Taryn Delanie Smith, aka Miss New York 2022, joins the pod just ahead of her bid to become Miss America 2023, to discuss “the advocacy role, the immense philanthropy that goes into the job” and using social media to make the most of her position: “It’s really just me being a friend, a New Yorker, and saying ‘here’s something that you didn’t know about social services,” says Smith. “‘Here’s what you didn’t know about transitional housing programs in your community. And here’s why they need your support.’”

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