Episode 6

Published on:

10th Jan 2020

006: Meet Raven Juarez

Seattle artist, presenter, and educator Raven Juarez shares stories about her artwork, and describes scenes from her life. She also tells us about the Reggio Emilia approach to early childhood education, which she practices in her daily work as a Lead Preschool Teacher. Raven then joins in a conversation about Seattle’s recent successes and remaining challenges on the 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Episode 006 is hosted by Aisha Hauser and Sarah Mayes. You can support the show and learn how to join our community at: https://www.patreon.com/bythesound


Raven Juarez Art

Raven Juarez on Instagram

Kehinde Wiley: “A New Republic” at SAM (April-May 2016)

Roaring Mouse Creative Arts Studio

The Hundred Languages of Children: The Reggio Emilia Experience in Transformation, by Carolyn Edwards, Lella Gandini, and George Forman

Bambini: The Italian Approach to Infant/Toddler Care, by Lella Gandini

Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children, by Lisa Daly

Beautiful Stuff! : Learning with Found Materials, by Lella Gandini and Cathy Weisman Topal

Fairy Dust Teaching

Teacher Tom

Finding Fred

Broad City

New signage could make Seattle more accessible for pedestrians with disabilities

Americans with Disabilities Act - Findings, Purpose, and History 

Vanessa Rodriguez’s VR Accounting Services

Show artwork for By the Sound

About the Podcast

By the Sound
Seattle's community-invested podcast
Aisha Hauser, Raven Juarez, and Sarah Mayes meet with the brightest minds in Seattle and the PNW for storytelling, new ideas, and inspiration. The hosts discuss art and pop culture, as well as local news and politics.

By the Sound is a community-invested podcast that uses listener donations to support the show's guests and co-hosts while building community for listeners. You can join our Seattle-based community at https://patreon.com/ByTheSound

About your hosts

Aisha Hauser

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Aisha Hauser is a self proclaimed LOUD TALKER, both literally and figuratively. As an accomplished religious educator, facilitator, author and advocate of equity and justice, she has made waves calling out bullshit in all its forms. One friend named her a "Purveyor of Joyful Shitstorms."
Along with working to dismantle institutional racism, Aisha LOVES to teach, train and talk about healthy sexuality! Aisha is an approved trainer for the Our Whole Lives sexuality education program. This is a sex affirming and sex positive program offered in Unitarian Universalist and United Church of Christ congregations all over the U.S. and Canada.
Aisha was born in Egypt and has lived in five different states and three different countries.

Raven Juarez

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Born and based in Seattle, Raven Juarez is a contemporary native artist, teacher, and presenter.

Juarez attended Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, NY and spent a year abroad in Florence, Italy, to study painting, drawing, print-making as well as Italian art and film history. She graduated in 2013 with a BA in the liberal arts, with concentrations in Child Psychology/Development and Visual Arts.
Raven is the Lead Preschool Teacher at a small Creative Arts Preschool in North Seattle. In her free time, she teaches private art classes, hosts and facilitates community events, and creates her own work which can be viewed at ravenjuarez.com.

Sarah Mayes

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A lifelong political nerd, Sarah Mayes has worked for four lawmakers; most recently at Seattle City Council. Sarah earned her BA in History from Reed College, and has spent nearly half of her life working in libraries. Sarah is a transgender woman, and a single mother of two boys. She has lived in Seattle since 2006.

Chelsea Alvarez

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Chelsea Alvarez writes things for money. She has raised children, grown flowers, and eaten cruciferous vegetables in the PNW since time immemorial. Hit her up for tips on lipstick shades, uses for Karam’s Garlic Sauce, and sponsorship opportunities.