ThisisEdafeOkporo

ThisisEdafeOkporo

www.edafeokporo.com
A series about what it’s really like to start a life in a new country as a political refugee. Description by The Pont LLC


Abolishing immigration detention César Cuauhtémoc García Hernández Author of Migrating to Prison
Jan 15 • 29 min
For most of America’s history, we simply did not lock people up for migrating here. Yet over the last thirty years, the federal and state governments have increasingly tapped their powers to incarcerate people accused of violating immigration laws. As a…
How to seek asylum in the United States
Jan 8 • 11 min
This is a podcast on how to seek asylum in the United States based on my experience as an asylum seeker and refugee in the United States, I work as the executive director of RDJ refugee shelter in Harlem. To learn more about my work and to contact me…
Mindset 2020, the advice you need to start your new year.
Dec 19, 2019 • 6 min
This lesson is centuries old, this philosophy has been popularized and sometimes mistaken for narcissism on social media. The core idea is to stop waiting for someone to choose you on their subjective list, learning to pick yourself. Listen to the podcast…
Publishing your first Art book With Mikael Owunna the author of limitless Africans
Dec 11, 2019 • 31 min
I’m joined today by someone who is no longer new to this journey. Mikael Owunna a photographer and Engineer. His debut art book Limitless Africans, is finally out. He joins me to discuss the journey of publishing is debut work and to inspire you to…
What will a $1000 do for LGBTQ equality
Dec 3, 2019 • 23 min
LGBTQ equality fight is a global fight, this episode of the podcast I spoke with two of the finalist who qualified for a fund I created, here is the response. Thank you for listening and for supporting our show, to learn more about the work I do please…
Asking for help is a strength and not a weakness
Nov 26, 2019 • 12 min
In our modern day society we need to recognize that strength does not co-relate to our ability to keep quiet when we need help on any particular issue we are facing. This podcast discuss about the importance of asking for help! To learn more please visit:…
Organization internal culture inspired by the leader
Nov 19, 2019 • 11 min
Not profit are messy but a leader openness to learn from his team, creates trust and changes the internal culture of the organization. To learn more please visit: RDJ refugee shelter —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Why your image matter with AIMA consulting
Nov 13, 2019 • 17 min
You are going to a place where no one understands but you have to be consistent and keep your vision in mind. To learn more please visit https://www.aimaimageconsulting.com/ —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
How to prevent burnout
Nov 10, 2019 • 9 min
Set outside time to do nothing, recovering from a set back in your life and business. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
The American dream is still here
Nov 6, 2019 • 20 min
I spoke with a hard working immigrant, a riso bike artist if you know what that is? for more info on the artist please visit AUTHORIZED TO WORK https://authorizedtowork.us/ —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
You can only control how you play
Nov 3, 2019 • 11 min
This conclude the asylum podcast series, with a speech on what you have control over. It is one of the best action steps you can take in creating change. Regular podcast will continue on this channel. more information please visit:…
Writing your first book With Okechukwu Nzelu the author of the The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney
Nov 1, 2019 • 22 min
I’m joined today by someone who is no longer new to this journey. Okechukwu Nzelu a writer and teacher. His debut novel The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney, is finally out. He joins me to discuss the journey of publishing is debut work and to inspire you…
Storytelling is the responsibility of everybody
Oct 31, 2019 • 11 min
The Pont LLC is a full service media company helping brands tell their stories and empowering communities through storytelling. To watch the short film please visit: https://www.edafeokporo.com/short-film —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
Do you have what it takes to start a business
Oct 28, 2019 • 11 min
It’s extremely lonely and isolated to be a business owner, you need to have grit and interpersonal skill, this episode highlights the key leadership skills needed to launch your business. Learn more www.edafeokporo.com/thepont —- This episode is sponsored…
The Asylum: Starting a business in a new country
Oct 25, 2019 • 22 min
Lessons on starting a business based on passion and growing without a business plan. To learn more about the fashion designer please visit: https://www.sylvianhyde.com/ and the investor please visit: http://www.modernchurchlady.com/changethenarrative/ —-…
The Asylum: Start Up
Oct 21, 2019 • 17 min
It’s all about your story To learn more about this business please visit: https://www.edafeokporo.com/ to learn more about Toby Thompkins work please visit: http://www.safioo.com/ —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
Can a T-shirt change the conversation about who immigrants are?
Oct 19, 2019 • 9 min
Can a T-shirt change the conversation about who immigrant are? listen to a conversation with Dorothy Wetzel on why it is important to support immigrants, to learn more about this project, please visit: http://www.modernchurchlady.com/changethenarrative/…
The Asylum: The decision to represent
Oct 18, 2019 • 11 min
How we fight for our lives as asylum seekers and refugees —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
The Asylum: Why do asylum seekers flee their country
Oct 16, 2019 • 15 min
Living in New York city as a new comer is harder than you can imagine.
The Asylum: Introduction to Chapter 1
Oct 14, 2019 • 2 min
This is an introduction to a podcast about what happens when someone who knows nothing about a process starts one. It’s called The Asylum. Introduction to the process of seeking asylum in America.
The Asylum Trailer
Oct 11, 2019 • 1 min
This is a six part series about starting a life in a New country. The asylum is a series produced by The Pont LLC. More information please visit www.edafeokporo.com/portfolio
GRINDR with Jack Harrison-Quintana
Jun 2, 2019 • 32 min
Jack Harrison-Quintana, M.A., is a Queer Latino activist, author, and researcher currently serving as the Director of Grindr for Equality. Grindr for Equality is a program to promote LGBTQ health and human rights by the world’s largest queer dating app.…
MAKING GAY HISTORY with Eric Marcus
Jun 2, 2019 • 44 min
Eric Marcus is an American Non fiction writer. His works are primarily of LGBTQ interest. The #1 New York Times best-selling autobiography of Olympic diving champion Greg Louganis. In addition, Eric has written articles and columns for the New York Times,…
Yearning to breathe free speech by Edafe Okporo
Jun 1, 2019 • 19 min
The New York Public Library host the public forum, I was invited to present a keynote during the immigrant heritage month on the topic Yearning to breathe free, listen to the speech and music by Ani Cordero. I spoke about how polarized we have become as a…