What motivates people to get involved politically? Today on the show, we learn about the behind-the-scenes reality of campaigning from Savion Castro, a Madison-based community organizer who campaigned for Barack Obama in 2012 and is currently a legislative aide for State Representative Shelia Stubbs.
On today’s show, hear from Iraq War veteran and community organizer Vince Emanuele. He and Allen discuss war and US military culture, wealth inequality and alternatives to capitalism, the urgent timeline of addressing climate change, thinking beyond the Trump and Russia-dominated news cycle, and battling apathy and cynicism while building meaningful coalitions. Vincent Emanuele is […]
Pedro Cabezas is a community organizer working to ban mining in El Salvador. Leigh Hardy is a Boston-based social worker and former president of the board of US-El Salvador Sister Cities. Today, they discuss the victory of the popular movement in El Salvador in winning a national ban on metallic mining on multi-national corporations, and […]
Gather with neighbors, family and friends to raise funds and awareness of the Sherman Terrace Community Garden. Bring a lawn chair! 5-6:30 PM Potluck! Bring a dish to pass made with ingredients grown within one hundred miles. Bring a bakery item for the bake sale. All proceeds go to ST Community Garden. Tours of the […]
Community Shares of Wisconsin presents its Award Winners on the Access Hour! This year’s Community Change-Maker Award Winners are: – M Adams from Freedom Inc. M is a community organizer, a movement builder, and a mentor for emerging young leaders – Melanie Ramey from League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Voting rights are Melanie’s passion: […]
What is environmental justice? What is this movement and what does it mean? What are its origins and why is it important? What can environmental justice movements teach us about community organizing? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!