Driving structural, transformative change for economic inclusion and racial equity
Episode 32: Bringing Black Women to the Policy Table with Cassandra Welchlin and Shannon Williams
Listen to Cassandra Welchlin and Shannon Williams discuss equal pay and the role of Black women in the push for progressive change in Mississippi and the U.S. South.
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Episode 31: Resisting COVID Capitalism with Ursula Price and LaToya Johnson
Listen to Ursula Price and LaToya Johnson of the New Orleans Workers’ Center for Racial Justice discuss advocacy, organizing, and community-led policy change for Black and Brown workers bearing the brunt of COVID-19 impacts in the Deep South.
Episode 30: We Keep Us Safe with Zach Norris
Listen to Zach Norris and Jhumpa Bhattacharya discuss systems reform and new visions of public safety as they explore takeaways from Zach’s new book, We Keep Us Safe: Building Secure, Just, and Inclusive Communities.
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Episode 29: Centering Women – It’s More Than Lip Service
Listen to Anne Price and Jhumpa Bhattacharya discuss the work of lifting up women and centering Blackness as they reflect on recent trends and ponder new frontiers in racial and gender justice.
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Episode 28: Crushing Rural Stereotypes with Kendra Bozarth
Listen to Kendra Bozarth and Jhumpa Bhattacharya discuss how disrupting false and reductive narratives about rural America can support more inclusive and responsive policy change.
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Episode 27: Dr. Lisa D. Cook and Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman
Listen to Dr. Lisa D. Cook, Anna Gifty Opoku-Agyeman, and Jhumpa Bhattacharya discuss the extreme underrepresentation of Black women in economics and why that matters for the field – and for public policy.
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