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Re-Imagination Nation, We Imagine US

Re-Imagination Nation with Maria Hinojosa

Re-Imagination Nation with Maria Hinojosa: is a companion series to The Long Way Around and delves more deeply into the issues raised in the fiction series. It features interviews with thought leaders, artists, and activists who are members of SCoRE (Solidarity Council on Racial Equity) including Michelle Alexander, Ava DuVernay, Saru Jayaraman, Heather McGhee, Linda Sarsour, and others. Listen to all the episodes below.

Published on: August 16, 2023

The Long Way Around, We Imagine US

The Long Way Around

The Long Way Around: Futuro Media’s first fiction podcast series tells the story of a Black American father and his Black Vietnamese American daughter who set out across the United States in hope of rebuilding their lives. From the impact of incarceration on parents and children to issues of immigration, environmental racism, and the fight for fair wages, this audio drama written by Emmy winning screenwriter Trey Ellis offers a moving and clear-eyed look at our contemporary struggles and how, through solidarity, we can make a change. With a focus on representation and centering voices of color, this series presents an expansive multicultural cast and creative team, including Emmy Award-winner Karrueche Tran.

Published on: August 15, 2023

Animated Series, We Imagine US

We Imagine… Us Animated Series

In addition, an animated shorts series titled The We Imagine…. Us Animation Series: features characters from The Long Way Around with insights from Michelle Alexander, John Legend, and Heather McGhee. The powerful visual works were directed and written by Trey Ellis and created with The Animation Lounge.

Published on: August 13, 2023

Animated Series, Re-Imagination Nation, The Long Way Around, We Imagine US

The We Imagine… Us Project

We Imagine…Us, from Futuro Unidad Hinojosa, is a groundbreaking podcast and multimedia project that aims to inspire communities to envision how they can work together to create a world that is truly equitable for all.

The We Imagine…Us project consists of two interlocking series that will explore and reflect on themes of racial solidarity and equity:

Published on: August 9, 2023