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YIMBY Nation is a podcast that brings unique perspectives from people who have served in the fields of advocacy, activism, non-profit, public, and the private development of affordable housing. We are driven by our passion for community empowerment, economic development, and residents' self-sufficiency in the transformation of underserved, low- and moderate-income communities.
 
Learn about building your tech startup or small business with podcasts brought to you by TechTown Detroit - Detroit's entrepreneurship hub. We empower Detroit-based startups and local businesses by providing resources, collaborative workspace and education for entrepreneurs that will further accelerate inclusive economic development across Detroit. The Building Business Podcast is made possible with support from Bank of America and the Walters Family Foundation.
 
Writer and founder of the Well-Read Black Girl book club Glory Edim is a book lover who brings readers and writers together to celebrate the written word. Expanding on the community she built in 2015, Well-Read Black Girl is the literary kickback you never knew you needed. Each week, Glory sits in deep, honest and close conversation with authors like Tarana Burke, Min Jin Lee, Anita Hill, Gabrielle Union, Elizabeth Acevedo and more. You’ll also meet WRBG Book Club members, literacy advocates ...
 
Podagogies is a learning and teaching podcast that explores the pedagogy of post-secondary educators who bring scholarship to students in compelling, innovative, and surprising new ways. Produced by the Centre for Excellence in Learning and Teaching at Ryerson University, visit us at ryerson.ca/teachingcentre
 
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Glory speaks with poet and author Honorée Fanonne Jeffers about her award-winning debut novel, The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois. In this episode, Honorée opens up about being inspired by poet Lucille Clifton and about reading Tolstoy at an early age. She also shares her Soul Train scramble board-style writing process and how her faith deepened her …
 
We discuss the longevity of Mark S. Lee as a marketing and communications professional and his experience as a writer covering stories about small businesses in the Michigan Chronicle and Crain's Detroit Business publications. He also shares the five (5) mistakes companies make when communicating to their potential customers.…
 
Today, an episode from another podcast we think you'll like: Design Matters with Debbie Millman from the TED Audio Collective. Each week Debbie sits down with an exceptionally creative person to explore how they design the arc of their lives. In this episode, Ashley C. Ford joins to discuss her memoir “Somebody’s Daughter,” capturing a complex chil…
 
Glory talks to poet and author Elizabeth Acevedo about her books Clap When You Land and The Poet X. They discuss Elizabeth’s research process for writing poetry versus writing novels in verse. In this episode, they also talk about how music influenced Elizabeth’s early poetry, and how hip hop gave her the tools to talk about her neighborhood. Learn…
 
We're sharing a special preview of the Forever Dog podcast, Just Between Us with Allison and Gaby. Hosted by writers Allison Raskin & Gaby Dunn, Just Between Us is a variety show that is filled with heartfelt advice, ridiculous games, and some of the most honest talk you'll hear on a podcast! From discussions on mental health to relationships to in…
 
Myka Burley is a native Detroiter, and oversees digital equity and inclusion investments and initiatives as a Program Manager on the Education & Employment team of the Rocket Community Fund. Connect 313 efforts has nearly 85,000 Detroit homes enrolled in EBB (Emergency Broadband Benefit) program. She studied Behavioral Science at the University of …
 
Being an entrepreneur is challenging, but if you enter the journey with a willingness to stick through the tough times, you can go further than you ever thought possible. This is the story of today’s guest, Sadie Marshall, who founded Sadie’s Pro Cleaning at the end of 2018. When the pandemic hit and she lost all of her clients, but instead of givi…
 
Glory talks to Pulitzer Prize-winning author and journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones about her writing process and her preparation for publishing The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story. In this episode, they also talk about how social justice showed up in Hannah-Jones’ childhood and her exciting journey to finally being a part of Howard University. Learn …
 
Glory and New York Times best-selling author Brit Bennett talk about her latest novel, The Vanishing Half. In this episode, they also get in the weeds talking about the task of writing a story that tackles race and colorism, what Brit’s revision process looks like, and how workshopping her first novel helped her develop a dictatorial manner towards…
 
Kate Bryan is an Emmy-nominated producer, writer, storyteller and founder of The 1 Girl Revolution and host of The 1 Girl Revolution Podcast. 1 Girl Revolution is a multimedia platform that uses Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and a podcast to highlight the stories of everyday women and girls who are changing the world through their lives. 1 …
 
Dr. Terri Peters is an Assistant Professor of Architectural Science at X University. Her research focuses on building design, sustainability, health and wellbeing. In this episode, we imagine the future of classroom learning spaces, the benefits of biophilic design, and what it means to invite students back to in-person learning after two years of …
 
Glory talks to author Deesha Philyaw about her National Book Award finalist debut collection, The Secret Lives of Church Ladies. In this episode, they explore Black women’s complex relationship with the church, how Deesha crafts her bold characters, and why writers — especially writers of color — should not play small. Learn more about your ad-choi…
 
Glory talks to culture critic and author Zeba Blay about her book Carefree Black Girls: A Celebration of Black Women in Popular Culture and creating space for Black women to heal. In this episode, they explore Zeba’s mental health journey, how the internet shaped her writing, and why her work centers Black life. Learn more about your ad-choices at …
 
Glory catches up with actress and author Gabrielle Union to talk about her latest book You Got Anything Stronger? In this episode, they also talk about Gabrielle’s lifelong love of reading, how some of her most iconic roles still bring her joy, and how writing and living without fear bring her closer to her best life. Learn more about your ad-choic…
 
In this week’s episode of Bookmarks, Glory chats it up with Well-Read Black Girl member Petrushka Bazin Larsen about how the book club became a safe space to build sisterhood and exchange ideas. Glory also gives insightful advice on what to expect when starting a podcast. And, she lets us in on what she’s reading this week — hint: there’s intrigue,…
 
Today, we are joined by Gregory Russ to talk about how NYCHA is reforming its approach to public housing in New York. Gregory was appointed Chair and CEO of the NYC Housing Authority in 2019. He is a seasoned housing professional with decades of management experience, who has helped to rebuild and strengthen public housing authorities across the co…
 
Glory and Jacqueline Woodson, MacArthur Genius Award winner, talk about her latest children’s book, The Year We Learned to Fly. In this episode, they also discuss Woodson’s writing trajectory, the value of artists' residencies, and how she feels about her place in history. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com See…
 
Glory talks to lawyer and educator Anita Hill about her latest book, Believing: Our Thirty-Year Journey to End Gender Violence. In this episode, they converse about the need to believe women when they are brave enough to speak their truth, and about the work Hill does with the Hollywood Commission to help the most vulnerable gender-based violence v…
 
Interview Paul Jones, Business Support Director with Invest Detroit. We discuss the new funding with New Economy Initiative, Southeast Michigan Community Foundation and Invest Detroit. Paul explains the importance of a digital strategy for small businesses and the need for business support organizations need to track the results from programs and c…
 
Glory chats with activist and author Tarana Burke about her memoir Unbound: My Story of Liberation and the Birth of the Me Too Movement, and using her story as a form of activism. In this episode, they also talk about embracing the freedom to be unapologetically Black and how that journey has led to Tarana becoming an author and leader. Learn more …
 
Korean-American author and teacher Min Jin Lee and Glory chat about how Lee’s work on and off the page constantly challenges society to change. They also talk about how reading can radicalize young people and through stories we can create a version of the world we want to see. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com…
 
Join Glory Edim, host of Well-Read Black Girl with Glory Edim, as she speaks with some of the most impactful and interesting thinkers, makers, and authors of color today. These intimate conversations with Anita Hill, Zeba Blay, Min Jin Lee, Tarana Burke, and more, allow listeners to peek behind the page and hear how these writers found their voices…
 
Erin Bonahoom is the founder of Canvas Legal, PLC, a law practice based in Detroit that provides comprehensive legal services to established businesses, startups, and nonprofits in Southeast Michigan. Erin advises nonprofit organizations and businesses from a variety of different industries in connection with formation, governance, employment, gene…
 
Conversation on Tech with Dr. Marlo Rencher. Insightful discussion about Tech Programs at TechTown and why Business Owners should embrace Tech. Marlo is TechTown’s Director of Technology-Based Programs. She works to ensure that our tech-based programs are as diverse, inclusive, and equitable as possible. She is an entrepreneur, anthropologist and e…
 
Welcome back to YIMBY Nation! Joining us in conversation today is Wade Rathke, from ACORN International, which fights for the basic rights of people – better security, health, housing, education, and employment conditions, and more responsive, truly representative government. You’ll hear about Wade’s long and groundbreaking history with the organiz…
 
Glory Edim, host of the upcoming Well-Read Black Girl podcast, looks back on the 5th Annual Well-Read Black Girl Festival. The festival, held in October 2021, featured speakers like Gabrielle Union, Ashley C. Ford, Arlan Hamilton, Michelle Obama, and many more, highlighting stories of Black girlhood, sisterhood, freedom and perseverance. Listen her…
 
Dr. Eric Da Silva is an Assistant Professor of Physics and Chair of the Designated Decision Maker Council at Ryerson University (renaming in process), a group of faculty members who are trained to adjudicate suspicions of academic misconduct. In this episode, we discuss the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic and remote teaching on the prevalence of a…
 
In this episode, we speak with Dr. Yukari Seko and Asmaa Malik about what they call a “solution-focused” approach to graduate supervision. Together with seven other graduate supervisors they have been exploring new supervisory strategies that meet the needs and academic development of today's graduate students.Read the transcript: https://tinyurl.c…
 
On today’s show, we are pleased to welcome Bruce “Two Dogs” Bozum, President of Eight Paws NDN, a Native Gaming Consulting firm. Bruce was first elected to the Mohegan Tribal Council in 2004, where served for eight years as Chairman and helped to secure refinancing for Mohegan Sun. He was involved in the expansion of the Mohegan Sun brand into Penn…
 
Today’s guest on YIMBY Nation is Seila Mosquera-Bruno, Commissioner of the Connecticut Department of Housing (CDOH) and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Housing Finance Authority (CHFA). Appointed by Governor Ned Lamont, Seila brings a wealth of knowledge to the Department of Housing. Prior to her appointment, she was the Pr…
 
In this episode, we explore the concept of ungrading: What is it? How do we get started? What might it mean for students in higher education? After attending the Digital Pedagogy Lab in 2019, Dr. Ebru Ustundag began exploring ungrading in her classes. Over the past year and half she has used ungrading as a teaching strategy to respond to the Covid-…
 
Welcome to the first episode of Your In My Back Yard Nation, the podcast that looks at housing from a macro level to understand the aspects of life it impacts. In this episode, we invite Dr. Karen DuBois-Walton to help us address the COVID eviction crisis which disproportionately affects Black and Latinx renters in Connecticut. Dr. DuBois-Walton is…
 
Today we are excited to introduce you to the YIMBY Nation podcast where we will be exploring US housing policies and pathways to building more equitable neighborhoods. YIMBY Nation will focus on the nuts and bolts of affordable housing development and the socio-economic issues related to it, such as poverty, eviction, employment, supportive service…
 
In this episode we discuss the theme of distress in our pedagogy and how we handle and address distress with our students in an era of social crisis. Joining us is Dr. Tobin LeBlanc Haley, a Mad critical political economist and critical disability studies scholar who is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at X University, and Dr. …
 
In episode 5 of the Building Business Podcast, LJ has a conversation with Shawntay Dixon, a 20-year business development professional with experience as a business consultant, trainer and director of entrepreneurship programs. Shawntay holds an MBA in Management, the Certified Workforce Development Professional designation and is a Certified DISC C…
 
As a non-Indigenous educator, and someone who's committed to developing an anti-colonial curriculum, Dr. Shiri Pasternak received a teaching grant to explore possibilities for centering Indigenous analysis, experience, history and epistemology in her classroom, and to do so in ways that take responsibility and build relationships with Indigenous pe…
 
Jesse Stommel teaches courses in pedagogy, film and new media, and is the Executive Director of Hybrid Pedagogy at the Journal of Critical Digital Pedagogy. Sean Michael Morris is a Senior Instructor of Learning Design and Technology in the School of Education and Human Development at the University of Colorado and Director, and Director of the Dig…
 
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