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In this episode, we will be talking with Ranice Innocent, a Seattle-based educator whose work is focused on equity, social justice, diversity and inclusion, team building, emotional intelligence, experiential education and community development.
We start off Season Two of the Evolution of AloHā by talking with Emareena Daniels, a master educator and leading expert in adult learning inside prisons and jails, and on free campuses, as people transition into education after returning to their communities. Daniels is a skilled facilitator and speaker with an extensive and varied background in adult education, instructional design, curriculum building, and program development. They hold an M.S. degree in Teaching, General Arts, and Letters from Portland State University and a B.A. in Communications from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.Em Daniels is the author of Building a Trauma-Responsive Educational Practice a timely manual that presents a new perspective on teaching and learning focused on countering the impacts of trauma on adults’ ability to learn. 
In this last episode of 2021, Gerry talks story with Fleur Larsen, Seattle-based racial justice facilitator and seasoned consultant about Gracious Anger and the need for ALL women to come together to heal our society.
In this episode, Gerry talks story with Kelsay Myers about the launch of her latest program s(e)oul expressions : : a transformative experience for Korean adoptees, Korean adopted and displaced persons. 
In Episode 9 of the Mixed Plate Podcast, Gerry and Dr. Nina Kim Hanson bring an abundance of complex topics about being an Asian-American woman in politics, raising mixed-race kids, leading with love and Aloha despite the adversities, decolonizing the way we lead and the nuances and intricacies of being a woman of color navigating a Eurocentric world.
In this pre-recorded Podcast, Gerry gathers with Superintendent Will Nelson (Blackfeet) of the La Conner School District and Chelsea Craig (Tulalip), Cultural Specialist, and Asst. Principal of Quil Ceda Tulalip Elementary of the Marysville School District to discuss how Indigenous teaching is based on the nature and quality of communicating at all levels of being. Educating the Whole Child. 
In this episode, Gerry talks story with the amazing Gabrielle Kazuko Nomura Gainor. We share our experiences about multi-racial identity and how this gift allows us to be in relationship with all of our cultures.  We also discuss how the dichotomous nature of being both the colonizer and the colonized with grace leads to healing seven generations. 
In this Episode of the mix plate podcast, Gerry talk's story with Sarah Chan, owner of Calypso Kitchen in Bellingham, WA about sharing a meal and transformative conversations that happen around the table.
In this exciting 5th episode of the Mixed Plate Podcast, Gerry talks story with Dr. Baozhen Luo. They engage in conversations about navigating racism in the world of western academia, the process of decolonization, and the tools of A.L.O.H.A to unpack racism and engage in anti-racism work.
In this Podcast you get to hear Gerry speak at the professional leadership conference for the Sierra Pacific Lutheran Synod at South Lake Tahoe about her dissertation work and upcoming book,  "The Evolution Of AloHā."  The speech was given on October 14th, 2021. 
Naomi Pierce graduated from Western Washington University in 2021 with a double bachelor's in communications and sociology. Currently residing in the Seattle region working in the automotive and power tool industry. 
On the second episode of the Mixed Plate Podcast, Gerry talks with Dr. Janis Velasquez Farmer about the model minority. Together, the dissect and explore the system that is operating exactly as it was intended and the call to action to change it. Janis talks about the assimilation of immigrant groups and her own families story in coming form the Philippines. She describes the powerful allure of what it is to arrive at the social status of 'able to exclude" and juxtaposes that idea with the concept of white white supremacy. Janis shares her concept of Critical Hope and Gerry adds in her concept of Gracious Anger. The two use their doctoral discoveries to find a path forward that is inclusive to all and recognizes the stories of others.
In this first episode of the Mixed Plate Podcast, Gerry talks with her husband, business partner and co-author - Jeremy D. Tunnell. Gerry & Jeremy went through and graduated from the Whole Systems Design Master's Program with Antioch University Seattle prior to Gerry enrolling in her doctoral program. They met in May of 2003 and have been business partners since 2004.  They married in 2006 and have been cultivating ideas and growing opportunities every since. In this Podcast, Gerry asks Jeremy about his journey toward decolonization and dismantling his own whiteness. They explore the origins of race and whiteness. Jeremy's current projects include his blog Dismantling Whiteness and beginning of a book project called The Colonized Mind. He is a partner and lead facilitator for their consulting firm Co3 Consulting. 
Ep. 17 - Daphne Littlebear

Ep. 17 - Daphne Littlebear


In this episode, Dr. G talks with Indigenous educator and doctoral candidate Daphne Littlebear about  P.L.A.C.E curriculum and forming your Pueblo Cloud. People: IntergenerationalLand: SourceArt: GratitudeCulture: ResilienceEcology: NetworksDaphne Littlebear is from Tamaya, Santa Ana Pueblo, and is a descendant of the Mvskoke, Yuchi, and Shawnee Nations, where she resides. Music and dancing provide so much joy and healing to Daphne, she engages in many of the cultural dances of her communities.​Daphne is currently completing her doctoral degree at Arizona State University studying social justice education, education policy, and Indigenous education. The current working title of her dissertation is, “Affirming the Educational Sovereignty of Santa Ana Pueblo: The Intersections Community Based Education, Western Schooling, and Tribal Citizenship”.​Daphne is the Research and Evaluation Manager at the National Indian Education Association serving tribal colleges and universities. Daphne has had the opportunity to work in the education field for over ten years with various organizations, she believes, advocates and is a champion of educational sovereignty for Tribal Nations.
In this episode,  Dr. G talks story with Dr. Shukri Olow, a beautifully fierce Muslim woman and proud refugee from Somalia running for State Representative, 47th Legislative District which includes the city of Kent, Covington, and Auburn, WA. 
In this episode, Dr. G talks story with Dr. Sonya-Prajna Patrick, an end-of-life or death doula, about decolonizing the narrative of death. 
In this episode, Dr. G talks story with Mindy Woods as she shares her story about her, and her son's lived experiences of homelessness and how she uses her stories to uplift her community.
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