What does pleasure have to do with human rights? How do we incorporate play and joy into our work of challenging violence and discrimination? Tune in this week to discover how to use play, joy, fun, and pleasure in the fight for sexual rights. We’re discussing how we can help people not just accounting for the harm they face, but also focusing on diverse sources of pleasure they want to experience, and how we can bring these two ends of the spectrum together.
What does it take to go from a domestic worker to the director of an organization that represents thousands of Indigenous women in the public arena? Is that a journey of transformation you could imagine for yourself? Tune in this week to hear about what world leadership has to learn from Indigenous feminist leaders like Tarcila Rivera Zea. Tarcila is sharing her harrowing story, how she found her calling in advocating for indigenous women, and the adversity she had to work through so she could fight for the rights of herself and others.
How does one continue to serve when the government that is supposed to protect you decides to turn on you for being a human rights defender? How do you manage your own fear while standing for the thousands of migrants that have become victims of organized crime? Tune in this week for a riveting conversation with Ana Lorena about the realities of serving those navigating life-threatening issues, what it takes to keep going when you’re accused of the very thing you’re trying to eradicate, and how she takes care of herself and has resolved fears for her own safety.
My guest this week is an anthropologist who believes that the solutions to institutional and deeply-ingrained problems lie in the social sciences. Tune in this week to discover the work Seteney Shami and the Arab Council for the Social Sciences are doing to bring academia and the humanities into the conversation around how to solve the challenges and crises the Arab world is facing.
The rule of law is a necessary but insufficient condition for justice. From the war on drugs to mass protests, the rule of law has been used to both uplift and suppress human rights and social justice. Listen to this rich discussion with Vivian Newman as we explore the rule of law and movement building in Colombia, Latin America and the Global South.
How do people of wealth leverage their status to advance social justice? How can we use the power of storytelling to shift social and economic paradigms? Join Abigail Disney in a candid conversation about her Disney heritage, the power of creativity, and how she leverages her identities as filmmaker, philanthropist and activist to uplift peace and justice.
How do we build a large community of online donors from a small group of supporters? How can we get an online fundraising program off the ground? Emma Ruby-Sachs walks us through these efforts, providing tools to help power our campaigns and build community through online fundraising.
Join Alan Jenkins on a clear and compelling journey to create effective communication and cultural strategies to change policy and transform culture.
We are all storytellers. Story is how humans make meaning of the world. Kirk Cheyfitz illustrates what a story is, why stories work, and shows us how to construct and tell stories that engage people and change culture.
Recent events in the world, along with the global pandemic have forced us to look at the complex relationships between nation states. In this timely discussion with Lopa Banerjee we discuss the possibilities and challenges of this uncertain and emergent moment in our human history.
After our last episode with Srilatha Batliwala we felt like we were not even close to done with our exploration of power in the workplace, and wanted to dive deeper into understanding and transforming repressive power dynamics within our organizations.
Join Srilatha Batliwala as she shows us how to understand and analyze visible, invisible and hidden patterns of power to create dramatic organizational shifts.
Virisila Buadromo and Tatiana Cordero Velázquez from Urgent Action Fund, Asia/Pacific and Latin America, share what’s needed to cultivate care at every level.
Join Rashad Robinson, leader of the largest online civil rights organization in the United States, as he lays out what’s needed to take a moment of possibility into a movement for systems change.