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From IJM comes The New Activist podcast. Each week, you’ll hear from the activists and world changers tackling some of the world’s biggest problems.

Presented by International Justice Mission (ijm.org)

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    • Religion & Spirituality
    • 4.9 • 594 Ratings

From IJM comes The New Activist podcast. Each week, you’ll hear from the activists and world changers tackling some of the world’s biggest problems.

Presented by International Justice Mission (ijm.org)

    Harmony Grillo, Victim to Survivor to Liberator

    Harmony Grillo, Victim to Survivor to Liberator

    Harmony Grillo is a survivor of exploitation turned UCLA honor student. Her goal is to help women and girls entrenched in sexual exploitation find freedom. In 2003, she founded Treasures to support other women in their recovery from the commercial sex industry and trafficking. Harmony’s memoir, Scars and Stilettos, details her harrowing account of moving from victim to survivor to liberator.
    Today, she shares her story with host Eddie Kaufholz, and gives us a unique view into serving the exploited.  
    Links from the Interview
    - Harmony's Tedx talk can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ImX4WGSDxyk
    - More of Harmony's work can be found here: https://harmonygrillo.com/
    - For all things Propaganda, head to: https://www.prophiphop.com/
    -  The New Activist is presented by IJM: https://www.ijm.org/
    The New Activist Social
    T - https://twitter.com/NewActivistIs
    FB - https://www.facebook.com/newactivistis/
    IG - https://www.instagram.com/newactivistis/
    web - http://www.newactivist.is
    Eddie Kaufholz, Host - https://twitter.com/edwardoreddie
     

    • 44 min
    John Prendergast, Following the Dirty Money

    John Prendergast, Following the Dirty Money

    John Prendergast is a human rights and anti-corruption activist as well as a New York Times best-selling author. He is the Co-Founder with George Clooney of The Sentry, an investigative and policy team that follows the dirty money connected to war criminals and transnational war profiteers. 
    Today, John shares his incredible journey of fighting the systemic and important issues associated with war profiteering. 
    Links from the Interview
    - For all things Propaganda, head to: https://www.prophiphop.com/
    -  The New Activist is presented by IJM: https://www.ijm.org/
    The New Activist Social
    T - https://twitter.com/NewActivistIs
    FB - https://www.facebook.com/newactivistis/
    IG - https://www.instagram.com/newactivistis/
    web - http://www.newactivist.is
    Eddie Kaufholz, Host - https://twitter.com/edwardoreddie
     

    • 43 min
    Dr. William Cooke, Treating a Health Care Crisis

    Dr. William Cooke, Treating a Health Care Crisis

    Dr. William Cooke is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Medicine, specializing in family medicine, addiction medicine, and HIV medicine. In his recent book, Canary in the Coal Mine, Dr. Cooke tells the story of uncovering an unprecedented health care disaster in his rural Indiana town - an opioid epidemic turned HIV outbreak.
    Today we talk about his journey, how is faith propels him, and how his activism story unfolded as he cared for the addicted and sick.
    Links from the Interview
    - Dr. Cooke's book: Canary in the Coal Mine
    - For all things Propaganda, head to: https://www.prophiphop.com/
    -  The New Activist is presented by IJM: https://www.ijm.org/
    The New Activist Social
    T - https://twitter.com/NewActivistIs
    FB - https://www.facebook.com/newactivistis/
    IG - https://www.instagram.com/newactivistis/
    web - http://www.newactivist.is
    Eddie Kaufholz, Host - https://twitter.com/edwardoreddie
     

    • 46 min
    Dr. Michelle Ami Reyes, Connecting Across Cultures

    Dr. Michelle Ami Reyes, Connecting Across Cultures

    Dr. Reyes is a second generation Indian American author, speaker, and activist. In addition, she is the Vice President of the Asian American Christian Collaborative and co-planted a church with her husband Aaron called Hope Community Church. This church is a minority-led multicultural church in East Austin. 
    Dr. Reyes discusses with host Eddie Kaufholz the work of the Asian American Christian Collaborative as well as her new book, Becoming All Things: How Small Changes Lead To Lasting Connections Across Cultures.
    Links from the Interview
    - For more on the writing/speaking/work of Dr. Reyes: https://michelleamireyes.com/
    - For all things Propaganda, head to: https://www.prophiphop.com/
    -  The New Activist is presented by IJM: https://www.ijm.org/
    The New Activist Social
    T - https://twitter.com/NewActivistIs
    FB - https://www.facebook.com/newactivistis/
    IG - https://www.instagram.com/newactivistis/
    web - http://www.newactivist.is
    Eddie Kaufholz, Host - https://twitter.com/edwardoreddie
     

    • 34 min
    Sho Baraka, Knowing Your History

    Sho Baraka, Knowing Your History

    Sho Baraka is a globally recognized recording artist, performer, culture curator, activist, and writer. His work combines his artistic platform with his academic history to contribute a unique perspective, elevating the contemporary conversation on faith, art, and culture.
    His new book, He Saw That It Was Good, examines important historic movements and engages the reader with art, justice, and history. Sho and Eddie talk about all of this - and much more.
    Links from the Interview
    - For more on Sho Baraka: https://www.barakaology.com/
    - For all things Propaganda, head to: https://www.prophiphop.com/
    -  The New Activist is presented by IJM: https://www.ijm.org/
    The New Activist Social
    T - https://twitter.com/NewActivistIs
    FB - https://www.facebook.com/newactivistis/
    IG - https://www.instagram.com/newactivistis/
    web - http://www.newactivist.is
    Eddie Kaufholz, Host - https://twitter.com/edwardoreddie
     

    • 38 min
    Stefan Van Voorst, Community Through Relationships

    Stefan Van Voorst, Community Through Relationships

    Stefan Van Voorst is the Founder and Executive Director of one2one. At one2one, they "...believe intentional relationships create, change, and build communities." They work in the Minneapolis and St. Paul cities of Minnesota.

    Today, Stefan shares with host Eddie Kaufholz about the power of relationships and how his organization is engaging in critical dialogues about race and police abuse.
    Links from the Interview
    - For more on one2one: https://one2oneconnect.org/
    - For all things Propaganda, head to: https://www.prophiphop.com/
    -  The New Activist is presented by IJM: https://www.ijm.org/
    The New Activist Social
    T - https://twitter.com/NewActivistIs
    FB - https://www.facebook.com/newactivistis/
    IG - https://www.instagram.com/newactivistis/
    web - http://www.newactivist.is
    Eddie Kaufholz, Host - https://twitter.com/edwardoreddie
     

    • 33 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
594 Ratings

594 Ratings

Andrew Sonneland ,

A gift!

Thanks so much for bringing these voices into our lives. So inspiring to think through how God is at work in the world in so many different ways to redeem and restore creation!

AZteen ,

All the best to you

Profound thanks to you for hosting this podcast. It’s been one of the things that has helped channel my family toward justice and toward meaningful work in this world. We will miss your gracious, insightful podcast presence. There are many new voices helping to shape our world because of the NA. Thank you and all the best to you and your family.

Kildefam ,

Love it!

These podcasts have been very helpful as I try to catch up my ignorance in regards to my racial education. I’m learning a lot about God’s love and truth from people who advocate for justice as a lifestyle. Thanks for hosting these!

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