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A biweekly podcast with Maryland focus and Howard County roots, exploring the policies, people, and stories that affect the state of Maryland. Each episode we’ll talk to newsmakers and everyday people in order to elevate the conversation and find out what matters most.
 
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Takirra Winfield Dixon - Founder, Unapologetic Communications Gabrielle Wyatt - Founder, The Highland Project Erica Green - Reporter, The New York Times Coming off of Erica Green's powerful profile of former Queen Anne's County Superintendent Dr. Andrea Kane, our guests discuss their work, their challenges, and what they want you to know about thei…
 
Richard Rothstein is the author of the New York Times Bestseller The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America. In this interview, Mr. Rothstein describes how our communities continue to be segregated by law due to laws and policies adopted in the early 20th century. He also recommends action at the local level to r…
 
In this show, Candace and Tom interview retiring Howard Community College President Dr. Kate Hetherington. She discussed how following a set procedure and path set HCC up to be one of the few community colleges recognized with the distinguished Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award. Dr. Hetherington also describes how the school charted a path t…
 
In this episode, Baltimore County Executive Johnny Olszewski Jr., discusses his decision not to run for Governor and instead seek reelection. We also hit on the topics of housing, education, equity, and his prolonged stint as a prominent local DJ! You won't want to miss his unpopular benign opinion, even though it technically has to do with food.…
 
UpSurge was founded to make Baltimore the first "Equitech" city in the world. This effort is premised on the idea that Maryland's tech ecosystem is primed for exponential growth with the incorporation of Baltimore's diverse workforce. In this episode, Jamie describes UpSurge's methodology of bringing people into the tech sector who have been boxed …
 
The Fair Housing Act passed in 1968, which prohibits discrimination in housing based on race, religion, national origin, and, since 1974, sex. Our guest this week believes we need another amendment that will prohibit discrimination in housing based on economic status. Although racism and sexism are seen as overtly bad, Richard Kahlenberg notes that…
 
We live in a great time of cynicism and apathy as it relates to politics and political power. In this episode, Candace and Tom interview coauthor Hahrie Han about her new book Prisms of the People: Power and Organizing in Twenty-First-Century America. She describes how people mistake attention for power and how the key to effectuating political cha…
 
The 2021 General Assembly Session will be remembered for many things, but top among them is Maryland's historic legislation on police reform. In this episode, Candace and Tom interview the co-chairs of the Maryland House Judiciary Committee, Luke Clippinger and Vanessa Atterbeary. They review the ups and downs of a unique COVID-impacted session and…
 
Candace returns for this interview with Howard County Library President and CEO Tonya Aikens to discuss the new "Brave Voices Brave Choices" campaign. This new initiative will replace the iconic "Choose Civility" campaign, which has adorned resident bumpers for over a decade. Tonya explains why it was necessary to move past the "Choose Civility" fr…
 
Vox's Jerusalem Demsas has burst onto the scene as a thought-leader on housing policy across the country. We were fortunate enough to book her for an interview to discuss the disjointed politics of land use policy, the economic impacts of SFD zoning, and how President Biden's new infrastructure plan may change all that.…
 
Accessory Dwelling Units, or "ADUs", are a hot topic in housing policy and provide the opportunity for lower cost housing options in areas with high housing prices. Annapolis Alderman Brooks Schandelmeier has cosponsored legislation with Alderman DaJuan Gay to legalize and regulate ADU's in Maryland's state capitol. Kol Peterson is an ADU expert an…
 
This week, Ainy and Tom interview UMD Entomologist and nationally recognized cicada expert Dr. Mike Raupp. We discuss everything from the precautions you can take to protect new landscaping to the manner cicadas may be prepared (or plucked) for human consumption. This podcast is for all of those who don't know want to make of the forthcoming cicada…
 
This week, Tom and Ainy interview Montgomery County Planning Board Chair Casey Anderson to discuss Thrive Montgomery 2050, urbanism, and affordable housing. This week’s featured business from The 3rd is “Simply Kashonna” founded by Kashonna Holland. “Simply Kashonna is building leaders through both a lifestyle, and corporate brand, focusing on moti…
 
Erika Strauss Chavarria is the founder of Columbia Community Care, a start up food and supply bank for those in need in Howard County. In twelve months, this organization has transformed from a start-up collecting in a parking lot to a service many residents rely on for their everyday needs. In this interview, we discuss the unserved needs of one o…
 
In this episode, Candace and Tom interviewed two of the founders of Howard County's newest PAC - the Howard Progressive Project: Ainy Haider-Shah and Dan Newberger. This organization was formed to identify and support progressive candidates and educate the public about local issues. We discuss how they intend to do that, what to expect for the 2022…
 
In this episode, Candace and Tom sit down with Howard County icon Sherman Howell to discuss his advocacy for racial justice in Howard County. He explained how a young man from Tennessee became a leader in Columbia politics and how those experiences related to one another. Sherman is one of Howard County's best and you definitely won't want to miss …
 
In this episode, Tom and Candace sit down with Maryland History Teacher of the Year Matt Gresick. This would be an interesting interview under normal times, but in the midst of a pandemic and days after the January 6th terrorist attack on the Capitol, this conversation took on a different dynamic. Matt explains how he manages political subjects in …
 
Every year, Candace and Tom break down the year that was - the ups, downs, and in betweens. And, believe it or not, 2020 did have some highlights that deserve celebration while we mourn all that was lost. Continuing Elevate's annual tradition, Tom and Candace also close the show by answering their own Elevator Speech questions and provide goals for…
 
This week, Candace and Tom interview the Howard County Student Member of the Board of Education Zach Koung. They discuss whether students support having police in schools, how students are receiving remote education, and mental health. (Unfortunately, we had some technical difficulties that caused this show to be abbreviated, but Zach offers more t…
 
Candace and Tom sit down with the Job Opportunities Task Force (JOTF) Executive Director Caryn York to discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic are affecting the unemployed and under-employed. Caryn also describes how living authentically both in the community and in the board room helps her advocate for her constituency. Three Things: 1) State of 2020 Ra…
 
Candace and Tom join the team at Baltimore Positive, Nestor Aparicio and Don Mohler, Ryan Miner, Mileah Kromer, and Lucinda Ware to discuss the current state of the election as we're less than a month out from the 2020 results. The panel also had an opportunity to discuss Mileah's new Goucher poll results and Marylanders' likelihood to take a vacci…
 
What if the only way for the United States to maintain dominance as a world super-power in the 21st century would be to add 600 million people? That's the premise of Matthew Yglesias's new book One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger. In this episode, Candace and Tom discuss this idea, the patriotism implicit in the conversation, and wh…
 
In this episode, Candace and Tom interview Baltimore City Council-member Ryan Dorsey about his views on Baltimore police, Kimberly Klacik's city-wide attack ad, and renaming Baltimore's Columbus obelisk. Ryan also touched on the criticisms of "single party rule" and why he thinks the emergence of another political party in Baltimore may be good for…
 
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