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What if we could impact the world by connecting with the people who live nearest to us--that is our neighbors? It turns out, we can. In this podcast we interview awesome neighbors to learn from them and be inspired by them. We also share occasional neighboring tips. And sometimes we play folk music! So come on over and join us on the front porch.

The Neighbor Next Door Matthew Johnson and Adam Barlow-Thompson

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

What if we could impact the world by connecting with the people who live nearest to us--that is our neighbors? It turns out, we can. In this podcast we interview awesome neighbors to learn from them and be inspired by them. We also share occasional neighboring tips. And sometimes we play folk music! So come on over and join us on the front porch.

    Megan Ginn: The ABCD Rabbit Hole

    Megan Ginn: The ABCD Rabbit Hole

    This week on the podcast, Matt and Adam are joined by Megan Ginn whom they met virtually during a seminar that the Neighboring Movement was hosting for a global ABCD event. Megan has a gift for finding information and learning from everything she can find and then sharing what she has learned with the rest of us. This episode is a gold mine of sound bites and mic drops!

    • 28 min
    Palsys With Palsies Episode Swap

    Palsys With Palsies Episode Swap

    This week, Matt and Adam are joined by friends, Justin Hancock and Rebecca Mitts. We are doing something we haven't done in a while, a podcast episode swap! Justin and Rebecca are the hosts of a podcast called Palsys With Palsies where they share profound ideas about important topics in an approachable and accessible way.

    • 57 min
    Neighboring Tip: Strike Up a Conversation With a Neighbor

    Neighboring Tip: Strike Up a Conversation With a Neighbor

    This week, Matt and Adam are joined by Kristopher Swanson for a new Neighboring Tip which is to strike up a conversation with your neighbor.

    • 13 min
    Maddie Johnson: Welcome Maddie!

    Maddie Johnson: Welcome Maddie!

    This week, Adam and Matt are joined on the podcast by Maddie Johnson. She is joining the Neighboring Movement team to be the new Good Neighbor Experiment coordinator! Listen in to meet Maddie and hear a little bit about her and why she is excited to join us!

    • 15 min
    Dee Brooks: Let the Dog Go

    Dee Brooks: Let the Dog Go

    This week Matt and Adam are joined by Dee Brooks, ABCD Asia Pacific Trainer and Facilitator for the Jeder Institute and ABCD Asia Pacific Network. She is a world-wide connector for Asset Based Community Development and we are thrilled to have her on the podcast!

    • 36 min
    David Burton: Missouri Extension Office

    David Burton: Missouri Extension Office

    This week, Matt and Adam are joined by David Burton from Springfield, Missouri who works for the University of Missouri Extension in community development. David shares his experiences with neighboring, what caused him to begin advocating for neighboring, as well as the pilot program they launched in March and what lessons they are already learning from that.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
16 Ratings

16 Ratings

Chet Ridenour ,

Practical Neighboring Tips Strengthen Communities

Interested in building stronger relationships between the neighbors on your block? Then this is THE podcast for you. You'll love listening to Matt, Adam and their special guests discuss the theories and realities of what it actually takes to bring people together. The content mixes touching personal stories, with practical tips from AmeriCorps volunter "VISTApher," and insightful interviews from experts in the field of neighboring. You'll laugh, smile and learn something on their virtual front porch. Start listening now, and Happy Neighboring!

Rebel BT ,

This is fun!

The episodes are quick and to the point. They are lighthearted and also help folks have hope for the world.

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