Welcome To My Crate XL is a free audio podcast focusing on dance music, cultural topics, studio/DJ tips and general tomfoolery. The long form conversation is hosted by globally active DJ/producer Chris Manik aka MANIK, alongside friends and special guests.
Episode 41 features Jamie Tijerina, former LA City Council candidate in District 14. She is also a CA Dem Delegate and a Caltech researcher. Due to bureaucratic hoops, LA stymied and rejected 35% of City Council candidates- more than ever before. In this episode, Jamie shared her story and talked about the process of running for City Council. We also spoke about the systemic issues within local LA politics, the city of Los Angeles, the current national primary race and much more.