo has maintained a grade point average of over 3.5.  He has bee an honor roll student since attendingkindergarten. He held a part-time job, took two college classes, and earned good grades during his sophomore.  He says that it "was stressful honestly, but being able to pull it through the whole year was something I never expected."  His favorite forms of expression is dancing and listening to music. " I also like dancing because I danced a lot when I was in my elementary and it was fun to let things be free."  HIs favorite person is his grandaunt, who has always helped him withschool work and taken care of him when I was young. "Even though she was strict with me at times, she was like a second mom to me."
Jorge also enjoys watching anime, playing videogames, and research.  He wants to pursue a career in the medical field.  
Jamier Harris attends Mare Island Technology Academy.  His favorite form of expression is reading.  He was eighth grade president, which is one of his most memorable accomplishments.  Jamier's favorite person is musician Beyonce Knowles, who inspires him to work hard for what he wants.
Ella Mishra has a huge interest in reading and school, and she aspires to be a lawyer.  Her favorite people are family, friends and teachers and one of her favorite terms of expression is singing. "I don't know why but I am very into singing at the top of my lungs to Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift, and the original cast of Hamilton."  She has also always had an interest in drawing dragons from the book series Wings of Fire and admits to having a huge imagination, which allows her to use art!  She is a member of the Bay Area Urban Debate League, where she finds debate fun.  Her favorite food is homemade Indian food made by her grandmothers.  She enjoys learning new things, which is one of the reasons that she chose to join Club Stride, but the main reason that she chose to participate is that she wants to help the world. Her life goal is to positively change someone's life.  "I have huge opinions and I can't wait to use them to change the world!"

Pia Amor's favorite forms of expression are either reading or creating something in the kitchen.  Reading helps Pia to escape from the real world by visualizing stories outside what she already knows.  Baking distracts her from what is going on in my life.   Pia's greatest accomplishments are earning beyond some of the academic requirements from school and attaining a GPA of 4.0 and higher in all of her high school experience.  Her favorite person is her grandma, because she gives out tough love energy without driving Pia crazy.