In-depth conversations that promote a healthy dialogue on race relations in our community and around the nation. Wayland Cubit and a rotating chair of co-hosts seek common ground for the common good as they practice the art of kindness in civil discourse and authenticity in storytelling.
The Final Episode | Podcast Producer Mark Nehrenz Talks Storytelling (& a Message from Clarence Hill)
After 68 episodes, the United Voice Oklahoma podcast has reached it's end! On this final episode, Wayland & Taylor look back at the podcast, and interview Mark Nehrenz, Executive Director of OKC GOOD, who has produced every episode of the podcast. He talks about his journey into storytelling, and what led him to what he does today.
We end the episode with a special message from Dr. Clarence Hill, founder of our hosting organization Stronger Together. Clarence invites listeners interested in the unity conversation to subscribe to the newly launched Dream Together Podcast
Quintin Hughes Sr. | Stewarding the Renaissance in Northeast OKC
On our second to last EVER episode of the podcast, we are joined by Dr. Quintin Hughes Sr. He wears many hats in our city, and Wayland & Taylor talk to him about his experience in OKC predominately related to his work founding and directing Northeast OKC Renaissance Inc. , and organization that has played a massive role in stewarding the renaissance of NE OKC. He and his teammates are working to develop the community on the terms of longtime residents and stakeholders, to make sure equity and the needs of the community are at the forefront.
James Shaw Sr. | History of Boley and Oklahoma's All Black Towns
This week we are joined by Mr. James Shaw Sr. for a conversation about Oklahoma's historic all black towns. Mr. Shaw wrote a book entitled "Boley : Oklahoma's Famous Black Town", and he joins us to talk about growing up in Boley, as well as the history of the town and the other all black towns in Oklahoma
Denyvetta Davis | NE OKC Neighborhoods & Environmental Justice
Denyvetta Davis is the President of the Northeast OKC Neighborhood Coalition and has been the longtime leader of NE OKC’s JFK neighborhood. Ms. Davis joined us to talk about her decades of experience building up neighborhoods on the Eastside of OKC, and specifically some specific issues related to environmental justice in the areas where she lives and serves.
Ashley Dickson Oso | Community Voice | The Loom #4
Join us for the final of four "Loom Sessions" of the podcast, where Taylor is joined by Scotia Moore and four other guests to discuss topics specifically related to Scotia's project, The Loom. For these Loom episodes, we invite you to join us for a deep dive on issues related to race and relational dynamics between funders and practitioners in the nonprofit community.
Our fourth guest in this series is Ashley Dickson Oso. Ashley is currently the Programs and Communications Director for the Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma. She’s also an entrepreneur, community leader ,volunteer , advocate and a mother. She and her husband have a son and daughter. This young professional is a true connector who serves our city, and she KNOWS HER STUFF about our community. Today we talk with Ashley about the value of Community Voice.
If you want to hear more from Ashley, listen back to our interview with her in 2019 about Race, Neighborhoods, Resources, & Community Development in OKC
Kim Bandy | Rest | The Loom #3
Join us for the third of four "Loom Sessions" of the podcast, where Taylor is joined by Scotia Moore and four other guests to discuss topics specifically related to Scotia's project, The Loom. For these Loom episodes, we invite you to join us for a deep dive on issues related to race and relational dynamics between funders and practitioners in the nonprofit community.
Our third guest in this series is Kim Bandy. Kim Bandy is the Co-Founder of the Spero Project with her husband Brad, and they have done incredible work for nearly 13 years with our new neighbors in OKC who have come to Oklahoma on refugee or asylum journeys. She also works with Flourish OKC in pioneering new ways to fund and support those who are helping make our city a place of flourishing for all. This conversation challenges us all to re-think how the idea and need for rest is talked about and practiced in the nonprofit and giving professions.
For more on Kim's perspective on Rest, watch her video with Greg Jones on Volume II of the Loom at loom-woven.com.
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