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A podcast by the Community Foundation of Greater Flint. The Philanthropy Speaks podcast is hosted by Isaiah Oliver, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint. Join us as we engage in candid conversations with leaders throughout the nonprofit world and inspiring individuals who are making a real difference in Flint and Genesee County, Michigan.

Philanthropy Speaks Community Foundation Of Greater Flint

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A podcast by the Community Foundation of Greater Flint. The Philanthropy Speaks podcast is hosted by Isaiah Oliver, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint. Join us as we engage in candid conversations with leaders throughout the nonprofit world and inspiring individuals who are making a real difference in Flint and Genesee County, Michigan.

    Celebrating Black Philanthropy Month

    Celebrating Black Philanthropy Month

    We celebrated Black Philanthropy Month in August with a new podcast featuring local philanthropists Wanda Harden, George Wilkinson, Adrian Walker, DeAndra Larkin and Shannon Polk.Tune in and listen to a great conversation with Isaiah Oliver, President and CEO.
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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 3: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

    Episode 3: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

    In this episode, we speak with Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha on her recent book and programs focused on the children of Flint affected by the Flint Water Crisis.
    Dr. Hanna-Attisha shares about programs such as the Flint Registry which is in place to identify individuals exposed to the Flint Water Crisis. This program is designed to help keep Flint residents healthy by connecting them to different resources in the community. She also explains the biggest concern she has for Flint kids is the ability to sustain being able to continue providing the great programs and resources for the kids long term.
    "Communities all over are learning from us, not just the pipe replacement, but also from the innovative, preventative and proactive work we are doing to help children and families", Dr. Hanna-Attisha said. "What we are doing in Flint is being adopted by other communities and these best practices are all based on science."
    Dr. Hanna-Attisha also talks about the book she recently published, What the Eyes Don’t See: A story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City. In this book, she explains how to be awake and fight for social justice.
    For more information on her book, please visit https://monahannaattisha.com/.
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    • 23 min
    Episode 2: Brandon Carr and the Carr Cares Foundation

    Episode 2: Brandon Carr and the Carr Cares Foundation

    Isaiah Oliver, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, leads an organization focused on engaging people in philanthropy in Flint and Genesee County, Michigan.  In this episode he speaks with Brandon Carr of the Baltimore Ravens and Troy Forte, Executive Director of the Carr Cares Foundation. 
    A graduate of Carman-Ainsworth High School and a product of Flint, MI, Brandon Carr always knew he wanted to give back. Together with Troy, they share their passion and commitment for Flint and how they use their platform to support education, entrepreneurship and cancer care.  
    If you want to learn more about the Carr Cares Foundation and support the great work they are doing, visit www.CarrCares.org.  
    For more information about the Community Foundation of Greater Flint and support the work happening in Flint & Genesee County visit www.cfgf.org.
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    • 23 min
    Dr. Gail Christopher, Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation

    Dr. Gail Christopher, Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation

    Isaiah Oliver, President and CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, leads an organization focused on engaging people in philanthropy in Flint and Genesee County, Michigan. In this podcast he speaks with Dr. Gale Christopher, racial healer, holistic doctor, and architect of the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation (TRHT) initiative taking place in Flint and 13 other communities across the United States. TRHT is a comprehensive, national and community-based process launched by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation. Dr. Christopher describes “the why” behind TRHT and what communities can do to address the contemporary effects of racism.

    If you’d like to learn more about the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation initiative, visit their website here: https://www.wkkf.org/what-we-do/racial-equity/truth-racial-healing-transformation.  If you’d like to learn more about Dr. Gail Christopher, you can visit her website at http://drgailcchristopher.com

    To support the Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation Fund of the CFGF, give at www.cfgf.org.


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    • 27 min

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