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What if we could impact the world by connecting with the people who live nearest to us--that is our neighbors? It turns out, we can. In this podcast we interview awesome neighbors to learn from them and be inspired by them. We also share occasional neighboring tips. And sometimes we play folk music! So come on over and join us on the front porch.
 
This is a podcast about loving your neighbour, where leaning-in close through love serves the needs of neighbours and transforms communities. Join me, Russ Mitchell of In2neighbourhoods.com as I bring bi-weekly interviews with followers of Jesus about Holy Spirit strategies that are creatively bridging the gap between church and community. It's an opportunity to learn about faith based innovative practises and relevant community development tools you can use to impact and expand your sphere ...
 
We all have a stake in making our communities more competitive. Closing the skills gap and driving economic growth starts at the grassroots level. Tune into the Ready for Work podcast for a discussion about strengthening the workforce ecosystem. Make ACT Ready for Work your go-to source for ideas to revolutionize your workforce. Provided by the experts. Curated by ACT. Learn more at act.org/readyforworkpodcast. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
 
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Hello friends! This episode presents just a quick update from host Adam Barlow-Thompson that we'll be taking a little over a month off in order to prepare our future episodes. Tune in to this quick, 1-minute episode for a sneak peak on what we're working on next. Also, in the meantime, check out our podcast essentials playlist here: https://open.sp…
 
"It's time to start thinking about the upcoming election season!" At least, that's what Lindsay Ford says, the guest on The Neighboring Movement Podcast for this week. Lindsay is a friend and the leader of an awesome organization that we partner with out of Kansas City, Kansas - The Voter Network. In this episode, Lindsay shares with us the deep po…
 
In this last episode of our Transition 2050 project series, Ashley Smith, Owner and Managing Director of Fundamental Inc., summarizes where we are, where we need to go, and how we can get there. Ashley narrows in on what an eco-asset management approach is and how it can increase community resilience to climate change impacts, reduce emissions, and…
 
Welcome to this week's episode of The Neighboring Movement Podcast! In this episode, we had the honor of interviewing Howard Lawrence in Edmonton, Alberta. Amongst so much more, Howard is an experienced neighboring practitioner, an expert on asset-based community development, and the leader of Edmonton's Abundant Communities Initiative. As host Ada…
 
Small population, isolated location, aging infrastructure, changing climate. The struggle is real for many small Town's across Newfoundland and Labrador - Baie Verte is certainly one of them. In this episode, Chief Administrative Officer, Amanda Humby, candidly describes the significant challenges Baie Verte is facing when it comes to infrastructur…
 
Hello friends and faithful listeners! This week, we had the pleasure of interviewing Jennifer White, the founder and executive director of ICT SOS, an anti-trafficking organization in our hometown of Wichita, Kansas. In the episode, Jennifer gives an overview of her nonprofit's work while also discussing the intersection of this work with making co…
 
The Town of Stephenville on Newfoundland's West Coast has been actively pursuing environmentally friendly approaches to municipal service delivery for many years. In this episode, Ted Gracie, Director of Municipal Services, describes Stephenville's journey and goals - from recovering from a catastrophic flood, to establishing a nature-based wastewa…
 
This week on the podcast, we had the honor of being joined by Brandon Wrencher - a pastor, author, speaker, organizer, and nonprofit leader. Brandon has his hands in a lot of different initiatives, one of which is organizing with a nonprofit called the Good Neighbor Movement and another of which is researching with the Liberating Church Project. Tu…
 
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emission inventories can tell you a lot, and sometimes the results aren't what you expect. Then Town of Paradise Manager of Engineering, Tracy Goosney, describes the process of creating the corporate GHG inventory for the Town and how the findings impact their decision-making. She goes over some of the projects that are being u…
 
For today's episode, we had the honor of interviewing our friend Valecia Vogts-Scribner. Valecia is a pastor in our community of Wichita, Kansas, who has recently been volunteering at our nonprofit as a part of her seminary work. She possesses a deep passion for social justice, and in this episode, we examine her journey of becoming a pastor and ho…
 
The Town of Channel-Port Aux Basques is no stranger to high winds, coastal erosion, and storm surges - and climate change is making it all worse. In this episode, Town Manager Leon MasIsaac discusses how the Town is tackling this challenge from both sides: preparing for these extreme weather events and reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. He ta…
 
In the midst of today's episode, we are so delighted for you to get to know Aileen Rueda-DaCosta! Aileen is the newest staff member at The Neighboring Movement and our Communications Director/Storyteller, and she has not yet been introduced on the podcast! So, for today's episode, staff members Adam and Kristopher sat down with Aileen to talk about…
 
Personal journeys through education and career pathways are often filled with challenges and obstacles, making progress difficult and compromise frequent. Chelsea Williams of Reimagine Talent Co helps us discover the role of occupational identify for career pathway success with tips for job counselors, educators, and employers alike. Resources Chel…
 
Mitigation? Adaptation? Lifecycle costs? Low-impact development? What does it all mean?! In this episode, Emma Power of Fundamental Inc. explains some climate action planning basics and takes us through a few examples of climate solutions that she's been assisting Newfoundland and Labrador municipalities with, including community composting and nat…
 
Join us for this week's episode of The Neighboring Movement Podcast, where we had the honor of interviewing our friend Lisa Paine, the executive director of Juniper Arts Academy. In this episode, Lisa talks about the ways in which art and relationships intersect and the work of her recently founded nonprofit. Lisa, a friend and frequent collaborato…
 
Is Norwood Ohio the Strongest Town in America? It’s hard to say for sure, but through a recent contest put on by Strong Towns, our city has been thrust into the limelight. And while thousands of Norwoodians have taken time to vote, it’s important to realize that this isn’t just a popularity contest. This is a crucial opportunity to engage with Stro…
 
This week on the podcast, we had the honor of interviewing Dr. David Docusen - a speaker, author, and professor who recently wrote a book called Neighborliness. In the episode, David shares about how his faith informs his radical pursuit of neighboring, gives a sneak peak of the book's content, and encourages people to neighbor by crossing dividing…
 
Welcome back, friends! For this week's episode, we had the honor of interviewing - for the second time on this podcast - David Burton. David is the County Engagement and Community Development Specialist at the University of Missouri Extension Office, and this week, he shared with us both his journey of neighboring and advice he would give to others…
 
Welcome, listener, to The Neighboring Movement Podcast! For this episode, we had the honor of interviewing Dr. Shareika Fisher, the executive director of Rise Up For Youth here in Wichita, Kansas. Tune in as Dr. Fisher shares about the powerful work of her organization and also her deep wisdom around forming connections and fostering intentional re…
 
Unprecedented skill shortages in labor markets across the U.S. often intersect with a desire for Justice System reform that provides pathways for Returning Citizens to thrive. When optimized in a regional workforce ecosystem, Returning Citizens are a high-performing group of working learners to boost a regional talent pipeline. Episode 32 is the se…
 
Episode 31 of Ready for Work is the first of a two-part episode on Preparing Workforce Ecosystems for Returning Citizen Success. Charles Elliot is the Presiding Circuit Judge in Morgan County, Alabama. Partnerships with the community college and economic development leaders across their Work Ready Community help with the pillars of education and ca…
 
Federally funded Adult Basic Education (ABE) helps more than a million and half adults each year earn a high school equivalency, increase basic and employability skills, or improve their English language proficiency. The National Reporting Service governs the College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRSAE) inside Adult Ed. Through an accountability…
 
Hello friends and loyal listeners! We are so psyched to welcome you back to our nonprofit's podcast after a brief hiatus...and, we are so excited to announce that The Neighbor Next Door is now officially The Neighboring Movement Podcast! In this brief introductory episode, staff members Elizabeth, Adam, Matt, and Kristopher sit down to talk about t…
 
You know how Spotify has "This Is" playlists for popular artists, filled with songs considered to be their classics? In this bonus episode - which we are calling "This Is The Neighbor Next Door" - we reveal our Spotify playlist, filled with classic episodes from our nonprofit's podcast. Stay tuned for the next chapter of the podcast, and in the mea…
 
Happy New Year, friends! In this short New Year's episode, hosts Adam and Matt sit down to discuss a theme that they are sensing for 2022 and also to announce that we will be taking a break in which to re-examine, and retool, the podcast. Don't worry, we're not going away, and we'll be back! Just taking a break in which to prepare for the next chap…
 
We are so excited to present the fourth and final episode in the 8 Front Door Initiative series! In this finale episode, we hear final reflections from our youth and listening teams, along with (teaser!) some hilarious clips that had not yet made it into the series. We hope the entirety of this 8 Front Door Initiative story has been both entertaini…
 
Welcome to Part 3 of the 8 Front Door Initiative series! Last week, in Part 2, we ended on a bit of a sour note, so this week's episode is all about how the team responded to the resistance they were experiencing and pivoted in a variety of ways. The initiative was indeed a long haul, but the team never let their practices stop evolving, and you'll…
 
#009 – In a recent Waterloo Regional Record article titled, "Affordable Housing Gives Vulnerable People an Opportunity to Thrive", author Leah Conner shares about her lived experience and the trauma of finding herself homeless as a young mom with 2 children. Eventually, she did became recipient of affordable housing -- a small townhouse in Waterloo…
 
Hello friends! Thank you for joining us on the front porch for Part 2 of our 8 Front Door Initiative series! In this second episode, we hear more from the team about their initial door-knocking experiences, examine an event the team organized with the neighbors they were meeting, and start to feel some of the resistance the team experienced through…
 
Hello listener! Thank you for joining us on the front porch. This week, we are so excited to present the first episode of a four-part series around the 8 Front Door Initiative, an extensive neighborhood-wide experiment we kicked off this summer. The series ranges everywhere from heartwarming to hilarious, and we hope it is also so insightful regard…
 
This week, we are so excited to present our 2021 End of Year Highlights and Future Plans episode! With this episode, we want to give you a quick update on our past year at The Neighboring Movement, what we're looking forward to in 2022, and also how you can further take part in this work. We hope you enjoy! In the episode, hosts Adam and Matt inter…
 
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