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Episode #30: Interview with Autistic Advocate Jonathan Chase on Protesting for the BLM Movement

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Episode #30: Interview with Autistic Advocate Jonathan Chase on Protesting for the BLM MovementSynergy Autism Podcast · Episode #30: Interview with Autistic Advocate Jonathan Chase on Protesting for the BLM Movement Jonathan has admirably chosen to accept, work with, and manage his sensory sensitivities in order to do the important work of protesting the rights of people who have been marginalized for far too long. He goes out into the crowds of activists approximately 2x per week to share his solidarity. He has encountered kindness, generosity, and community-building-energy from those protesting as well as repeatedly witnessed unjust brutality. Listen in to this podcast to hear how he not only has navigated downtown Portland during these protests but also found ways to grow personally and morally. 
Photos by David Gonzalez, 2020

For terminology used in the podcast, Jonathan shared a few helpful links with you:
Slacktivism: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slacktivism

Mutual Aid (specifically…