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This is a series about leaving a culture of scarcity for a community of abundance. The Common Good is where change agents, community facilitators, and faith and service leaders meet at the intersections of belonging, story, and local gifts. This first season is a series of interviews with Walter Brueggemann, Peter Block, and John McKnight. More information on these three, the Common Good Fellowship program, and the Common Good Reader at commongood.ccCommon Good Podcast is a coproduction of cincyhive.org and commonchange.com

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This is a series about leaving a culture of scarcity for a community of abundance. The Common Good is where change agents, community facilitators, and faith and service leaders meet at the intersections of belonging, story, and local gifts. This first season is a series of interviews with Walter Brueggemann, Peter Block, and John McKnight. More information on these three, the Common Good Fellowship program, and the Common Good Reader at commongood.ccCommon Good Podcast is a coproduction of cincyhive.org and commonchange.com

    Shirley Leung interviewed by Robin Young: The American Dream

    Shirley Leung interviewed by Robin Young: The American Dream

    The Common Good Podcast is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and the structure of belonging.
    Since it’s founding over 30 years ago, the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts’s mission has been to create local, green, and fair economies. Every year SBN hosts an annual conference to promote this mission and on June 4th, with the help of the Common Good Collective, our 31st Annual Conference was held virtually. The goal of the conference was to inspire collaborative action which will contribute to developing an economy that is local, green, and fair. This episode is an interview from the conference between Robin Young and Shirley Leung. 
    Shirley Leung is a columnist and associate editor at the Boston Globe. She has written on everything from the intersection of business and politics to gender and diversity issues in the workplace. She has been a three-time finalist for the Gerald Loeb Award for Commentary. In 2018, Boston Magazine named her to its list of the “100 Most Influential People in Boston.” Shirley is also a contributor to WGBH’s “Boston Public Radio” and “Greater Boston,” as well as a regular guest on New England Cable News. Previously, Shirley served as the Globe's interim editorial page editor. She also has been the Globe’s business editor, where she oversaw its award-winning coverage of the 2008 financial crisis. Prior to the Globe, Shirley was a staff reporter at The Wall Street Journal. A graduate of Princeton University, she started her career at her hometown paper, The Baltimore Sun.
    Robin Young is the award-winning host of Here & Now. Under her leadership, Here & Now has established itself as public radio's indispensable midday news magazine: hard-hitting, up-to-the-moment and always culturally relevant. A Peabody Award-winning documentary filmmaker, Robin has been a correspondent for ABC, NBC, CBS, and the Discovery Channel. She is a former guest host of The Today Show on NBC, and one of the first hosts on Boston's ground-breaking television show, Evening Magazine. Robin has received five Emmy Awards for her television work, as well as two CableACE Awards, the Religious Public Relations Council's Wilbur Award, the National Conference of Christians and Jews Gold Award, and numerous regional Edward R. Murrow awards. A native of Long Island, Robin holds a bachelor's degree from Ithaca College. She has lived and worked in Manhattan, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles, but considers Boston her hub. Follow Robin on Twitter, @hereandnowrobin and like the show, Here & Now on Facebook.
    You can find more information about the Common Good Collective and the reader here. Common Good Podcast is a production of Bespoken Live and Common Change - Eliminating Personal Economic Isolation. This episode was guest hosted by Manjulika Das and produced by Joey Taylor with music from Jeff Gorman.

    • 21 min
    Casper ter Kuile: Ritual & Possibility

    Casper ter Kuile: Ritual & Possibility

    The Common Good podcast is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and the structure of belonging. This week’s episode is the Abundant Community Conversation between Casper ter Kuile and Peter Block, which happened on June 22nd. Every couple of months the Common Good Collective helps to produce these interactive conversations on Zoom and they always contain poetry, small groups and an exploration of a particular theme with a community practitioner. In this Abundant Community Conversation, Casper and Peter speak about crossroads, possibilities, ritual and gifts. 

    Casper ter Kuile is helping to build a world of joyful belonging. In the midst of enormous changes in how we experience community and spirituality, Casper connects people and co-creates projects that help us live lives of greater connection, meaning, and depth. He is the author of The Power of Ritual (HarperOne) and the co-host of the award-winning podcast Harry Potter and the Sacred Text. He's also a Ministry Innovation Fellow at Harvard Divinity School and the co-founder of startup Sacred Design Lab - a research and design consultancy working to create a culture of belonging and becoming. He co-authored “How We Gather” and his work has been featured in the New York Times, Vice, The Atlantic, and the Washington Post. He holds a Masters of Divinity and Public Policy from Harvard University, and before moving to the U.S. co-founded Campaign Bootcamp and the UK Youth Climate Coalition, both training and mobilizing young activists.

    Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp  serves as the spiritual leader of Temple Sholom in Cincinnati, Ohio. Temple Sholom sets itself apart through dynamic, mission-driven initiatives.  Most notable is their pioneering approach to “sacred marketing.” Through the release of over 40 innovative videos, Temple Sholom has delivered Jewish content to a growing viewership of more than 700,000 people. Rabbi Terlinchamp is the Director of JustLOVE, a multi-faith initiative that seeks to empower individuals with the knowledge, inspiration, and spiritual strength to be their best selves and do justice in this world. She writes for several media outlets including The Enquirer Board of Contributors and The Times of Israel Blogs. Rabbi Terlinchamp is a Rabbis Without Borders Fellow and is a member of the esteemed GLEAN Spiritual Entrepreneur 2017 cohort, a collaborative incubator formed in partnership between CLAL and the Columbia Business School. Rabbi Terlinchamp received her masters degree in Hebrew Letters in 2008, and was ordained as a rabbi in 2010 at HUC-JIR, Los Angeles. She received her Bachelors degree in Philosophy of Religion and Studio art from Scripps College in Claremont, CA and received additional studio art training at the London Slade School of art.

    Troy Bronsink founded the Hive in spring of 2016 with a desire to collaborate with facilitators from various traditions and backgrounds, making space for transformative individual and group encounters. He brings 25 years of experience in small group facilitation ranging from corporate consulting to community organizing, to spiritual formation. Through the Hive, Troy has developed the curriculum for The Common Good Fellowship, as well as hosting the weekly podcast, From the Hive, interviewing local and global contemplative leaders about their work and practice. Troy is a member of The Living School, an ordained Presbyterian minister, retreat leader, author, spiritual director, entrepreneurship coach, speaker, mixologist, musician, and consultant. He and his family live in the Cincinnati neighborhood of Northside.
    Be on the lookout for upcoming Abundant Community Conversations. Check the show notes for everyone’s bios and information. You can find more information about the Common Good Collective at commongood.cc. This episode has been guest hosted and

    • 24 min
    Segun Idowu: Shall We Rest in These Ruins?

    Segun Idowu: Shall We Rest in These Ruins?

    The Common Good Podcast is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and the structure of belonging.
    Since it’s founding over 30 years ago, the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts’s mission has been to create local, green, and fair economies. Every year SBN hosts an annual conference to promote this mission and on June 4th, with the help of the Common Good Collective, our 31st Annual Conference was held virtually. We sought to inspire collaborative action which will contribute to developing an economy that is local, green, and fair. Over the coming weeks, presentations and discussions from the Conference will be featured here, on the Common Good Podcast. The first keynote presentation we’d like to feature is from Segun Idowu, the Executive Director of the Black Economic Council of Massachusetts (BECMA). Segun discusses Black Wall Street, Juneteenth and asks if we will rest in these ruins. After Segun speaks, Laury Hammel, the Executive Director of the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts responds to Segun’s remarks.
    Segun Idowu is the Executive Director of the Black Economic Council of Massachusetts. Segun Idowu is one of the foremost leaders in Boston, and was recognized as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the City of Boston" by Boston Magazine (May 2020). He has led the conversation on empowering Black communities in Massachusetts, and has made significant breakthroughs at the State House advocating for Black-owned businesses, holding city and state governments, to equity standards in contracting. With Segun's leadership, BECMA raised $1.5 million last year through an initiative called the Greenwood Challenge, the majority of the funds for which are expected to go toward a technical-assistance program for Black-owned businesses.
    Laury Hammel is the Executive Director of the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts. Laury Hammel is the President and CEO of The Longfellow Clubs of Massachusetts, which encompasses health and sports clubs, holistic health centers, children’s centers, and camps that serve 15,000 members. Laury has helped dozens of Independent Business Alliances and other local business coalitions get started. Additionally, he founded the Sustainable Business Network of Massachusetts (SBN) in 1988, Business for Social Responsibility in 1991 and, in 2001, co-founded the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies.
    You can find more information about the Common Good Collective and the reader here. Common Good Podcast is a production of Bespoken Live and Common Change - Eliminating Personal Economic Isolation. This episode has been guest hosted by Manjulika Das and produced by Joey Taylor with music from Jeff Gorman.

    • 22 min
    Greg Jarrell: A Riff of Love

    Greg Jarrell: A Riff of Love

    The Common Good Podcast, which is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and the structure of belonging.  In this episode, Courtney Napier talks to Greg Jarrell about his book, A Riff of Love: Notes on Community and Belonging.
    Join the Common Good Collective on Tuesday, June 22nd, for an Abundant Community Conversation between Casper ter Kuile, Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp and Peter Block. Register here.
    Greg Jarrell is a founder of QC Family Tree, a community of hospitality in Charlotte, NC, where he shares life with his wife, Helms, their two kids, and a host of other neighbors who have become kin. He was also a fellow with the Common Good Collective and assists with the Common Good reader.
    Courtney Napier is a freelance journalist and writer from Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the founder of Black Oak Society —a community of Black writers and artists in the greater Raleigh area—and the editor of BOS Zine. Her work can be found in INDY Week and Scalawag Magazine, as well as on her blog, Courtney Has Words. Courtney chose to write because she wanted the untold stories of marginalized residents to be shared and preserved for generations to come. Her spouse and two children are a daily source of love and inspiration. She is also in charge of the Common Good Reader.
    You can find more information about the Common Good Collective and the reader here. Common Good Podcast is a production of Bespoken Live and Common Change - Eliminating Personal Economic Isolation. This episode has been guest hosted by Courtney Napier and produced by Joey Taylor with music from Jeff Gorman.

    • 24 min
    Terence Lester: Narrative Justice

    Terence Lester: Narrative Justice

    The Common Good Podcast is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and the structure of belonging.  In this episode, we talk to Terence Lester about his work with Love Beyond Walls, his video series on empathy (here & here), and his book, When We Stand: The Power of Seeking Justice Together.
    Terence Lester is a speaker, activist, author, and thought leader in the realm of systemic poverty. He’s known for nationwide campaigns that bring awareness to issues surrounding homelessness, poverty, and economic inequality. In 2013, Terence founded the non-profit, Love Beyond Walls, and has helped hundreds of individuals experiencing homelessness and poverty rebuild their lives. In 2019, Terence launched the first museum in the U.S. that represents homelessness out of a shipping container called, Dignity Museum. Terence has written four books. He holds four degrees and is working towards his PhD at Union Institute & University in Public Policy & Social Change. He is happily married to his best friend, Cecilia Lester and they have two amazing children, Zion Joy and Terence II.
    Greg Jarrell is a founder of QC Family Tree, a community of hospitality in Charlotte, NC, where he shares life with his wife, Helms, their two kids, and a host of other neighbors who have become kin. He was also a fellow with the Common Good Collective and assists with the Common Good reader.
    Courtney Napier is a freelance journalist and writer from Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the founder of Black Oak Society—a community of Black writers and artists in the greater Raleigh area—and the editor BOS Zine. Her work can be found in INDY Week and Scalawag Magazine, as well as on her blog, Courtney Has Words. Courtney chose to write because she wanted the untold stories of marginalized residents to be shared and preserved for generations to come. Her spouse and two children are a daily source of love and inspiration. She is also in charge of the Common Good Reader.

    As a writer and storyteller, Shannon Mannon invigorates community and inspires social healing through conversation. Currently, Shannon’s at the helm of 3-Minute Storyteller which creates digital stories featuring movement makers of all stripes— from astronauts to entrepreneurs to New York Times bestselling authors. Her work has been published in places like USA Today, Allsides.com, The Good Men Project, and she’s a regular contributor at Living Room Conversations, which uses conversation to bridge divides.
    Join the Common Good Collective this Thursday April 29th for a Jazz Listening Party with special guests Dayramir Gonzalez, Greg Jarrell, & John McKnight. Register here.
    You can find more information about the Common Good Collective at commongood.cc. Common Good Podcast is a production of Bespoken Live and Common Change - Eliminating Personal Economic Isolation. It is hosted by Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp and produced by Joey Taylor, with music by Jeff Gorman.

    • 24 min
    Reverend Lisa Yeboah: Falling in Love with Liberation

    Reverend Lisa Yeboah: Falling in Love with Liberation

    Common Good Podcast is a conversation about the significance of place, eliminating economic isolation and the structure of belonging.  In this episode, we talk to Reverend Lisa Yaboah about her pastoral address to her church in the wake of the last presidential election. 
    Reverend Lisa Yaboah is the campus pastor at Southeast Raleigh Table. She has a conversation with Greg Jarrell, Courtney Napier and Joey Taylor from the Common Good Collective.
    Greg Jarrell is a founder of QC Family Tree, a community of hospitality in Charlotte, NC, where he shares life with his wife, Helms, their two kids, and a host of other neighbors who have become kin. He was also a fellow with the Common Good Collective and assists with the Common Good reader.
    Courtney Napier is a freelance journalist and writer from Raleigh, North Carolina. She is the founder of Black Oak Society—a community of Black writers and artists in the greater Raleigh area—and the editor BOS Zine. Her work can be found in INDY Week and Scalawag Magazine, as well as on her blog, Courtney Has Words. Courtney chose to write because she wanted the untold stories of marginalized residents to be shared and preserved for generations to come. Her spouse and two children are a daily source of love and inspiration. She is also in charge of the Common Good Reader.
    Joey Taylor is the producer of the Common Good podcast and the director of Bespoken Live.
    You can find more information about the Common Good Collective at commongood.cc. Common Good Podcast is a production of Bespoken Live and Common Change - Eliminating Personal Economic Isolation. It is hosted by Rabbi Miriam Terlinchamp and produced by Joey Taylor, with music by Jeff Gorman.

    • 21 min

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