About the Show:
Irvin Camacho is a passionate community leader, organizer, and founder of the highly acclaimed District 3 Podcast.
Since 2009, Irvin has dedicated his life to advocating for immigrant rights, LGBTQ+ rights, and mental health awareness within the Latin American community. Through his podcast, Irvin has successfully created a bilingual platform that discusses critical issues within the community and highlights the incredible work of individuals who often go unrecognized. With his background in communications, natural ability to connect with people, and genuine love for storytelling, Irvin is the perfect guest to discuss the growth of the Latin American population in Northwest Arkansas.
This is Irvin Camacho’s story:
Growing up in California and moving to Northwest Arkansas, Irvin Camacho witnessed firsthand the significant growth of the Latin American population in the region. Establishing roots in the community, he recognized the need for a platform that would give voice to the often underrepresented Latin American community. This passion led him to create the District3 Podcast, sharing real stories and providing important information to his audience in both English and Spanish.
In this episode, you will be able to:
1. Discover how podcasting can empower underrepresented communities and shed light on stigmatized issues.
2. Understand the increasing influence of the Latin American population in Northwest Arkansas.
3. Learn the significance of conscientious podcasting and guest selection in shaping public opinion.
4. Recognize the impact of community support and representation on the growth of Northwest Arkansas podcasting.
5. Find out how to motivate listeners to subscribe and join your email newsletter for continuous engagement.
All this and more on this episode of I am Northwest Arkansas.
Important Links and Mentions on the Show*
District 3 Podcast Episode with I am Northwest Arkansas
District 3 Podcast on Apple Podcast
District 3 Podcast on Instagram
Listen to the District 3 podcast on the KUAF platform or any podcast streaming platform for insightful discussions about stigmatized issues in the community.
Check out Anchor or other podcasting platforms to start your podcast using just your phone and grow into it as you find your voice.
Visit the Springdale Civic Center or the Center for Innovation for potential podcast recording spaces available to the public.
Support local community organizers and movements in Northwest Arkansas to ensure the voices of the marginalized are heard and their needs are addressed.
Follow and engage with local news outlets to stay informed about important issues in the community, such as immigration reform and LGBTQ rights.
This episode is sponsored by*
Signature Bank of Arkansas “Community Banking at its Best!”
Northwest Arkansas Council – “Life Works Here!”
*Note: some of the resources mentioned may be affiliate links. This means we get paid a commission (at no extra cost to you) if you use that link to make a purchase.
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