Unleashing Social Change Podcast
Whether you are experienced at being a change maker, or just starting out on this amazing journey, you won’t want to miss a single episode!
21: Helen Smith, Forensic Psychiatrist (NHS) – “Creative Solutions that Arise When You Take Fear Out of the System”
As co-founder of the Billions Institute, Joe McCannon says, when you invoke the John Cusack rule of taking the fear off the set, that’s when amazing things happen. In this episode, Helen Smith, a forensic psychiatrist, tells stories of some of the creative solutions...
20: Gerry Balcazar and Hugo Ramirez, Vision y Compromiso – “The Movement is Built from the Community of Friends and Neighbors”
In California, only about 30% of children are being taken care of by formal licensed daycare centers while their parents go to work. This means as many as 70% are being taken care of by informal options such as family, friends and neighbors. These FFNs as they are...
19: Sasha Rabin, Equal Opportunity Schools – “Working the Muscle to Change: Bringing Equity to AP/IB Classes”
All across the country, there has been a long history of students being overlooked due to race or economic factors for the classes that will get them into college, the AP and IB courses. Equal Opportunity Schools is working with schools to personally identify students...
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Each episode we interview a badass social change leader and learn the ins and outs of what they’re doing to make the world a better place. This podcast will help you feel optimistic that we can make a difference and give you practical tips about how to go about doing so in a big way.
Meet The Host
Becky inspires and supports leaders in the social sector to step all the way into what they’re here to do on this planet. And it’s always bigger than they thought. In 2015, she created the Skid Row School to train foundation and nonprofit executives how to effectively design and run large-scale change initiatives. Prior to that, she created and led the 100,000 Homes Campaign that mobilized 186 cities to house 105,000 people off their streets in just four years. Becky is a graduate of West Point, the New School, and the Leadership and Transformation Program at the Foundation for Conscious Living.
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