Episode 7

Published on:

17th Jan 2020

007: Meet Shannon Perez-Darby

Activist and author Shannon Perez-Darby speaks on discord in activist communities, patterns of domestic violence, creating accountability, the role of government & law, and developing transformative justice. Then Sarah and Aisha discuss how Star Wars has framed their lives, before reviewing episode IX of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Episode 007 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

“’I Get by With a Little Help from My Friends’: Ending Domestic Violence One Friendship at a Time” by Shannon Perez-Darby, in Friendship as Social Justice Activism: Critical Solidarities in a Global Perspective 

“The Secret Joy of Accountability: Self-Accountability as a Building Block for Change” by Shannon Perez-Darby, in The Revolution Starts at Home: Confronting Intimate Partner Violence in Activist Communities

“Queers Kissing and Accountability” by Shannon Perez-Darby, in Learning Good Consent: On Healthy Relationships and Survivor Support

“‘Hey, I Thought You Were Gay:’ On Supporting Our Loved Ones Without Giving Up Ourselves” by Shannon Perez-Darby in Trans-Kin: A Guide for Family and Friends of Transgender People

The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism by Naomi Klein

“In The Heat Of The Moment: How Intense Emotions Transform Us” on Hidden Brain

Building Accountable Communities Video Series (via Barnard College)

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

The Mandalorian

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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.