The official podcast of the Emergent Strategy Ideation Institute - each episode we dive deeply into the life, practice and experimentation of a person or group who we see as living embodiments of emergent strategy. Emergent Strategy is about how we get in right relationship with change - what are the simple interactions that can shift and shape complex systems and patterns? Hosts are Sage Crump, Mia Herndon and adrienne maree brown.
Dancing with the Speed of Trust with Shalewa Mackall
"All of us got rhythm because all of us have hearts," says Shalewa Mackall choreographer, poet, mother, and artist. Mackall joins Emergent Strategy Podcast host, Mia Herndon, on this week's episode to talk about being in touch with our own rhythms (it's not easy), not gaslighting yourself (okay), and learning to be in touch with your needs.
Honest Movement with PG Watkins
Organizer, facilitator and organizational strategist, PG Watkins, talks with host adrienne this week on the Emergent Strategy podcast. The two shower some love on Detroit and the rich possibilities in organizing that exist in the city as well as taking better care of ourselves and one another in movement building.
Interconnectedness with Mallika Dutt
"...and the medicine showed me that many of the ways in which I did social justice work in the world, actually upheld all of the systems of oppression that I was trying to dismantle," says Mallika Dutt strategic innovator. Dutt joins Emergent Strategy podcast host, Mia Herndon, and shares her journey from from activist to innovator and how Spirit and centering with the earth was crucial to that process.
Devotion, Strategy and Rigor with Sendolo Diaminah
"White supremacy and capitalism wants us to believe that they are the most important thing going on and that the whole world is against us. The whole world is not against us," says Sendolo Diaminah, co-director of the Carolina Federation. Diaminah joins ESII host, adrienne maree brown, this week to talk about love of strategy, softer rigor (at times), and living out a new politics.
Be Bold with Jennifer Toles and Jonathan Stith
How do we continue towards freedom and care for one another during pandemic times? What does pivoting look like when the world demands we change our plans? This week, Jennifer Toles and Jonathan Stith of Black Organizing for Leadership and Change (BOLD) talk with The Emergent Strategy podcast host, adrienne about centering, adaptation and holding one another.
Divine Theater with Jonathan McCrory
"What does it mean for the Black body to have a home on this continent that is not tethered to labor but is imbued by your spiritual abundance?"
Jonathan McCrory, Executive Artistic Director of the National Black Theater, joins host, Sage Crump, on the Emergent Strategy podcast this week to discuss bringing the book, Emergent Strategy, to the theatrical sphere and divine co-creation.