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For The Movement elevates and discusses persistent policy, social and civil rights issues affecting African Americans and communities of color.

For The Movement National Urban League

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For The Movement elevates and discusses persistent policy, social and civil rights issues affecting African Americans and communities of color.

    Full Speed Ahead: Connecting America’s Students to the Internet and Opportunity

    Full Speed Ahead: Connecting America’s Students to the Internet and Opportunity

    On this episode, we are joined by Evan Marwell, CEO of EducationSuperhighway, a non-profit organization that just smashed a very ambitious goal to connect 99% of America’s public school classrooms to high-speed internet. Mr. Marwell talks about the work and partnerships that contributed to this successful venture and what’s next for the organization as America’s students migrate away from classrooms to at-home learning.
    The hosts for this episode are Clint Odom, NUL Senior Vice President of Policy & Advocacy and Toni Wiley, NUL Director of Advocacy.
    From the National Urban League, For The Movement discusses persistent policy, social, and civil rights issues affecting communities of color.


    Discussed in this episode:
    National Urban League
    Black
    Black America
    African-American
    News
    Information
    Advocacy
    Politics
    Education
    COVID
    Students
    Public Schools
    Digital divide
    Technology
    High-Speed Internet
    Broadband
    Opportunity
    FCC
    Jessica Rosenworcel
    Bill Kennard
    Comcast
    Charter
    Telecom
    Internet Service Provider
    Governors
    Affordability
    School closure
    Homework gap
    Remote learning
    Jobs
    Pandemic
    Homeless
    Eviction
    Foreclosure
    Displacement
    Learning labs
     
    Twitter and Instagram: @edsuperhighway
    Website: www.educationsuperhighway.org

    • 29 min
    Pete Buttigieg: The Next Chapter

    Pete Buttigieg: The Next Chapter

    On this episode, we are joined by Pete Buttigieg, two-term mayor of South Bend, IN, 2020 U.S. presidential candidate, and Biden campaign surrogate. Mayor Buttigieg stops by for a “Election Eve” conversation about race, politics, and moving the country forward following one of the most divisive election cycles in recent history.
    The hosts for this episode are Clint Odom, NUL Senior Vice President of Policy & Advocacy and Toni Wiley, NUL Director of Advocacy.
    From the National Urban League, For The Movement discusses persistent policy, social, and civil rights issues affecting communities of color.


    Discussed in this episode:
    National Urban League
    Black
    Black America
    African-American
    News
    Information
    Advocacy
    Politics
    2020 Election
    President
    Remote learning
    Digital divide
    Pandemic
    Early vote
    Mail-in ballot
    Vaccine
    Voting rights
    Climate change
    Infrastructure
    Biden-Harris
    Amy Coney Barrett
    Darrick Hamilton
    Federal courts
    ACA
    Pro-choice
    Voter suppression
    Judicial activism
    Police reform
    Accountability
    Crime
    Law enforcement
    Vice Presidential Debate
    Mike Pence
    The fly
    FOX News
    Information silos
    Echo chambers
    Privilege
    Multiracial conversations
    Reparations
    Household wealth gap
     
    Pete Buttigieg on Twitter: @petebuttigieg
    Website: wintheera.com

    • 16 min
    No Guarantees: Mayor Michael Tubbs’ Plan to Save American Families from Poverty

    No Guarantees: Mayor Michael Tubbs’ Plan to Save American Families from Poverty

    On this episode, we are joined by Michael Tubbs, the youngest, first African American, and current mayor of Stockton, CA. Mayor Tubbs discusses why he founded Mayors for a Guaranteed Income and the importance of all citizens having access to economic safety nets during our current pandemic and beyond.
    The hosts for this episode are Clint Odom, NUL Senior Vice President of Policy & Advocacy and Toni Wiley, NUL Director of Advocacy.
    From the National Urban League, For The Movement discusses persistent policy, social, and civil rights issues affecting communities of color.


    Discussed in this episode:
    National Urban League
    Black
    Black America
    African-American
    News
    Information
    Advocacy
    Universal Basic Income
    Guaranteed Income
    Stockton CA
    Safety Net
    Housing
    Housing insecurity
    Unemployment
    Welfare
    Institutional racism
    Social contract
    Working poor
    Dignity of work
    Human dignity
    COVID-19
    Coronavirus
    Subsidies
    Bail out
    Mayors
    Black Lives Matter
    CARES Act
    LIFT Act
    Essential workers
    Poverty
    Foreclosure
    Eviction
    Kamala Harris
    Rashida Tlaib
     
    Mayors for a Guaranteed Income website: mayorsforagi.org
    Mayors for a Guaranteed Income on Twitter: @MayorsforAGI
    SEED website: StocktonDemonstration.org
    Mayor Tubbs on Twitter & Instagram: @michaeldtubbs
     

    • 25 min
    What We Have to Lose: Sen. Sherrod Brown Speaks on Housing Segregation and Its Disparate Impact on Black America

    What We Have to Lose: Sen. Sherrod Brown Speaks on Housing Segregation and Its Disparate Impact on Black America

    On this episode, we are joined by Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH), the current ranking member of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. Senator Brown discusses the committee’s newly-released report, Turning Back the Clock: How the Trump Administration Has Undermined 50 Years of Fair Housing Progress, which details the ongoing lack of improvement in the area of fair housing, particularly as it relates to the wealth and health gap in communities of color.
    The host for this episode is Clint Odom, NUL Senior Vice President of Policy & Advocacy.
    From the National Urban League, For The Movement discusses persistent policy, social, and civil rights issues affecting communities of color.


    Discussed in this episode:
    National Urban League
    Black
    Black America
    African-American
    News
    Information
    Advocacy
    Housing
    Segregation
    Wealth gap
    Fair Housing Act
    Community Reinvestment Act
    Redlining
    Housing discrimination
    Racism
    Suburb
    Inner-city
    Eviction
    Foreclosure
    Displacement
    Gentrification
    Black homeownership
    Public health
    COVID
    Emergency Renters Assistance
    Dignity of work
    Martin Luther King Jr
    Civil Rights
    Affordable Housing
    Ben Carson
    HUD
     
    Turning Back the Clock…(Senate Housing Report): http://bit.ly/TurningBack_HousingRpt
    Twitter- @SenSherrodBrown
    Facebook- Senator Sherrod Brown
    Instagram- http://bit.ly/sensherrodbrown
     

    • 24 min
    What Have We Learned: Education, Equity, and Race in the time of COVID

    What Have We Learned: Education, Equity, and Race in the time of COVID

    On this episode, we are joined by Rebecca “Becky” Pringle, the current President of the National Education Association (NEA), the largest employee organization and labor union in the country. Mrs. Pringle talks about the challenges that educators, support staff, students and parents face as they navigate education during the dual crises of COVID and racial inequity.
    The hosts for this episode are Clint Odom, NUL Senior Vice President of Policy & Advocacy and Toni Wiley, NUL Director of Advocacy.
    From the National Urban League, For The Movement discusses persistent policy, social, and civil rights issues affecting communities of color.

    Discussed in this episode:
    National Urban League
    Black
    Black America
    African-American
    News
    Information
    Advocacy
    National Education Association
    NEA
    Education
    Public school
    Equity
    Teachers
    Students
    Parents
    Distance learning
    Pandemic
    COVID
    Homework gap
    Digital divide
    School to Prison Pipeline
    Implicit Bias
    Special Needs
    Broadband
    Department of Education
    Betsy DeVos
    Trump
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    HEROES Act
     
    Twitter: @beckypringle
    Website: educatingthroughcrisis.org

    • 38 min
    Polling Black: Navigating Racial Attitudes during COVID-19 and the Movement for Black Lives

    Polling Black: Navigating Racial Attitudes during COVID-19 and the Movement for Black Lives

    On this episode, we are joined by Shannon Curie, Vice President at Benenson Strategy Group and award-winning National Urban League Young Professionals leader. At Benenson, Ms. Currie specializes in qualitative research and strategic messaging and will walk us through recent ethnographic studies mapping the Black American experience during the 2020 presidential election cycle, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Movement for Black Lives.
    The hosts for this episode are Clint Odom, NUL Senior Vice President of Policy & Advocacy and Toni Wiley, NUL Director of Advocacy.
    From the National Urban League, For The Movement discusses persistent policy, social, and civil rights issues affecting communities of color.


    Discussed in this episode:
    National Urban League
    Black
    Black America
    African-American
    News
    Information
    Advocacy
    Benenson Strategy Group
    Microaggression
    Discrimination
    Fatigue
    Polling
    Leadership
    Reform
    Justice
    Media
    Values
    Attitudes
    Survey
    Vote by Mail Fraud
    Coronavirus Vaccine
    School Reopening
    2020 Presidential Election
    Approval Rating
    Market Research
    Qualitative Research
    Social Ambassadors
    Social Responsibility
    Decision-making
    Seat at the Table
    Black Lives Matter
    Movement for Black Lives
    National Urban League Young Professionals
     
    Twitter/ IG: @shannonjanean

    • 34 min

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