Are You One of Us?

Around this circle apathy is our enemy, so in this episode we’re asking you to take a small step to show your support of our mission to inspire and equip our tribes to #DoMoreGood. This podcast is an invitation to summarize how we intend to make a positive impact and we need your help. Press play now for a quick recap of our first eleven episodes featuring voices of recent guests, as well as a few Ambassadors, to beat back the notion that the haters are winning!

Show Notes

Sponsor message donated to Californians for Safety and Justice by The Ambassadors Circle 

  • Are You One of Us? The Ambassadors Circle is a collective that inspires and equips all of us to #DoMoreGood. If balance, intelligence,health, nature, progress and the bond between positive people are values you appreciate… show your support by connecting with us on social and joining our eNewsletter at

  • Several folks around our circle including John Yi and Leila Monroe indicated that homeless was one of the top Bay Area issues on their mind so we dove in and chatted with experts in the field of #SFhomlessproject. Press play on episodes featuring Dir. Jeff Kositsky and Deputy Dir. Sam Dodge who both work for SF’s new Dept. of Homelessness & Supportive Housing which consolidates all of the city’s agencies under one roof. Then hear how the Downtown Streets Team has helped 1000 homeless individuals with shelter and employment in the last 10 years and get inspired by Barry Stenger who leads the team at St. Anthony’s which provides 2500 meals a day to folks in need in the Trendyloin!

  • Christelle de Castro, a creative director and photographer born in the Philippines, raised in the Bay Area and grindin’ her way through the NYC fashion photography talks to us about the hustle that landed her film project "Open Up" on Business of Fashion’s Top 10 fashion films of the season.

  • July 2016 was plagued with the world watching young black men die on their mobile phone screens on the wrong side of police gunfire on on #LastWeekSucked - So Can We Talk About It and Holler if You Hear Me we take a moment to let folks from our circle air out their feelings, frustrations and desire to see things change.

  • As a follow up to these conversations stay tuned for an upcoming episode featuring SF Police Commissioner president Suzy Loftus, SF Deputy Chief of Staff for Public Safety Paul Henderson and Executive Director of Mo'Magic Sheryl Davis where we go deeper with folks who work daily to change the police/community dynamics in San Francisco.

  • Do you work at a corporation that has a corporate social responsibility (CSR) program? We hope so! In Will CSR be CPR for Communities in Need? we chat with Dolby’s community relations director Joan Scott as well as Urban Ed Academy Exec. Director Randy Seriguchi to see how both corporations and nonprofits are working for peeps who need help. If you work for a company doing good things hit us on social and let us know about it. We’re always looking for inspiring stories especially about innovative strategic partnerships that are making a positive impact!

  • Gender equity is in the air and in When Women Are Stronger...We All Rise Women’s Funding Network CEO Cynthia Nimmo, Kirsty Burrow and Spark’s Exec. Dir. Amanda Brock school us on how we all can join in on the fight to achieve gender equality worldwide by 2030.

  • Plus, stay tuned for an upcoming episode featuring Kim Almeida from Levis and Ayesha Barenblat from Remake who enlightened us about sustainable fashion and social justice. Do you know who made your clothes?

  • On 360BayArea we love to get down with colorful voices from all around the Bay and in our episode How It Goes Down… In Japantown we journey to the Far East by way of San Francisco’s Nihonmachi (or Japantown) Street Festival to acquaint our circle a bit more with our Asian Pacific neighbors.

  • No you’re right… there are more wild climate catastrophe more than ever these days! Being that we love nature and our planet around here we seek help and advice from a true protector of mother earth in It’s Official! Planet Earth Needs Some Damn Good Lawyers.

  • And for The Last Word... peep ex NFL player and commentator Shannon Sharpe speaking at length about his thought son NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem. It’s worth watching!

Production: Sound Design by Courtney Grace with Production Assistance from Christianne Harder and Jen Huynh with Hosts by Courtney Grace and j-

Music: 360BayArea intro music by Courtney Grace with vocals by Elle T
Featured music by Haf-Time “So Many Things”, Danny Swain “Oh My”, SK Austen “Love is Gone” and Low Hanging Fruit “Jizz Jazz”, “Bangers and Mash”, and “Gooda”, clark kent “harambe”, Ben Sound “House”, OneZion “America”, illfigure "Only If Your Heart (in it)", SPACE COMMANDER ZERO "My Only Dream" and "A Series of Bad Decisions"

Featured Quick clips:
Redman “Time 4 sum Aktion
KRS-One "Sound of da Police"
Nujabes "Aruarian Dance"
Post Malone “White Iverson

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