California Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson

I Learned From the 'Queen Mother of American Tennis'


Hannah-Beth Jackson is a member of the California State Senate representing the 19th District (Santa Barbara County and most of Ventura County), and author of Senate Bill 358, the California Fair Pay Act, legislation that established the strongest equal pay law in the country. Before taking part in “Why Don’t Women’s Votes Put More Women in Power?,” the second event in the When Women Vote series presented by Zócalo and the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Jackson stopped by the virtual green room to discuss what she …

KQED California Politics & Government Correspondent Marisa Lagos | Zocalo Public Square • Arizona State University • Smithsonian

KQED California Politics & Government Correspondent Marisa Lagos

I'm Finding a Lot of Inspiration Right Now in My Community

Marisa Lagos is a correspondent for the California Politics and Government Desk at KQED in Northern California, where she co-hosts the weekly podcast Political Breakdown. Before moderating the panel discussion, …

WIRED Senior Writer Lauren Goode | Zocalo Public Square • Arizona State University • Smithsonian

WIRED Senior Writer Lauren Goode

I'm Really Worried About the Future of Karaoke

Lauren Goode is senior writer at WIRED, where she hosts the Get Wired podcast and covers consumer tech issues and trends. Before moderating the Zócalo/Commonwealth Club event “How Much Information …

United States Poet Laureate Emeritus Juan Felipe Herrera | Zocalo Public Square • Arizona State University • Smithsonian

United States Poet Laureate Emeritus Juan Felipe Herrera

I Was a Mariachi Embryo

Juan Felipe Herrera is a writer, cartoonist, teacher, activist, and the 21st United States Poet Laureate. His numerous collections of poetry include 187 Reasons Mexicanos Can’t Cross the Border: Undocuments 1971-2007 …