A series of probing and authentic conversations between and for all races designed to educate and elevate racial awareness locally in Durham. This new conversation/podcast series will highlight local community members and businesses to explore how race affects their daily experience in the Raleigh Durham area.
Jake Kavanaugh has spent the last two decades as an educator and a designer. His career has spanned from Chicago to Tampa to Maine, and now he resides in Oxford and teaches at Durham Academy. We will talk diversity, race, and even designing a set for Bruce Springsteen at the Super Bowl.
Guests: Jordan and Nora Ayers, Fleet Feet Sports Durham
Topic: Diversity in the Running Industry
Episode Release Date: Sunday February 21, 2021
Founded in 1976 and with over 180 stores nationwide, Fleet Feet Sports is the nation’s largest running shoe and apparel retailer. Managing partner Jordan Ayers and Training Director Nora Ayers from Fleet Feet Durham join us for a conversation about the lack of diversity in the running industry and how their store is ready to step up and make changes to address it.
Girls on the Run
Podcast Topic: Diversity in the Running Industry
Guests: Juliellen Simpson-Vos and Ivory Patten, Girls on the Run
Episode Date: Monday February 8, 2021
Juliellen Simpson-Vos is the former Executive Director of Girls on the Run of the Triangle and is now Council Development VP for Girls on the Run HQ. Her role is supporting councils in sustainability, strategic partnerships, board engagement, and capacity building initiatives to ensure the network is strong and thriving. Ivory Patten is the Manager for Legal and Risk for GOTR International. Ivory focuses on the strategy, execution, and administration of legal, policy, compliance, and risk management on a national scale.
Join Together We Stand NC and Fleet Feet Durham as MAUD2.23 commemorates the death of runner Ahmaud Arbery on February 23, 2020 in Brunswick, Georgia.
On Tuesday February 23, 2021, @fleetfeetdurham will host a virtual 2.23 mile run. Go to @fleetfeetdurham and click on the link in the bio to register.
@togetherwestandnc and @strongerandfasterdurham will host a virtual Maud 2.23 strength training session. Two versions of the workout will be posted on the morning of February 23, 2021.
Together We Stand NC and Fleet Feet Durham will donate $2.23 for every Maud 2.23 shirt sold and for every virtual race and workout sign up to Durham People's Alliance. Click here to donate.
Click here to order your limited edition MAUD 2.23 LS shirt.
Coming Soon: Let's Talk About Race
Check out Let's Talk About Race, the new podcast from Together We Stand NC. Let's Talk About Race is a series of probing and authentic conversations between and for all races designed to educate and elevate racial awareness locally in Durham, North Carolina. This new conversation/podcast series will highlight local community members and businesses to explore how race affects their daily experience in the Raleigh Durham area.