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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 Neighboring Movement Podcast The Neighboring Movement

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 17 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.

    Lindsay Ford: The Efficacy of Relational Organizing

    Lindsay Ford: The Efficacy of Relational Organizing

    "It's time to start thinking about the upcoming election season!" At least, that's what Lindsay Ford says, the guest on The Neighboring Movement Podcast for this week. Lindsay is a friend and the leader of an awesome organization that we partner with out of Kansas City, Kansas - The Voter Network. In this episode, Lindsay shares with us the deep power of doing voter engagement work through the lens of relational organizing.

    • 24 min
    Howard Lawrence: Creating a Neighborly Vibe

    Howard Lawrence: Creating a Neighborly Vibe

    Welcome to this week's episode of The Neighboring Movement Podcast! In this episode, we had the honor of interviewing Howard Lawrence in Edmonton, Alberta. Amongst so much more, Howard is an experienced neighboring practitioner, an expert on asset-based community development, and the leader of Edmonton's Abundant Communities Initiative.

    • 30 min
    Jennifer White: ICT SOS and the Work of Connecting

    Jennifer White: ICT SOS and the Work of Connecting

    Hello friends and faithful listeners! This week, we had the pleasure of interviewing Jennifer White, the founder and executive director of ICT SOS, an anti-trafficking organization in our hometown of Wichita, Kansas. In the episode, Jennifer gives an overview of her nonprofit's work while also discussing the intersection of this work with making connections and building community.

    • 27 min
    Brandon Wrencher: Joining God in the Neighborhood

    Brandon Wrencher: Joining God in the Neighborhood

    This week on the podcast, we had the honor of being joined by Brandon Wrencher - a pastor, author, speaker, organizer, and nonprofit leader. Brandon has his hands in a lot of different initiatives, one of which is organizing with a nonprofit called the Good Neighbor Movement and another of which is researching with the Liberating Church Project. Tune in to the episode to learn more about these fascinating organizations and Brandon's powerful work!

    • 28 min
    Valecia Vogts-Scribner: Social Justice on a More Local Scale

    Valecia Vogts-Scribner: Social Justice on a More Local Scale

    For today's episode, we had the honor of interviewing our friend Valecia Vogts-Scribner. Valecia is a pastor in our community of Wichita, Kansas, who has recently been volunteering at our nonprofit as a part of her seminary work. She possesses a deep passion for social justice, and in this episode, we examine her journey of becoming a pastor and how she thinks about neighboring in the context of her church setting and social justice work.

    • 24 min
    Introducing...Aileen Rueda-DaCosta!

    Introducing...Aileen Rueda-DaCosta!

    In the midst of today's episode, we are so delighted for you to get to know Aileen Rueda-DaCosta! Aileen is the newest staff member at The Neighboring Movement and our Communications Director/Storyteller, and she has not yet been introduced on the podcast! So, for today's episode, staff members Adam and Kristopher sat down with Aileen to talk about her passions and gifts, her creative storytelling vision, and what drew her to this work. We're so honored to introduce her to you all!

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

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17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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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!

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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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