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Latest Episodes

Sunil Yapa: Writing For Understanding & So Much More

Sunil Yapa is the author ofYour Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, which wasafinalist for the 2017 PEN/Faulkner awardand wasnamed one of the best books of 2016 by Amazon, Time Magazine, The Washington Post, Bustle, and others. The book focuses on several perspectives from the 1999 protests of the WTO in Seattle. […]

58 MIN2018 SEP 14
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Sunil Yapa: Writing For Understanding & So Much More

Doug Jackson: Building Identity & Creating Change

Doug Jackson works with the Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development to help communities across the state revitalize their economies and become stronger places. He has a fascinating perspective on how communities seize the opportunities that are available for them. Enjoy learning from his expertise!

27 MIN2018 JUL 18
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Doug Jackson: Building Identity & Creating Change

Parris Glendening: Smart Growth Is The Future

Gov. Parris N. Glendening is President of Smart Growth America’s Leadership Institute and the Governor’s Institute on Community Design. He was the Governor of Maryland from1995-2003 and instituted the first state-level smart growth policy package. His work has played a massive role in the growth of the concept across the country. He continues to look […]

55 MIN2018 JUL 11
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Parris Glendening: Smart Growth Is The Future

Chuck Wolfe: How Can We Better See Our Cities?

Chuck Wolfe is the Author of Seeing the Better City andFounder and PrincipalAdvisor at the Seeing Better Cities Group. He has done some fascinating work in showcasing how urban diaries and photography can be used as a tool to improve cities. This work has been used to good effect across the globe and in communities […]

63 MIN2018 JUN 20
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Chuck Wolfe: How Can We Better See Our Cities?

Alexandra Lange: Designing Places For Children (& All)

Alexandra Lange is an architecture critic and author of several books, including The Design of Childhood. Her background in architecture gives her a unique perspective on understanding how design plays out it our everyday lives. Recently, she has become interested in questions about how we can use design to help foster independent and creative children. […]

58 MIN2018 JUN 13
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Alexandra Lange: Designing Places For Children (& All)

Nadia Owusu: Embracing Uncomfortable Conversations & Difficult Questions

Nadia Owusu is Associate Director for Learning and Equity at Living Cities. Through her work at Living Cities, she has been working to figure out how to best address issues of racial and economic equity for communities across the country. She has done this work both in communities and in her own organization. By adding […]

51 MIN2018 JUN 6
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Nadia Owusu: Embracing Uncomfortable Conversations & Difficult Questions

Sam Gill: Building Human-Centered Cities For The Future

Sam Gill is theVice President for Communities and Impact and Senior Adviser to the President at the Knight Foundation. The Knight Foundation supports some of the most interesting community work in the entire country. Gill leads much of this work and is always looking for new ways to improve communities and build stronger systems. He […]

47 MIN2018 MAY 30
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Sam Gill: Building Human-Centered Cities For The Future

Candi CdeBaca: Trusting & Empowering Our Young People

Candi CdeBaca is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Project VOYCE. She has been able to build a powerful organization focused on empowering young people and trusting them to create change. Her work as an organizer shows the power to be found in bringing people together. Further, it goes to show what can happen when […]

50 MIN2018 MAY 22
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Candi CdeBaca: Trusting & Empowering Our Young People

Virginia Hanusik: Providing a Different Perspective on Climate Change

Virginia Hanusik is a photographer and themanager of climate change initiatives at the Architectural League of New York. Her work showcases communities threatened by climate change. She partners with others to provide a reference point for the impending threat of climate change. The results are very revealing. On this podcast, we talk about the power […]

55 MIN2018 MAY 16
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Virginia Hanusik: Providing a Different Perspective on Climate Change

Nick Tilsen: Reimagining Comprehensive Community Change

Nick Tilsen is the founding Executive Director of the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation and is now helping build the NDN Collective. During his tenure, Thunder Valley CDC has done some of the most interesting and innovative community building work ever seen. They have been able to remain primarily community activists and organizers even while […]

54 MIN2018 MAY 9
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Nick Tilsen: Reimagining Comprehensive Community Change
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Latest Episodes

Sunil Yapa: Writing For Understanding & So Much More

Sunil Yapa is the author ofYour Heart is a Muscle the Size of a Fist, which wasafinalist for the 2017 PEN/Faulkner awardand wasnamed one of the best books of 2016 by Amazon, Time Magazine, The Washington Post, Bustle, and others. The book focuses on several perspectives from the 1999 protests of the WTO in Seattle. […]

58 MIN2018 SEP 14
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Sunil Yapa: Writing For Understanding & So Much More

Doug Jackson: Building Identity & Creating Change

Doug Jackson works with the Virginia Department of Housing & Community Development to help communities across the state revitalize their economies and become stronger places. He has a fascinating perspective on how communities seize the opportunities that are available for them. Enjoy learning from his expertise!

27 MIN2018 JUL 18
Comments
Doug Jackson: Building Identity & Creating Change

Parris Glendening: Smart Growth Is The Future

Gov. Parris N. Glendening is President of Smart Growth America’s Leadership Institute and the Governor’s Institute on Community Design. He was the Governor of Maryland from1995-2003 and instituted the first state-level smart growth policy package. His work has played a massive role in the growth of the concept across the country. He continues to look […]

55 MIN2018 JUL 11
Comments
Parris Glendening: Smart Growth Is The Future

Chuck Wolfe: How Can We Better See Our Cities?

Chuck Wolfe is the Author of Seeing the Better City andFounder and PrincipalAdvisor at the Seeing Better Cities Group. He has done some fascinating work in showcasing how urban diaries and photography can be used as a tool to improve cities. This work has been used to good effect across the globe and in communities […]

63 MIN2018 JUN 20
Comments
Chuck Wolfe: How Can We Better See Our Cities?

Alexandra Lange: Designing Places For Children (& All)

Alexandra Lange is an architecture critic and author of several books, including The Design of Childhood. Her background in architecture gives her a unique perspective on understanding how design plays out it our everyday lives. Recently, she has become interested in questions about how we can use design to help foster independent and creative children. […]

58 MIN2018 JUN 13
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Alexandra Lange: Designing Places For Children (& All)

Nadia Owusu: Embracing Uncomfortable Conversations & Difficult Questions

Nadia Owusu is Associate Director for Learning and Equity at Living Cities. Through her work at Living Cities, she has been working to figure out how to best address issues of racial and economic equity for communities across the country. She has done this work both in communities and in her own organization. By adding […]

51 MIN2018 JUN 6
Comments
Nadia Owusu: Embracing Uncomfortable Conversations & Difficult Questions

Sam Gill: Building Human-Centered Cities For The Future

Sam Gill is theVice President for Communities and Impact and Senior Adviser to the President at the Knight Foundation. The Knight Foundation supports some of the most interesting community work in the entire country. Gill leads much of this work and is always looking for new ways to improve communities and build stronger systems. He […]

47 MIN2018 MAY 30
Comments
Sam Gill: Building Human-Centered Cities For The Future

Candi CdeBaca: Trusting & Empowering Our Young People

Candi CdeBaca is the Co-Founder and Executive Director of Project VOYCE. She has been able to build a powerful organization focused on empowering young people and trusting them to create change. Her work as an organizer shows the power to be found in bringing people together. Further, it goes to show what can happen when […]

50 MIN2018 MAY 22
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Candi CdeBaca: Trusting & Empowering Our Young People

Virginia Hanusik: Providing a Different Perspective on Climate Change

Virginia Hanusik is a photographer and themanager of climate change initiatives at the Architectural League of New York. Her work showcases communities threatened by climate change. She partners with others to provide a reference point for the impending threat of climate change. The results are very revealing. On this podcast, we talk about the power […]

55 MIN2018 MAY 16
Comments
Virginia Hanusik: Providing a Different Perspective on Climate Change

Nick Tilsen: Reimagining Comprehensive Community Change

Nick Tilsen is the founding Executive Director of the Thunder Valley Community Development Corporation and is now helping build the NDN Collective. During his tenure, Thunder Valley CDC has done some of the most interesting and innovative community building work ever seen. They have been able to remain primarily community activists and organizers even while […]

54 MIN2018 MAY 9
Comments
Nick Tilsen: Reimagining Comprehensive Community Change
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