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Looking Back, Pushing Forward: A Season 3 Recap

August 31, 2021

This week, we share a review of lessons learned from each of these guests as reflected by hosts Carrie Fox and Natalie S. Burke. If you haven’t had the opportunity to listen to these conversations in full, we encourage you to do so, and to share with your communities broadly.

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Rewriting the Future of a Free and Just Press with Media 2070’s Alicia Bell

July 12, 2021

Alicia Bell is director of Media 2070. What started as a research essay detailing the role that media has played in anti-black racism and harm has grown into a free press and a growing consortium of media makers and activists, collectively working toward media reparations.

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What We Owe Each Other: At the Heart of Community with Mia Birdsong

July 6, 2021

Our guest this week is Mia Birdsong: pathfinder, community curator, and storyteller, who steadily engages the leadership and wisdom of people experiencing injustice to chart new visions of American life. She has an extraordinary gift for leveraging the brilliance of everyday people so that our collective gifts reach larger spheres of influence, cultural and political change, and create well-being for everyone.

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Standing Up to the Algorithm: Rebuilding our communities with Andre Banks

June 28, 2021

We welcome Andre Banks for a conversation on the role and influence that our digital connections play in our physical and mental wellbeing. There may be more questions than answers at the end of this one, so consider it the start of a much deeper conversation that will continue.

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Why Public Health Matters to Private Lives with Emily Howell and Todd Newman

June 14, 2021

Our guests this week, authors Todd Newman and Emily Howell (together with Dominique Broussard), present their insights into the messengers and their messages that constellate to keep us unhealthy.

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Philanthropy’s Power Problem with JustFund’s Iara Peng

June 7, 2021

Getting resources to organizations truly doing front line work involves challenging entrenched ideologies and engaging leadership often marginalized in philanthropy: people of color. And so it is a group of funders and organizers of color who founded the organization, those who know best how to poke at philanthropy’s power problem. One of the leaders of this charge is our guest today: Iara Peng, founder and CEO of JustFund.

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Reclaiming News as a Public Good with Tina Rosenberg

May 31, 2021

Through Solutions Journalism Network, Tina Rosenberg thoroughly shares her passion for rigorous reporting, educating future journalists, and reclaiming the news as an agent of public good. She joins us today to talk about the media, and its role in healing.

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When Equal is Not Equitable with Linda Villarosa

May 24, 2021

Linda Villarosa is a brilliant storyteller, a journalist author, editor, and educator. She’s a New York times magazine contributing writer where she covers race, inequality, and health. She joins us today to talk about just how far our public health system has to go on issues of equity and inclusivity.

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The Writing on the Wall

May 17, 2021

This is going to be a season of perspective-shifting conversations that will touch on faith, media, the economic recovery, and the role of philanthropy. We start this week with a big picture conversation with our new co-host, Natalie S. Burke.

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Season Three • The Future of Health

April 19, 2021

This season, we’ll be looking at the state of our collective health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. What will it take to bring us back together? What have we learned, and what have we lost? Stay tuned for our first episode in early May.

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