Conversations on Community and Leadership is a project from the doctoral program of Leadership Studies at North Carolina A&T led by Dr. Karen T. Jackson. Each podcast features interviews from community work by students engaged in the course Leadership for Community and Civic Engagement. Together they discuss various community projects the impacts they are having on people. Interviewers probe into the effectiveness of leaders and their work.
Durham Teacher Turned Community Organizer - Conversations on Community and Leadership
Host Heidi Perez talks with a former school teacher from Durham, North Carolina turned community organizer at Durham Camp. They discuss how civic engagement can be done in a meaningful way and the value of collaboration. This podcast is part of a project in leadership under Dr. Karen Jackson.
Social justice and inequities in community - Conversations on Community and Leadership
This community conversation features four doctoral students in leadership at North Carolina A&T under Dr. Karen Jackson with a YWCA leader discussing their work in Greensboro. They discuss the coalitions and collaboration going on in the city and how their work can increase engagement and affect elections and legislation advocacy.
Civic engagement and theater - Conversations on Community and Leadership
Leadership doctoral student sits down with an actress to discuss how theater can be used in civic engagement. Theater brings people together in a community, connects the present and the past, and contextualizes shared experiences. Theater can also be used as a way to reach youth and others outside of traditional power structures.
Action Research Today (ART) Podcast - Conversations on Community and Leadership
Action Research Today (ART) Podcast is part of a project from the doctoral program at North Carolina A&T under Dr. Karen Jackson. The podcast discusses mental health in the Black working class. Discussants include social workers and participants in community programs in North Carolina.
Healing from sexual assault - Conversations on Community and Leadership
Doctoral students at North Carolina AT&T under the direction of Dr. Karen Jackson connect with leaders and organizations doing work in this community. In this episode, the topic of sexual assault and the support agencies there to serve are discussed.
Grief and Black Youth in America- Conversations on Community and Leadership
Doctoral student under Dr. Karen Jackson at North Carolina A&T takes a look at trauma and loss in the Black community, particularly among youth. She offers a way to reframe grief and loss as a healthy part of the healing and coping process to improve mental health.