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KSQD 90.7 FM Santa Cruz
Sunday Dinner with DJ Dupsie: January Feast

January’s Sunday Dinner with DJ Dupsie features Sankofa Sky Farm’s Shenya Burns, Grace Wallach, and Jude Sullenszino, and Darnell Rice, CEO and founder of EMBRACE

Disclaimer; This episode does touch on topics of sexual assault and suicide. If you or anyone you know needs to speak with someone, please reach out to 1-800-656-4673 (National Sexual Assault service) or call or text California’s Suicide and Crisis Lifeline at 988 or visit https://www.988california.org/


Sankofa Sky Farm- Sheyna Burns, Grace Wallach, and Jude Sullenszino

Sankofa Sky Farm is a vertical farming research project based at UCSC aimed toward revolutionizing agriculture in a sustainable direction with hydroponics. It hosts an undergraduate research team and on-campus greenhouse. Please reach out with questions or any interest in participating or engaging with Sankofa Sky Farm via Instagram (@ucsc.sankofaskyfarm) or email at (sankofaskyfarm@gmail.com). Cultivate is the enterprise and production arm of Sankofa Sky Farm, geared toward developing sustainable vertical farming technology that thrives in urban settings. For any questions about Cultivate, please contact santacruz.cultivate@gmail.com or visit the Instagram @cultivatesc.


Darnell Rice & EMBRACE: Darnell is the CEO and founder of EMBRACE, which is a survivor led program where we target communities of color in regards to sexual violence and rape.

Mr. Darnell L. Rice is a Native of St. Louis, Mo. By way of Pine Bluff Arkansas. Mr. Rice is a proud Alumni of The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Rehabilitation Science and a Master’s Degree in Management and Leadership from Webster University. He has a career centered in Social Services for young people and adults. Mr. Rice is a Member of the 100 Black Men of Little Rock. Mr. Rice is an Adjunct Professor at Shorter College on the 2nd Chance Pell Grant where he empowers and instructs students to become better men and women of society that are incarcerated in the prison system.

You can contact Darnell and find out more about EMBRACE at embraceelevate44@gmail.com or on Instagram @embrace_elevate .


Season 3 of DJ Dupsie’s podcast Tackling the Taboo is available here: The Raging 20’s! Check it out as well as Season 1 & 2!

Here is where you can find info on the songs played during this episode.