In season three of Mission Forward, we're exploring the state of our collective health in the wake of the pandemic and what's necessary to bring us back together. We talk with experts, truth tellers, and firebrands who work and move among us to see what lies at the intersections of identity, value, and power. This season, host Carrie Fox welcomes Natalie S. Burke, president of Common Health Action, public health expert, and equity evangelist as co-host to explore how people, communities, and entire sectors are rewriting what being in relationship looks like.
Why Public Health Matters to Private Lives with Emily Howell and Todd Newman
Our guests this week, authors Todd Newman and Emily Howell (together with Dominique Broussard), present their insights into the messengers and their messages that constellate to keep us unhealthy.
Philanthropy’s Power Problem with JustFund’s Iara Peng
Getting resources to organizations truly doing front line work involves challenging entrenched ideologies and engaging leadership often marginalized in philanthropy: people of color. And so it is a group of funders and organizers of color who founded the organization, those who know best how to poke at philanthropy’s power problem. One of the leaders of this charge is our guest today: Iara Peng, founder and CEO of JustFund.
Reclaiming News as a Public Good with Tina Rosenberg
Through Solutions Journalism Network, Tina Rosenberg thoroughly shares her passion for rigorous reporting, educating future journalists, and reclaiming the news as an agent of public good. She joins us today to talk about the media, and its role in healing.
When Equal is Not Equitable with Linda Villarosa
Linda Villarosa is a brilliant storyteller, a journalist author, editor, and educator. She's a New York times magazine contributing writer where she covers race, inequality, and health. She joins us today to talk about just how far our public health system has to go on issues of equity and inclusivity.
The Writing on the Wall
This is going to be a season of perspective-shifting conversations that will touch on faith, media, the economic recovery, and the role of philanthropy. We start this week with a big picture conversation with our new co-host, Natalie S. Burke.
Season Three • The Future of Health
This season, we'll be looking at the state of our collective health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. What will it take to bring us back together? What have we learned, and what have we lost? Stay tuned for our first episode in early May.
Mission Forward Podcasts
The podcast episodes have been inspirational and helpful!
Reclaim Our Vote, Andrea Miller
Such a crucial topic right now! Carrie expertly probes and leads Andrea to lay out the important work she’s already done to end voter suppression as well as the work ahead, with many concrete ways we can get involved today! Well worth the listen!