Without Fail

Candid conversations with people who have done hard things: what worked, what didn't and why. Hosted by Alex Blumberg.

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How One Mom Tried to Reunite Migrant Families

December 3, 2018

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Show Notes

When Julie Schweitert Collazo heard that migrant families were being separated at the U.S.-Mexico, she wanted to do something to help. But how could she, just one person, thousands of miles away from the border, actually make a difference? Julie tells Alex how she found one tiny way that she could help—and how doing that one tiny thing turned into something much larger than she ever could have imagined.

To learn more about Julie and Immigrant Families Together, check out immigrantfamiliestogether.com

Without Fail is hosted by Alex Blumberg and produced by Molly Messick and Sarah Platt. Devon Taylor and Alex Blumberg edited this episode. The episode was mixed by Jarrett Floyd, Catherine Anderson and Peter Leonard. Music by Bobby Lord.

Thanks to our sponsor, Cole Haan. You can hear more of Alex and other Gimlet hosts in conversation at ExtraordinariesOnTheMic.com, produced in partnership with Cole Haan.