Are We Going To Be OK?
Each week KUOW’s Jeannie Yandel and Zaki Hamid join with community members from different corners of our city to talk about how we’re handling this new (and hopefully temporary) reality. Together we’ll explore important tips and tactics and we want YOU to be part of this conversation.
Join us live and share how you’re coping:
You can also send your questions and comments to us via twitter @KUOWengage.
Ep. 10: Are We Going To Be OK? For Black journalists on the frontlines of the #BLM movement, objectivity does not mean neutrality
Award-winning duo Tonya Mosley and Phyllis Fletcher of 'Black in Seattle' talk protests and journalism in the midst of an uprising and a pandemic.
Ep. 9: Are Our Schools Going to Be OK? At 16, cops kneeled on Jerome Hunter's neck. Now he's a teacher.
As the U.S. reckons with the Black Lives Matter movement, Seattle School For Boys co-founder Jerome Hunter says the time is now for Problem Based Learning and listening to youth.
Ep. 8: Are We Going to Be OK? Cartoonist Ellen Forney says bipolar disorder prepared her for the Covid-19 pandemic
As many struggle with anxiety and depression during lockdown, some with a history of mental health challenges are putting to work tools they relied on well before coronavirus.
Ep. 7: Are We Going to Be OK? James Beard Award-winning Seattle chef says the community is his bailout
Chef Edourado Jordan turns Salare into a community kitchen and finds that being a big name doesn't protect his small businesses from the economic crisis of Covid-19.
Artist SassyBlack finds new ways to reach fans and explores the meaning of creative genius with Malcolm Gladwell during the Covid-19 lockdown.
'For Colored Girls Who Travel' blogger Jodi-Ann Burey finds new adventures and old racism while rediscovering Seattle's wild spaces during the pandemic.
For interfaith leader and Harvard grad Aneelah Afzali, the coinciding of Covid-19 and Ramadan brings unexpected opportunities and challenges.
Ep. 3: Are We Going to Be OK? Does wearing pants during Zoom calls count as self-care? Ishea Brown says yes.
Curiosity Club's resident style icon says finding your inner fashionista might be the first step to feeling better in quarantine.
Author Ruchika Tulshyan weighs the risks of staying in the US as the pandemic spreads while also navigating lockdown with her three-year-old.
"Art comes out of pain," says Seattle's Youth Corps director James Miles. What we do with that art once the pandemic passes is up to us.