Welcome to Episode # 013! “The Kickstarter Special” In this podcast we discuss funding a film using the crowd-funding platform Kickstarter as well as highlight our screening at the Denver Sie Film Center.

Welcome to Episode # 012! “No Revolutions Without Poets” In this podcast we speak to Charleen Ramirez-Mares, principal and teacher at La Academia Denver Inner City Parish. We talk about the powerful experience of learning and teaching the famous poem, “I Am Joaquín”, written by Rodolfo “Corky” Gonzales in 1969.

Welcome to Episode # 011! “¿Guasyousaynmeng?! (What Are You Saying, Man?)” We’re back in Denver after an incredible week at Hispanicize in Miami, an event focused on Latino trendsetters and newsmakers in journalism, blogging, marketing, entertainment and tech entrepreneurship! We interviewed nearly 30 different mega influencers within the Latino community, and connected with hundreds of other incredible ñs and Fr’ñs. Along the way, we lived and breathed the Cuban culture and we’ve been dying to share how we got “Hispanicized!”

Welcome to Episode # 010! Where we interview ñ, Danett Hernandez, and her husband, Miles Wartes – both actors who were in the controversial Coca-Cola Superbowl commercial in 2014…

Welcome Podcast Episode # 009! In this weeks podcast we discuss the transition that ñs and their families go through when they leave for college. We first discussed Irene, who struggled a great deal with her parents as they labeled her choices to move away from home to attend graduate school as “white” and a “betrayal” to her family. Next, we discuss Bianca, about 20 years younger than Irene. Bianca is the first to graduate from her family and now she envisions leaving Denver for graduate school.

Hello! This is Podcast Episode # 008! Where we share the behind the scenes look at young ñs in LA. This week we will be discussing Young ñs in LA. Last week, while in LA,  Denise and Henry spent a day on set at East Los High and met with Pastor Gabe over breakfast, former Youth Pastor turned Pastor for Latinos and ñs.

Hello! This is Podcast Episode # 007! Denise and Henry discuss the significance of one’s name, how it connects with identity and the people around them. We share a clip of an interview with Gerardo Lopez, a gang violence prevention advocate who recalls his struggle with people mispronouncing his name and how he used to long for a name that was easy to pronounce like Zach or Slater. Next, we share Jenny Anna Santos’ story, who recalls her grandmother pronouncing her name with a soft ‘J’, her birth certificate showing her name spelled in a more ‘American’ way, and struggling with how other’s pronounce latino names and how this can directly connect with how one connects with their own culture.

Hello! This is Podcast Episode # 006! 5280 Magazine has just published an article by Mary Clare Fisher! With this great media attention, we are hearing from many people and how they heard about the project. We love it, so keep them coming! Next, we’re speaking at the Inner City Parrish school this week – excited to share about ñ with youth!

Welcome to Episode # 005! Update: We’re On the Cover of Westword. A huge thanks to the writer, Kyle Harris for doing a great job. Speaking Engagements: North High School has invited us to join their community for the day to count ñs! Project ñ Socials: Our First ñ Social at the SIE Film Center was so much fun…

Welcome to Episode # 004! We’re On the Cover: During this episode we feature our excitement (and frankly a bit of disbelief) for our upcoming cover article in Denver’s Westword newspaper. Being Nimble: Next, we share an invaluable experience where being nimble and being able to pivot strategic directions when necessary has proven to be essential…

Welcome to Episode # 003! During this episode we start off by discussing the real numbers when posting video content on Facebook and YouTube. Next, a very important UPDATE! We are asking all ñs to stand up and be counted!  We have just launched a campaign on our site asking all ñs to enter themselves in our count to show to the world that ñs Count! …

Welcome to Episode # 002! During this episode we discuss why we love our first vignette with ñ Lupe Hirt, the different and extraordinary reasons why we chose Charles Carpenter for our second episode and the powerful experience Denise had during her in-depth interview with Henry. Next, we share what its like to be the interviewees for Denver’s Westword newspaper…

Episode 001: Welcome to the first session of the Project ñ Podcast! For our first session, we spend some time introducing ourselves, our intention for the podcast series and we define what an ñ is and what Project ñ is…