Chezuba Talks

Chezuba Talks is a series of podcasts highlighting the work of non-profits and their leaders, celebrating these inspiring changemakers in their journey of benevolence.

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Breaking the Mold: Transforming Education at Crossroads School

BUneke: A Global Storytelling Powerhouse for Positive Change

Nature's Rx: Finding Renewal and Reinvention in the Great Outdoors

Supercharging Futures: Stacks and Joules' Pathway to Empowerment through Technology

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Ep-208 • 23mins 22sec
Breaking the Mold: Transforming Education at Crossroads School

Discover gripping stories of students thriving in personalized, mastery-based learning environments.

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June 14, 2024
Ep-207 • 30mins 20sec
BUneke: A Global Storytelling Powerhouse for Positive Change

Whether you're a nonprofit enthusiast or a storytelling aficionado, this episode promises to spark creativity, drive social change, and remind you of the profound power of stories to connect us all.

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June 14, 2024
Ep-206 • 28mins 13sec
Nature's Rx: Finding Renewal and Reinvention in the Great Outdoors

Join us to rediscover the beauty and restorative power of nature and learn how outdoor education can transform lives.

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June 14, 2024
Ep-205 • 25mins 55sec
Supercharging Futures: Stacks and Joules' Pathway to Empowerment through Technology

Tune in to explore how technological education can unlock unprecedented opportunities and drive meaningful progress in our communities.

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June 14, 2024
Ep-204 • 23mins 55sec
Navigating Global Dynamics: Insights from CIRIS.

Discover the mission of CIRIS, a nonpartisan nonprofit research organization dedicated to providing insights and policy solutions for students, professionals, and decision-makers.

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June 4, 2024
Ep-203 • 23mins 55sec
Bringing Light to Dark Times.

Loving Tanner's mission extends beyond mere sympathy; they provide tangible support to grieving families through various initiatives.

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June 4, 2024
Ep-202 • 32mins 03sec
Uniting Dreams and Realities with Universal Promise.

Universal Promise is more than just an educational initiative—it's a movement for empowerment and sustainability, driven by the unwavering belief that every child deserves a chance to succeed.

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June 4, 2024
Ep-201 • 20mins 02sec
Celebrating Cultural Diversity: The Kent International Festival Journey

Tune in to explore the power of cultural exchange and the beauty of celebrating heritage in this enlightening episode of Chezuba Talks.

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May 23, 2024
Ep-200 • 23mins 44sec
Sailing the Seas of Opportunity: Empowering Martha's Vineyard with Sail MV

Embark on a voyage of discovery with Andrew Nutton, executive director of Sail MV, as he shares the organization's journey from humble beginnings to becoming a cornerstone of Martha's Vineyard's maritime community.

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May 23, 2024
Ep-199 • 21mins 30sec
Risk to Resilience: A journey of significant decisions.

Join Tej and Larry as they discuss the impact of vocational training, the challenges faced by at-risk youth, and the success stories that inspire positive change.

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May 23, 2024
Ep-198 • 28mins 36sec
Inside Cat Tales Wildlife Center: A Journey into the Wild

From heartwarming tales of animal rescue to the challenges of providing care for these magnificent creatures, Lisa shares her experiences and insights, offering a unique glimpse into the world of wildlife conservation.

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May 23, 2024
Ep-197 • 31mins 21sec
Empowering Inclusion: Building a Future for Individuals with Special Needs

"Doc" Hunsley highlights the importance of training for caregivers, educators, and employers to create a more inclusive environment. Additionally, he provides practical advice for families on financial planning and legal protection for their children with special needs.

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May 23, 2024
Ep-196 • 20 mins 26sec
Wishes Granted: Bringing Joy Amidst Adversity

In this emotionally charged episode, Elesha opens up about her sister Kelly's battle with breast cancer and how it sparked the creation of their nonprofit organization.

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May 23, 2024
Ep-195• 23min 05sec
Essential Equilibrium: Linking Basic Human Needs to Climate Action

Tracy shares her journey from obtaining a permaculture design certificate to empowering communities in Kenya through sustainable practices and technological access.

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April 25, 2024
Ep-194• 30min 46sec
The Future of Sustainable Living on Water

Join host Tej as she explores the innovative concept of seasteading with Carly Jackson, Development Director of the Seasteading Institute, in this riveting episode of Chezuba Talks.

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April 25, 2024
Ep-193• 35min 00sec
The Power of Free Speech: A Catalyst for Change

This episode not only highlights the historical significance of free speech but also underscores its enduring impact on our modern society.

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April 25, 2024
Ep-192• 24min 02sec
Radiocave: Building Community and Healing Through Music and Art

After his career was halted by epilepsy, Nicholas channeled his challenges into creating an inclusive online community that supports and broadcasts the works of diverse artists while raising funds for charity.

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April 25, 2024
Ep-191• 18min 33sec
Crafting Connections: Unveiling Culture and Community through Local Treasures

Queen Sheba shares her journey from personal inspiration to impactful action, detailing her efforts in combating female genital mutilation and promoting entrepreneurship among local artisans.

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April 18, 2024
Ep-190• 31min 59sec
Conscious Living: Unveiling the Key to Lasting Happiness and Fulfillment

In this compelling episode of Chezuba Talks, we explore the transformative work of the Kiirti Trust, founded by the visionary educator, Mr. Siva Kantheti.

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April 18, 2024
Ep-189• 19 min 28sec
Fortifying the Himalayas: Elevating Rural Futures Through Opportunities

Dive into a captivating discussion about the foundation's dedication to improving lives in the rural Himalayas through education, skill development, women empowerment, and medical support.

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April 18, 2024
Ep-188• 18 min 46sec
From Words to Worlds: The Inspiring Journey of Scioto Literary

Amanda shares her vision for fostering creativity, supporting local artists, and building community through literature.

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April 18, 2024
Ep-187• 28 min 41sec
Echoes of Change: The Cinematic Journey Towards Environmental Awareness

Join us as Mr. Panday unveils how filmmaking, combined with the right platforms like Chezuba, can mobilize collective action towards a sustainable future, bridging complex environmental topics with the general public in engaging and meaningful ways.

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April 8, 2024
Ep-186• 10 min 55sec
Lighting Paths of Hope: The Transformative Journey of Murphy Foundation

From navigating personal adversities to spearheading 28 successful projects with the invaluable support of volunteers, Richard's journey exemplifies the power of resilience, compassion, and global solidarity.

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April 8, 2024
Ep-185 • 35min 01sec
Driving Hope: A Golf Journey from Cancer Survivorship to Impactful Giving

Join us as Bob shares the pivotal moments of his battle with cancer, the inspiration behind his nonprofit work, and how he continues to hammer cancer with hope, one golf tournament at a time.

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April 8, 2024
Ep-184 • 30 min 52 sec
Visionary Inclusivity: Opening Opportunities for All

Listen as Robert shares the challenges and triumphs of creating accessible housing models, providing meaningful employment opportunities, and promoting dignity and independence for those with disabilities.

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April 8, 2024
Ep-183 • 47min 19sec
Unfiltered Canvasses: Celebrating the Boundless Creativity of Childhood

From discussing the unexpected and poetic narratives found in children's drawings to exploring the upcoming participatory exhibition and research projects, this episode is a celebration of creativity, memory, and the enduring impact of children's art on our lives and societies.

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April 8, 2024
Ep-182 • 24 min 08 sec
Empowering Digital Citizenship: Navigating Online Challenges with Kim Karr

This episode is a must-listen for educators, parents, and anyone interested in understanding and improving the digital landscape for the betterment of all. Join Tej and Kim for an enlightening discussion that illuminates the path towards a more responsible and positive digital world.

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March 27, 2024
Ep-181 • 25 min 32sec
Preserving Our Planet: The Crucial Role of Untouched Lands and Biodiversity Conservation

The episode explores the Phoenix Conservancy's innovative use of technology in conservation efforts, from satellite imagery to AI, and how these tools have enabled the organization to tackle global restoration projects efficiently.

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March 27, 2024
Ep-180 • 19min 16sec
Unwavering Support: Dr. Annise Mabry's Mission to Never Give Up

This conversation sheds light on the challenges of educational accessibility, the transformative power of volunteer work, and Dr. Annise Mabry's unique programs designed to empower individuals.

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March 19, 2024
Ep-179 • 21min 08sec
Nurturing Hope: Dr. Fatuma Doka's Grassroots Revolution in Uganda

From providing nutritious school lunches to spearheading the establishment of a health center, Tender Grassroots is a testament to what dedication, compassion, and community collaboration can achieve.

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March 19, 2024
Ep-178 • 33min 06 sec
Home of Hearts: Ms. Diggs Legacy of Love and Shelter

This episode is not only an exploration of the foster care experience but also a call to action for anyone looking to make a difference in the lives of children in need. Join us on Chezuba Talks as we celebrate the extraordinary contributions of Rose Diggs and learn how we can all be a part of the change we wish to see in the world.

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March 13, 2024
Ep-177 • 17 min 54sec
Yoga 4 The World: Spreading Wellness, One Breath at a Time

This episode unveils the heart of yoga's accessibility, touching on prenatal classes for women of color, outreach in communities affected by poverty and drug abuse, and the innovative approach to bring yoga to kids in schools.

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March 13, 2024
Ep-176 • 19 min 04sec
Global Classrooms: Empowering Educators Through Adventure

This nonprofit organization is dedicated to empowering educators by encouraging them to volunteer abroad, thereby broadening their horizons and enriching their teaching back home.

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February 22, 2024
Ep-175 • 22 min 46sec
Embracing the World Through Travel: Cultivating Curiosity and Connection in children

Discover how Travelnitch is pioneering a movement to ignite the travel itch in young minds, encouraging families to step out of their comfort zones and embrace the rich tapestry of our global diversity.

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February 22, 2024
Ep-174 • 30 min 01 sec
Cultivating Change: Empowering Communities Through Data, Art, and Design in Easton

Stuart Phelps is crafting a future where community engagement and innovation converge to spark widespread positive change. Discover the stories, the challenges, and the victories of a charity that's truly making a difference, one project at a time.

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February 19, 2024
Ep-173 • 15 min 30 sec
Galloping Towards Healing: Unbridling the Power of Horses in Therapy.

This episode unveils the profound impact of therapeutic horsemanship at SIRE, showcasing how horses can be magnificent healers and teachers. Through a blend of heartfelt stories and insights into SIRE's operations, listeners are invited to explore the symbiotic relationship between humans and horses, underscoring the enduring legacy and future potential of equine therapy.

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February 12, 2024
Ep-172 • 22 min 17sec
Breathing Hope: Unveiling the Global Fight for Respiratory Rights and Wellness.

This episode of the podcast highlights the essential work being done by GAAPP and sheds light on the global challenges and advancements in the treatment and awareness of respiratory and allergic diseases. Through strategic partnerships, volunteer involvement, and relentless advocacy, GAAPP is paving the way for a healthier, more breathable world.

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February 12, 2024
Ep-171 • 19 min 40sec
Unlocking Avian Wonders: Joni Ellis' Mission to Equip Bird Conservationists

Joni Ellis shares her inspiring journey and the impactful work of Optics for the Tropics, highlighting how a simple pair of binoculars can transform lives and advance bird conservation efforts globally.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-170 • 16 min 30sec
Education's Ripple Effect: Desirée Lee's Journey to Empower Haiti's Tomorrow

This episode of ChezubaTalks offers a profound look into Desirée Lee's efforts to uplift communities through education in Haiti, illustrating the power of knowledge in changing lives and shaping futures.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-169 • 23 mins 23 sec
Shattering Period Taboos: Dr. Azumah's Mission with Love Your Menses

This episode of Chezuba Talks with Dr. Azumah dives deep into menstrual health, exploring everything from public health policies to personal experiences, making it a must-listen for anyone interested in understanding and supporting menstrual equity.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-168 • 21 mins 43sec
Part II : Stitching Success: A Sartorial Odyssey with Andrew Ramroop OBE

Listen to Andrew Madan Ramroop's insightful discussion on the art and philosophy of bespoke tailoring, his educational endeavors, and his interactions with notable figures.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-168 • 18mins 33sec
Part I : Stitching Success: A Sartorial Odyssey with Andrew Ramroop OBE

Founder of the Savile Row Academy, Andrew's story is one of passion, resilience, and excellence.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-167 • 15mins 11sec
Connecting Hearts in Healthcare: The Compassionate World of Nursing with Dr. McCamey

Join us on an inspiring journey into the heart of healthcare with our esteemed guest, Dr. Danielle McCamey, a veteran nurse practitioner, and visionary leader. In this episode, we delve into the transformative power of nursing, highlighting its noble role in patient care.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-166 • 21 mins 18sec
Bridging the Opportunity Gap: Educate. Radiate. Elevate. - Empowering Underserved Students Through Quality Education

Join us as we delve into the inspiring world of Lindsey Wander, the visionary founder of Educate. Radiate. Elevate, a nonprofit providing free tutoring to underserved students. Learn about her journey, challenges, and the transformative impact of quality education.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-165 • 25 mins 34sec
Preserving Possibilities: Tackling the Epidemic of Wasted Medicines

Join us in an eye-opening episode as we unravel the hidden world of wasted medicines and explore the inspiring efforts of GiveMed, a nonprofit organization working relentlessly to turn surplus into salvation.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-164 • 25 mins 30sec
From Homelessness to Hope: Painting a Brighter Future for Kids

In this illuminating episode of "Chezuba Talks," host Tej engages in a heart-to-heart conversation with the remarkable Joslyn Dobson, co-founder of the Amherst Foundation and Cap City Kids. Together, they delve into the pressing issue of homelessness among children and the transformative impact that Cap City Kids has had on countless young lives.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-163 • 22 mins 20 sec
Stargazing Odyssey: Unveiling the Cosmos with The Summit County Astronomy Club

From distant galaxies to the wonders of our night sky, this podcast takes you on a cosmic adventure.

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January 29, 2024
Ep-162 • 22 mins 39sec
'HATCH'ing a Better World with Yarrow Kraner

Join us as we dive into the world of innovation, collaboration, and social impact with Yarrow Kraner, the creative alchemist and founder of HATCH. Discover how extraordinary humans from diverse backgrounds come together to tackle global challenges and create meaningful impact.

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November 8, 2023
Ep-161 • 20 mins 39 sec
Amplifying Change: The Art of Advocacy Communication

Don't miss this insightful episode on the art of advocacy communication, as Piper Hendricks shares her expertise in driving positive change through effective communication. Join us in unlocking the secrets to amplifying change!

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November 8, 2023
Ep-160 • 16 mins 23 sec
Stories of Mini Pig Rescue : A Heartwarming but Herculean Task

Join us on this journey into the world of mini pig rescue, where compassion knows no bounds. Explore the challenges, triumphs, and the profound impact of Meagan's work in making a difference, one mini pig at a time.

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November 8, 2023
Ep-159 • 29 mins 48sec
Uncovering True Strength: How Fitness Fuels Transformation & Service

In this engaging podcast episode, Sarah Mayo, the founder and executive director of Point One Vision, discusses the organization's mission to empower the fitness industry by redefining strength as a force for service. She shares her personal journey of transformation and how she realized the deeper purpose of fitness beyond physical health. Sarah's insights challenge the conventional self-love culture and emphasize the power of service to others as a path to personal growth and fulfillment.

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October 18, 2023
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Wings of Hope: The Flying Dog Foundation's Lifesaving Mission for Dogs

Discover the unwavering commitment and extraordinary efforts that go into saving dogs from dire situations. From greyhounds to meat trade survivor dogs, Jacqueline shares the remarkable stories of resilience, compassion, and hope that define their mission.

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October 18, 2023
Ep-157 • 32 mins 12sec
Soaring Dreams: Philadelphia Boys' Gymnastics

Join us as we explore the dynamic world of gymnastics, core strength discipline, and the pursuit of excellence in physical fitness.

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October 18, 2023
Ep-156 • 29mins 03sec
Parking Paradigm: Unveiling the Canvas of Urban Landscapes

This podcast explores the often-underestimated role of parking in shaping our cities and the urgent need for parking reforms to create more sustainable, accessible, and vibrant urban environments. Join us as we unlock the hidden world of parking and its impact on our daily lives.

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October 18, 2023
Ep-155 • 20 mins 04sec
Shining a Light on Autism Meets Faith: Love Conquers All

Join us in this episode to discover how Holly is bringing hope and support to autistic children and their families.

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October 9, 2023
Ep-154 • 23mins 31sec
The Soondra Foundation: Illuminating Hope for Healthcare Equity

Gayatri's unwavering passion for healthcare equity has led to the establishment of this grassroots foundation, where empathy, advocacy, and innovation play a pivotal role in transforming lives.

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October 9, 2023
Ep-153 • 31mins 04sec
Redefining Beauty: The Power of Fighting Pretty

Discover how Fighting Pretty empowers women to navigate the unique challenges of their cancer journey, fosters community, and provides a safe space for individuals and caregivers alike.

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October 9, 2023
Ep-152 • 26 mins13sec
From Compassion to Change: Donna Werner's Quest to Empower Orphans

Join us in this inspiring episode as we delve into the heartwarming story of Donna Werner, the founder of Dorcas Destiny International. Donna's journey from the financial services industry to becoming a passionate advocate for orphans in Kenya is nothing short of remarkable.

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October 9, 2023
Ep-151 • 30mins 19sec
Young, Restless and Fearless: Love For Red

This podcast episode highlights Maanya Pandey's incredible journey in addressing period poverty and offers valuable insights and advice for young activists.

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October 9, 2023
Ep-150 • 29mins 36sec
Preserving Cultures: An Insightful Conversation about Gullah Geechee

Discover the untold stories, traditions, and the incredible resilience of the Gullah Geechee people as Luana takes us on a journey through time. Learn how you can contribute to the preservation of this invaluable cultural heritage.

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September 28, 2023
Ep-149 • 20mins 01sec
Paws and Purrs: Championing Feline Welfare with Angie Campbell

Join us as we explore the challenges and rewards of helping our feline friends in need and learn about the critical work done by Feline Lifeline.

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September 28, 2023
Ep-148 • 22mins 52sec
Shaping Tomorrow: The Alberta Tomorrow Simulator for Sustainable Land Use

This episode provides an inspiring look into the Alberta Tomorrow Simulator, shedding light on its potential to empower the next generation with the knowledge and tools needed to create a sustainable future.

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September 28, 2023
Ep-147 • 24mins 21sec
The Timeless Art of Theater: Building Community and Bridging Generations

Julia Rodriguez sheds light on the enduring value of theater as an art form and how Beaumont Community Players continues to foster a vibrant and inclusive cultural community.

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September 28, 2023
Ep-146 • 23mins 47sec
From Madison Avenue to Mowing Lawns: A Journey of Compassion

Join us on this inspiring journey of transformation and compassion as we explore how Brian Schwartz went from Madison Avenue to becoming a beacon of hope and kindness through "I Want to Mow Your Lawn.

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September 28, 2023
EP-96 • 18 min 51sec
Seeding Hope: The SOL Foundation's Mission to Save Species and Restore Nature

Join the conversation and discover how you can contribute to a greener future on this insightful episode.

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September 28, 2023
EP-95 • 19min 26 sec
From Classroom to Global Impact: Recognizing an Extraordinary Educator's Journey

Join Tej and Monique in this inspiring episode as they discuss the power of education, overcoming barriers, and creating opportunities for the next generation.

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September 28, 2023
EP-94 • 20 min 22 sec
STEM Amplified: Empowering Youth to Bridge the Representation Gap

Join us on this empowering journey with Sade Luwoye as we break barriers and inspire success in the world of STEM. Tune in to the "Win in STEM" podcast and be part of the movement to create a more inclusive and diverse STEM community.

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September 28, 2023
Ep-145 • 28 mins 52 sec
From Dreams to Reality: Nurturing Young Entrepreneurs : Crystal Victoria and Target Evolution

Join us as Crystal Victoria takes us on a journey of empowerment, resilience, and the transformation of young minds into the entrepreneurs and leaders of tomorrow. If you're interested in fostering creativity, problem-solving, and a proactive mindset in children, this podcast is a must-listen. Discover how experiential learning can make a significant impact on our future leaders.

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September 20, 2023
Ep-144 • 21 mins 54sec
Amigos Internacionales: Saving Children, One Life at a Time

Join us as we explore the incredible work of Amigos International, an organization dedicated to nurturing vulnerable children and their communities. Discover their journey, challenges, and the power of compassion

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September 20, 2023
Ep-143 • 24 mins 27sec
Wells International Foundation: Forging women to recognize their legacy

We embark on a journey with Dr. Monique Wells, the visionary behind the Wells International Foundation. Dr. Wells shares her incredible story and the foundation's mission to empower women through various avenues, including education, mentorship, and philanthropy.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-142 • 23mins 46sec
First-generation pioneers.Women Inspiring Women

Join us as we celebrate the strength, resilience, and unity of women, especially first-generation pioneers. In this episode, meet Paulaska Ramirez, founder of Generation Fearless, a beacon of hope for women navigating uncharted territories

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September 15, 2023
Ep-141 • 30mins 15sec
Transforming Lives: Change Course - A Journey of Hope and Redemption

Join us as we dive into the inspiring world of Change Course, a non-profit organization on a mission to break the cycle of hardship and transform lives. Discover how they're bridging the gap in career development and creating a community of resilience.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-140 • 22mins 38sec
Art for Healing: A Journey of Hope and Resilience

Discover the transformative power of art in healing as we delve into the heartwarming stories behind Hearts Need Art, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing creativity and hope to patients in hospitals.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-139• 27 mins 11sec
Tools of Resilience: How Tool Bank Disaster Services Empowers Communities in Crisis

Join us in this inspiring episode as we explore the power of community and preparedness in times of disaster. Discover how Tool Bank Disaster Services equips and empowers volunteers to make a difference when it's needed most.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-138 • 27mins 03 sec
Harvesting Hope and Solving Hunger: a Revolutionary Solution to Food Waste

Our guest, Gary Oppenheimer, the visionary behind Ampleharvest.org, unveils a revolutionary solution that reframes hunger and food waste as information problems rather than just food problems. Drawing parallels with game-changing companies like Tesla and Uber, Gary discusses how he transformed the landscape of food donation, bridging the gap between gardeners with surplus produce and food pantries desperately in need of fresh ingredients.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-137 • 17 mins 44sec
Navigating Infertility : Bridging Parenthood and Making IVF Accessible

Are you curious about the world of in vitro fertilization, the challenges of infertility, and the remarkable work being done to support aspiring parents? In this episode of Chezuba Talks, host Tej introduces us to Elana Frank, the visionary behind the Jewish Fertility Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to bridging the gap between the dream of parenthood and the realities of IVF.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-136 • 25 mins 56 sec
Unveiling Journeys of Literacy, Learning, and Community Transformation

In this episode, we're privileged to have Andrea Meyer, the Secretary and Executive Director of the Center 4 Success Network, as our guest. Andrea's journey unfolds as a former educator turned champion of education equity. Through the power of community partnerships and personalized mentorship, Andrea and her organization have been instrumental in bridging the literacy gap and empowering students across Detroit and Pontiac, Michigan.

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September 15, 2023
Ep-135 • 26mins 37sec
Embracing Inclusivity through Technology and Compassion

In this episode, we explore the significance of disabilities within the context of inclusivity and highlight the extraordinary efforts of Easter Seals Greater Houston, a nonprofit organization with a 75-year legacy of serving people of all ages with disabilities. Kristen Reed, a compassionate advocate and driving force behind the organization, sheds light on their innovative approach to harnessing technology to empower and transform lives.

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August 18, 2023
Ep-134 • 27mins 10sec
Building Community, and Nurturing Leaders for a Just Future.

Join us on an inspiring episode as we delve into the world of youth empowerment, community building, and social justice advocacy. Our guest, Khary Lazzare-White, co-founder of The Brotherhood Sister Sol, takes us on a profound journey through the organization's founding vision and its evolution over the years.

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August 18, 2023
Ep-133 • 22mins 27sec
Elevating Women's Voices and Empowering Communities.

In this empowering episode of Chezuba Talks, we bring you an incredible story of resilience and hope as we delve into the work of Women with Initiatives, a remarkable nonprofit organization based in Montgomery County, Maryland. Hosted by Tej, this episode takes you on a journey through the heartwarming endeavors of Women with Initiatives and their tireless efforts to make a positive impact on women and children across North America, the Caribbean, and West Africa.

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August 18, 2023
Ep-132 • 25 mins 43sec
Banging Pots: Leading Voices Home, One Beat at a Time!

Don't miss out on this uplifting conversation with Emma, co-founder of the Banging Pots Foundation. Tune in to the full podcast episode to be inspired and motivated to make a positive impact in your community and beyond. Remember, together, we can all be the voice that leads others home.

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August 18, 2023
Ep-131 • 22 mins 20sec
Literacy Matters:Unlocking Doors Through Learning and Empowerment

Tune in to this episode, as we uncover the transformative influence of literacy, engage with dedicated individuals like Dr. Dodi Hodges, and explore the boundless potential that comes with a world enriched by education.

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August 18, 2023
Ep-130 • 29 mins 32sec
From Rot to Resilience: The Journey of Food Forward in Ending Hunger

Join us as we dive into a compelling conversation with Rick Nahmias, a visionary leader who saw the potential of surplus produce to combat hunger and poverty. Learn about the incredible work of Food Forward, transforming lives and building a more resilient food system. Discover how food can be more than sustenance—it can be a solution

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August 3, 2023
Ep-129 • 32 mins 18 sec
Challenging Capital Punishment: The Fight for Justice and Abolition

Join host Tej in this thought-provoking episode,as she engages in a profound discussion with Hillary Taylor, an ardent advocate against the death penalty.

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August 3, 2023
Ep-128 • 23 mins 42 sec
From Desperation to Liberation: How Families to Freedom Breaks Barriers and Rebuilds Lives

Stand with us and Families to Freedom as we shed light on the critical issue of domestic violence and the incredible work being done to break the cycle of abuse. Tune in to this powerful episode and be inspired to make a difference in the lives of survivors. Together, let's create a world free from violence and full of hope.

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August 3, 2023
Ep-127 • 33 mins 03 sec
Drops of Hope: Empowering Lives through Water, Sanitation, and Global Health

Join us as we explore the heart-wrenching reality that by 2025, half of the world's population will be living in water-stressed areas. In developing countries, every two minutes, a child under 5 loses their life to water-related diseases. Shockingly, 1 in 10 people lack even basic drinking-water services, with 159 million relying on surface water for survival. These statistics paint a stark picture of the dire need for action and compassion.

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August 3, 2023
Ep-126 • 21mins 42 sec
Breath of Hope : Creating Awareness About Lung Transplants.

Tune in to this episode and be inspired by the remarkable journey of the Sid Foundation, led by Ananya Vahal Perez, as they pave the way for a future where lung transplant patients find hope, healing, and the breath of life they deserve.

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August 3, 2023
Ep-125 • 25 mins 04 sec
Embracing Unique Abilities: The Power of Creative Enrichment for Special Needs Individuals.

Join us as we delve into the magic of Joshua Stage, where after-school programs, summer camps, workshops, and online sessions come alive with theater, art, music, dance, and more. Through the "Creative Outlet Method," Joshua and his team empower participants to find their creative spirit and strengthen their unique abilities, all while building self-confidence and social skills.

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July 27, 2023
Ep-124 •19 mins 56 sec
Neighborly Bonds: Uniting Hearts in Challenging Times

Jake shares his heartfelt vision of creating a community coordinator of nonprofits, channeling people's energy and passion into productive actions right in their own neighborhood. Learn how Blue Skies provides essential care packages filled with food, hygiene products, and more to those in need, aiming to be the first responders to poverty. Find out how Jake and his dedicated team of local and remote volunteers make a significant impact, not only with material support but also through advocating for those facing challenges within the system.

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July 27, 2023
Ep-123 • 22 mins 32 sec
IFAOH: Creating Space for Healing and Support.

In this episode, we have the honor of welcoming Mrs. Omolola Adekeye, a woman of power, purpose, and passion. Her heart beats with the rhythm of compassion, empathy, and love, as she endeavors to support women, especially single mothers and widows, who are suffering from inner trauma. Through her nonprofit organization, the Institute for the Advancement of Humanity (IFAOH), Omolola aims to create a space where women can be heard, seen, and empowered to transform themselves and their communities.

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July 27, 2023
Ep-122 • 24 mins 47sec
From Tragedy to Triumph: Empathy, Hope and Healing for all!

Join us in this heartfelt conversation, as we explore the power of empathy and the profound impact of community-driven initiatives in bringing hope and healing to those in need.

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July 27, 2023
Ep-121 • 21 mins 35 sec
Miracles in Makeovers: Room Redux's Mission of Hope and Healing

Step into the world of miracles as Suzie Vybiral,the founder of Room Redox, unveils the power of room transformations in healing the scars of child abuse. Join us on a heartwarming journey to create safe havens and brighter futures for innocent souls.

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July 27, 2023
Ep-120 • 33 mins 59 sec
Breaking the Herpes Stigma: Empowering Lives, One Conversation at a Time

Join Tej and Courtney W. Brame on a powerful episode of "Something Positive for Positive People," where they challenge the herpes stigma and bring awareness to this commonly misunderstood condition. Courtney, a sexual and mental health advocate who was diagnosed with herpes in 2013, opens up about his personal journey through stigma and how it led him to create a 501c3 nonprofit organization.

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July 27, 2023
Ep-119 • 26 mins 49 sec
Unveiling the Science of Stress Illness: Unraveling the Mind-Body Connection

Join us as we uncover the science behind stress illness and its profound impact on the mind and body. Dr. David D Clark MD empowers us with knowledge and hope, showcasing how understanding the mind-body connection can lead to transformative healing. Tune in to this insightful episode to gain valuable insights into managing stress and unlocking the path to a healthier, happier life.

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July 27, 2023
Ep-118 • 16 mins 42 sec
Paving the Path to Justice Reform with Patrice Sulton

In this episode, we converse with Patrice Sulton, the driving force behind DC Justice Lab, a collective of law and policy experts dedicated to revolutionizing the criminal legal system in Washington DC. As an attorney, criminal justice reform advocate, community organizer, and law school professor, Patrice is on a mission to fundamentally transform the face of justice for the underprivileged.

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July 27, 2023
Ep-117 • 20 mins 26 sec
Where Love Finds Home: Empowering Kinship Families for a Brighter Future

Join us as Michelle recounts her inspiring decision to become a foster parent to teenagers and how it ignited her passion for empowering kinship families. Discover the profound impact of kinship foster care and how it preserves connections with family, culture, and community, ensuring children find their way home.

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July 27, 2023
Ep-116 • 29 mins 60sec
The Power Within : Triumph over Chronic Pain with Barby Ingle

In this special episode, we have the privilege of hosting Barby Ingle, an acclaimed author, speaker, and influential voice in the field of chronic pain and illness. Having experienced the challenges of living with reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), also known as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), Barby's insights offer a unique perspective on the physical, emotional, and societal impact of chronic pain.

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July 27, 2023
Ep-115 • 16 mins 35 sec
Hope Beyond Borders: Inspiring Stories of Humanitarian Impact with Rob

Meet Rob, the inspirational leader with contagious energy and an entrepreneurial spirit. As the Executive Director of CC PC, he has over 29 years of experience leading and building non-profit organizations. Rob is a sought-after speaker, seminar facilitator, and the host of the nonprofit leadership podcast. He was recognized as a hometown hero by Salt Lake magazine and invited to be part of Harvard Business School's Young American Leaders program in 2021. Rob's dedication to serving all people, regardless of race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or gender, has made a significant impact on communities.

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July 27, 2023
Ep-114 • 31 mins 08 sec
TADSAW Incorporated: Healing Heroes with Canine Companionship

This organization carefully matches highly trained service dogs with veterans and first responders, providing them with companionship, love, and a sense of purpose. These incredible animals are not only trained to support individuals with everyday tasks but also to sense emotional distress and provide comfort in times of crisis.

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July 27, 2023
Ep-113 • 19 mins 46 sec
Empowering Ageless Change Agents - Inspiring Seniors for a Vibrant Future!

Join the conversation with Dr. Annie Ferguson on how seniors can be the driving force for positive change, as she shares inspiring stories of transformation and community building in the Bay Area.

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July 27, 2023

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Supercharging Futures: Stacks and Joules' Pathway to Empowerment through Technology

Tune in to explore how technological education can unlock unprecedented opportunities and drive meaningful progress in our communities.
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Nature's Rx: Finding Renewal and Reinvention in the Great Outdoors

Join us to rediscover the beauty and restorative power of nature and learn how outdoor education can transform lives.
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Ep-207 • 30mins 20sec

BUneke: A Global Storytelling Powerhouse for Positive Change

Whether you're a nonprofit enthusiast or a storytelling aficionado, this episode promises to spark creativity, drive social change, and remind you of the profound power of stories to connect us all.
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Ep-208 • 23mins 22sec

Breaking the Mold: Transforming Education at Crossroads School

Discover gripping stories of students thriving in personalized, mastery-based learning environments.
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Ep-202 • 32mins 03sec

Uniting Dreams and Realities with Universal Promise.

Universal Promise is more than just an educational initiative—it's a movement for empowerment and sustainability, driven by the unwavering belief that every child deserves a chance to succeed.
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Ep-203 • 23mins 55sec

Bringing Light to Dark Times.

Loving Tanner's mission extends beyond mere sympathy; they provide tangible support to grieving families through various initiatives.
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Ep-204 • 23mins 55sec

Navigating Global Dynamics: Insights from CIRIS.

Discover the mission of CIRIS, a nonpartisan nonprofit research organization dedicated to providing insights and policy solutions for students, professionals, and decision-makers.
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Ep-200 • 23mins 44sec

Sailing the Seas of Opportunity: Empowering Martha's Vineyard with Sail MV

Embark on a voyage of discovery with Andrew Nutton, executive director of Sail MV, as he shares the organization's journey from humble beginnings to becoming a cornerstone of Martha's Vineyard's maritime community.
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Ep-196 • 20 mins 26sec

Wishes Granted: Bringing Joy Amidst Adversity

In this emotionally charged episode, Elesha opens up about her sister Kelly's battle with breast cancer and how it sparked the creation of their nonprofit organization.
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Ep-197 • 31mins 21sec

Empowering Inclusion: Building a Future for Individuals with Special Needs

"Doc" Hunsley highlights the importance of training for caregivers, educators, and employers to create a more inclusive environment. Additionally, he provides practical advice for families on financial planning and legal protection for their children with special needs.
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Ep-198 • 28mins 36sec

Inside Cat Tales Wildlife Center: A Journey into the Wild

From heartwarming tales of animal rescue to the challenges of providing care for these magnificent creatures, Lisa shares her experiences and insights, offering a unique glimpse into the world of wildlife conservation.
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Ep-199 • 21mins 30sec

Risk to Resilience: A journey of significant decisions.

Join Tej and Larry as they discuss the impact of vocational training, the challenges faced by at-risk youth, and the success stories that inspire positive change.
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Ep-201 • 20mins 02sec

Celebrating Cultural Diversity: The Kent International Festival Journey

Tune in to explore the power of cultural exchange and the beauty of celebrating heritage in this enlightening episode of Chezuba Talks.
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Radiocave: Building Community and Healing Through Music and Art

After his career was halted by epilepsy, Nicholas channeled his challenges into creating an inclusive online community that supports and broadcasts the works of diverse artists while raising funds for charity.
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Ep-193• 35min 00sec

The Power of Free Speech: A Catalyst for Change

This episode not only highlights the historical significance of free speech but also underscores its enduring impact on our modern society.
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Ep-194• 30min 46sec

The Future of Sustainable Living on Water

Join host Tej as she explores the innovative concept of seasteading with Carly Jackson, Development Director of the Seasteading Institute, in this riveting episode of Chezuba Talks.
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Ep-195• 23min 05sec

Essential Equilibrium: Linking Basic Human Needs to Climate Action

Tracy shares her journey from obtaining a permaculture design certificate to empowering communities in Kenya through sustainable practices and technological access.
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Ep-188• 18 min 46sec

From Words to Worlds: The Inspiring Journey of Scioto Literary

Amanda shares her vision for fostering creativity, supporting local artists, and building community through literature.
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Ep-189• 19 min 28sec

Fortifying the Himalayas: Elevating Rural Futures Through Opportunities

Dive into a captivating discussion about the foundation's dedication to improving lives in the rural Himalayas through education, skill development, women empowerment, and medical support.
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Ep-190• 31min 59sec

Conscious Living: Unveiling the Key to Lasting Happiness and Fulfillment

In this compelling episode of Chezuba Talks, we explore the transformative work of the Kiirti Trust, founded by the visionary educator, Mr. Siva Kantheti.
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Ep-191• 18min 33sec

Crafting Connections: Unveiling Culture and Community through Local Treasures

Queen Sheba shares her journey from personal inspiration to impactful action, detailing her efforts in combating female genital mutilation and promoting entrepreneurship among local artisans.
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Ep-185 • 35min 01sec

Driving Hope: A Golf Journey from Cancer Survivorship to Impactful Giving

Join us as Bob shares the pivotal moments of his battle with cancer, the inspiration behind his nonprofit work, and how he continues to hammer cancer with hope, one golf tournament at a time.
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Ep-186• 10 min 55sec

Lighting Paths of Hope: The Transformative Journey of Murphy Foundation

From navigating personal adversities to spearheading 28 successful projects with the invaluable support of volunteers, Richard's journey exemplifies the power of resilience, compassion, and global solidarity.
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Ep-187• 28 min 41sec

Echoes of Change: The Cinematic Journey Towards Environmental Awareness

Join us as Mr. Panday unveils how filmmaking, combined with the right platforms like Chezuba, can mobilize collective action towards a sustainable future, bridging complex environmental topics with the general public in engaging and meaningful ways.
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Ep-183 • 47min 19sec

Unfiltered Canvasses: Celebrating the Boundless Creativity of Childhood

From discussing the unexpected and poetic narratives found in children's drawings to exploring the upcoming participatory exhibition and research projects, this episode is a celebration of creativity, memory, and the enduring impact of children's art on our lives and societies.
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Ep-184 • 30 min 52 sec

Visionary Inclusivity: Opening Opportunities for All

Listen as Robert shares the challenges and triumphs of creating accessible housing models, providing meaningful employment opportunities, and promoting dignity and independence for those with disabilities.
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Ep-181 • 25 min 32sec

Preserving Our Planet: The Crucial Role of Untouched Lands and Biodiversity Conservation

The episode explores the Phoenix Conservancy's innovative use of technology in conservation efforts, from satellite imagery to AI, and how these tools have enabled the organization to tackle global restoration projects efficiently.
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Ep-182 • 24 min 08 sec

Empowering Digital Citizenship: Navigating Online Challenges with Kim Karr

This episode is a must-listen for educators, parents, and anyone interested in understanding and improving the digital landscape for the betterment of all. Join Tej and Kim for an enlightening discussion that illuminates the path towards a more responsible and positive digital world.
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Ep-179 • 21min 08sec

Nurturing Hope: Dr. Fatuma Doka's Grassroots Revolution in Uganda

From providing nutritious school lunches to spearheading the establishment of a health center, Tender Grassroots is a testament to what dedication, compassion, and community collaboration can achieve.
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Ep-180 • 19min 16sec

Unwavering Support: Dr. Annise Mabry's Mission to Never Give Up

This conversation sheds light on the challenges of educational accessibility, the transformative power of volunteer work, and Dr. Annise Mabry's unique programs designed to empower individuals.
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Ep-177 • 17 min 54sec

Yoga 4 The World: Spreading Wellness, One Breath at a Time

This episode unveils the heart of yoga's accessibility, touching on prenatal classes for women of color, outreach in communities affected by poverty and drug abuse, and the innovative approach to bring yoga to kids in schools.
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Ep-178 • 33min 06 sec

Home of Hearts: Ms. Diggs Legacy of Love and Shelter

This episode is not only an exploration of the foster care experience but also a call to action for anyone looking to make a difference in the lives of children in need. Join us on Chezuba Talks as we celebrate the extraordinary contributions of Rose Diggs and learn how we can all be a part of the change we wish to see in the world.
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Ep-175 • 22 min 46sec

Embracing the World Through Travel: Cultivating Curiosity and Connection in children

Discover how Travelnitch is pioneering a movement to ignite the travel itch in young minds, encouraging families to step out of their comfort zones and embrace the rich tapestry of our global diversity.
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Ep-176 • 19 min 04sec

Global Classrooms: Empowering Educators Through Adventure

This nonprofit organization is dedicated to empowering educators by encouraging them to volunteer abroad, thereby broadening their horizons and enriching their teaching back home.
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Ep-174 • 30 min 01 sec

Cultivating Change: Empowering Communities Through Data, Art, and Design in Easton

Stuart Phelps is crafting a future where community engagement and innovation converge to spark widespread positive change. Discover the stories, the challenges, and the victories of a charity that's truly making a difference, one project at a time.
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Ep-172 • 22 min 17sec

Breathing Hope: Unveiling the Global Fight for Respiratory Rights and Wellness.

This episode of the podcast highlights the essential work being done by GAAPP and sheds light on the global challenges and advancements in the treatment and awareness of respiratory and allergic diseases. Through strategic partnerships, volunteer involvement, and relentless advocacy, GAAPP is paving the way for a healthier, more breathable world.
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Ep-173 • 15 min 30 sec

Galloping Towards Healing: Unbridling the Power of Horses in Therapy.

This episode unveils the profound impact of therapeutic horsemanship at SIRE, showcasing how horses can be magnificent healers and teachers. Through a blend of heartfelt stories and insights into SIRE's operations, listeners are invited to explore the symbiotic relationship between humans and horses, underscoring the enduring legacy and future potential of equine therapy.
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Ep-168 • 18mins 33sec

Part I : Stitching Success: A Sartorial Odyssey with Andrew Ramroop OBE

Founder of the Savile Row Academy, Andrew's story is one of passion, resilience, and excellence.
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Ep-168 • 21 mins 43sec

Part II : Stitching Success: A Sartorial Odyssey with Andrew Ramroop OBE

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Ep-169 • 23 mins 23 sec

Shattering Period Taboos: Dr. Azumah's Mission with Love Your Menses

This episode of Chezuba Talks with Dr. Azumah dives deep into menstrual health, exploring everything from public health policies to personal experiences, making it a must-listen for anyone interested in understanding and supporting menstrual equity.
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Ep-170 • 16 min 30sec

Education's Ripple Effect: Desirée Lee's Journey to Empower Haiti's Tomorrow

This episode of ChezubaTalks offers a profound look into Desirée Lee's efforts to uplift communities through education in Haiti, illustrating the power of knowledge in changing lives and shaping futures.
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Ep-171 • 19 min 40sec

Unlocking Avian Wonders: Joni Ellis' Mission to Equip Bird Conservationists

Joni Ellis shares her inspiring journey and the impactful work of Optics for the Tropics, highlighting how a simple pair of binoculars can transform lives and advance bird conservation efforts globally.
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Ep-167 • 15mins 11sec

Connecting Hearts in Healthcare: The Compassionate World of Nursing with Dr. McCamey

Join us on an inspiring journey into the heart of healthcare with our esteemed guest, Dr. Danielle McCamey, a veteran nurse practitioner, and visionary leader. In this episode, we delve into the transformative power of nursing, highlighting its noble role in patient care.
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Ep-164 • 25 mins 30sec

From Homelessness to Hope: Painting a Brighter Future for Kids

In this illuminating episode of "Chezuba Talks," host Tej engages in a heart-to-heart conversation with the remarkable Joslyn Dobson, co-founder of the Amherst Foundation and Cap City Kids. Together, they delve into the pressing issue of homelessness among children and the transformative impact that Cap City Kids has had on countless young lives.
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Ep-165 • 25 mins 34sec

Preserving Possibilities: Tackling the Epidemic of Wasted Medicines

Join us in an eye-opening episode as we unravel the hidden world of wasted medicines and explore the inspiring efforts of GiveMed, a nonprofit organization working relentlessly to turn surplus into salvation.
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Ep-166 • 21 mins 18sec

Bridging the Opportunity Gap: Educate. Radiate. Elevate. - Empowering Underserved Students Through Quality Education

Join us as we delve into the inspiring world of Lindsey Wander, the visionary founder of Educate. Radiate. Elevate, a nonprofit providing free tutoring to underserved students. Learn about her journey, challenges, and the transformative impact of quality education.
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Ep-163 • 22 mins 20 sec

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From distant galaxies to the wonders of our night sky, this podcast takes you on a cosmic adventure.
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Ep-161 • 20 mins 39 sec

Amplifying Change: The Art of Advocacy Communication

Don't miss this insightful episode on the art of advocacy communication, as Piper Hendricks shares her expertise in driving positive change through effective communication. Join us in unlocking the secrets to amplifying change!
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Ep-162 • 22 mins 39sec

'HATCH'ing a Better World with Yarrow Kraner

Join us as we dive into the world of innovation, collaboration, and social impact with Yarrow Kraner, the creative alchemist and founder of HATCH. Discover how extraordinary humans from diverse backgrounds come together to tackle global challenges and create meaningful impact.
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Ep-160 • 16 mins 23 sec

Stories of Mini Pig Rescue : A Heartwarming but Herculean Task

Join us on this journey into the world of mini pig rescue, where compassion knows no bounds. Explore the challenges, triumphs, and the profound impact of Meagan's work in making a difference, one mini pig at a time.
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Ep-159 • 29 mins 48sec

Uncovering True Strength: How Fitness Fuels Transformation & Service

In this engaging podcast episode, Sarah Mayo, the founder and executive director of Point One Vision, discusses the organization's mission to empower the fitness industry by redefining strength as a force for service. She shares her personal journey of transformation and how she realized the deeper purpose of fitness beyond physical health. Sarah's insights challenge the conventional self-love culture and emphasize the power of service to others as a path to personal growth and fulfillment.
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Ep-156 • 29mins 03sec

Parking Paradigm: Unveiling the Canvas of Urban Landscapes

This podcast explores the often-underestimated role of parking in shaping our cities and the urgent need for parking reforms to create more sustainable, accessible, and vibrant urban environments. Join us as we unlock the hidden world of parking and its impact on our daily lives.
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Ep-157 • 32 mins 12sec

Soaring Dreams: Philadelphia Boys' Gymnastics

Join us as we explore the dynamic world of gymnastics, core strength discipline, and the pursuit of excellence in physical fitness.
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Wings of Hope: The Flying Dog Foundation's Lifesaving Mission for Dogs

Discover the unwavering commitment and extraordinary efforts that go into saving dogs from dire situations. From greyhounds to meat trade survivor dogs, Jacqueline shares the remarkable stories of resilience, compassion, and hope that define their mission.
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Ep-151 • 30mins 19sec

Young, Restless and Fearless: Love For Red

This podcast episode highlights Maanya Pandey's incredible journey in addressing period poverty and offers valuable insights and advice for young activists.
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Ep-152 • 26 mins13sec

From Compassion to Change: Donna Werner's Quest to Empower Orphans

Join us in this inspiring episode as we delve into the heartwarming story of Donna Werner, the founder of Dorcas Destiny International. Donna's journey from the financial services industry to becoming a passionate advocate for orphans in Kenya is nothing short of remarkable.
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Ep-153 • 31mins 04sec

Redefining Beauty: The Power of Fighting Pretty

Discover how Fighting Pretty empowers women to navigate the unique challenges of their cancer journey, fosters community, and provides a safe space for individuals and caregivers alike.
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Ep-154 • 23mins 31sec

The Soondra Foundation: Illuminating Hope for Healthcare Equity

Gayatri's unwavering passion for healthcare equity has led to the establishment of this grassroots foundation, where empathy, advocacy, and innovation play a pivotal role in transforming lives.
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Ep-155 • 20 mins 04sec

Shining a Light on Autism Meets Faith: Love Conquers All

Join us in this episode to discover how Holly is bringing hope and support to autistic children and their families.
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Ep-146 • 23mins 47sec

From Madison Avenue to Mowing Lawns: A Journey of Compassion

Join us on this inspiring journey of transformation and compassion as we explore how Brian Schwartz went from Madison Avenue to becoming a beacon of hope and kindness through "I Want to Mow Your Lawn.
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Ep-147 • 24mins 21sec

The Timeless Art of Theater: Building Community and Bridging Generations

Julia Rodriguez sheds light on the enduring value of theater as an art form and how Beaumont Community Players continues to foster a vibrant and inclusive cultural community.
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Ep-148 • 22mins 52sec

Shaping Tomorrow: The Alberta Tomorrow Simulator for Sustainable Land Use

This episode provides an inspiring look into the Alberta Tomorrow Simulator, shedding light on its potential to empower the next generation with the knowledge and tools needed to create a sustainable future.
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Ep-149 • 20mins 01sec

Paws and Purrs: Championing Feline Welfare with Angie Campbell

Join us as we explore the challenges and rewards of helping our feline friends in need and learn about the critical work done by Feline Lifeline.
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Ep-150 • 29mins 36sec

Preserving Cultures: An Insightful Conversation about Gullah Geechee

Discover the untold stories, traditions, and the incredible resilience of the Gullah Geechee people as Luana takes us on a journey through time. Learn how you can contribute to the preservation of this invaluable cultural heritage.
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Ep-144 • 21 mins 54sec

Amigos Internacionales: Saving Children, One Life at a Time

Join us as we explore the incredible work of Amigos International, an organization dedicated to nurturing vulnerable children and their communities. Discover their journey, challenges, and the power of compassion
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Ep-145 • 28 mins 52 sec

From Dreams to Reality: Nurturing Young Entrepreneurs : Crystal Victoria and Target Evolution

Join us as Crystal Victoria takes us on a journey of empowerment, resilience, and the transformation of young minds into the entrepreneurs and leaders of tomorrow. If you're interested in fostering creativity, problem-solving, and a proactive mindset in children, this podcast is a must-listen. Discover how experiential learning can make a significant impact on our future leaders.
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Ep-142 • 23mins 46sec

First-generation pioneers.Women Inspiring Women

Join us as we celebrate the strength, resilience, and unity of women, especially first-generation pioneers. In this episode, meet Paulaska Ramirez, founder of Generation Fearless, a beacon of hope for women navigating uncharted territories
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Ep-143 • 24 mins 27sec

Wells International Foundation: Forging women to recognize their legacy

We embark on a journey with Dr. Monique Wells, the visionary behind the Wells International Foundation. Dr. Wells shares her incredible story and the foundation's mission to empower women through various avenues, including education, mentorship, and philanthropy.
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Ep-139• 27 mins 11sec

Tools of Resilience: How Tool Bank Disaster Services Empowers Communities in Crisis

Join us in this inspiring episode as we explore the power of community and preparedness in times of disaster. Discover how Tool Bank Disaster Services equips and empowers volunteers to make a difference when it's needed most.
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Ep-140 • 22mins 38sec

Art for Healing: A Journey of Hope and Resilience

Discover the transformative power of art in healing as we delve into the heartwarming stories behind Hearts Need Art, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing creativity and hope to patients in hospitals.
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Ep-141 • 30mins 15sec

Transforming Lives: Change Course - A Journey of Hope and Redemption

Join us as we dive into the inspiring world of Change Course, a non-profit organization on a mission to break the cycle of hardship and transform lives. Discover how they're bridging the gap in career development and creating a community of resilience.
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Ep-136 • 25 mins 56 sec

Unveiling Journeys of Literacy, Learning, and Community Transformation

In this episode, we're privileged to have Andrea Meyer, the Secretary and Executive Director of the Center 4 Success Network, as our guest. Andrea's journey unfolds as a former educator turned champion of education equity. Through the power of community partnerships and personalized mentorship, Andrea and her organization have been instrumental in bridging the literacy gap and empowering students across Detroit and Pontiac, Michigan.
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Ep-137 • 17 mins 44sec

Navigating Infertility : Bridging Parenthood and Making IVF Accessible

Are you curious about the world of in vitro fertilization, the challenges of infertility, and the remarkable work being done to support aspiring parents? In this episode of Chezuba Talks, host Tej introduces us to Elana Frank, the visionary behind the Jewish Fertility Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to bridging the gap between the dream of parenthood and the realities of IVF.
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Ep-138 • 27mins 03 sec

Harvesting Hope and Solving Hunger: a Revolutionary Solution to Food Waste

Our guest, Gary Oppenheimer, the visionary behind Ampleharvest.org, unveils a revolutionary solution that reframes hunger and food waste as information problems rather than just food problems. Drawing parallels with game-changing companies like Tesla and Uber, Gary discusses how he transformed the landscape of food donation, bridging the gap between gardeners with surplus produce and food pantries desperately in need of fresh ingredients.
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Ep-134 • 27mins 10sec

Building Community, and Nurturing Leaders for a Just Future.

Join us on an inspiring episode as we delve into the world of youth empowerment, community building, and social justice advocacy. Our guest, Khary Lazzare-White, co-founder of The Brotherhood Sister Sol, takes us on a profound journey through the organization's founding vision and its evolution over the years.
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Ep-135 • 26mins 37sec

Embracing Inclusivity through Technology and Compassion

In this episode, we explore the significance of disabilities within the context of inclusivity and highlight the extraordinary efforts of Easter Seals Greater Houston, a nonprofit organization with a 75-year legacy of serving people of all ages with disabilities. Kristen Reed, a compassionate advocate and driving force behind the organization, sheds light on their innovative approach to harnessing technology to empower and transform lives.
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Ep-131 • 22 mins 20sec

Literacy Matters:Unlocking Doors Through Learning and Empowerment

Tune in to this episode, as we uncover the transformative influence of literacy, engage with dedicated individuals like Dr. Dodi Hodges, and explore the boundless potential that comes with a world enriched by education.
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Ep-132 • 25 mins 43sec

Banging Pots: Leading Voices Home, One Beat at a Time!

Don't miss out on this uplifting conversation with Emma, co-founder of the Banging Pots Foundation. Tune in to the full podcast episode to be inspired and motivated to make a positive impact in your community and beyond. Remember, together, we can all be the voice that leads others home.
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Ep-133 • 22mins 27sec

Elevating Women's Voices and Empowering Communities.

In this empowering episode of Chezuba Talks, we bring you an incredible story of resilience and hope as we delve into the work of Women with Initiatives, a remarkable nonprofit organization based in Montgomery County, Maryland. Hosted by Tej, this episode takes you on a journey through the heartwarming endeavors of Women with Initiatives and their tireless efforts to make a positive impact on women and children across North America, the Caribbean, and West Africa.
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Ep-128 • 23 mins 42 sec

From Desperation to Liberation: How Families to Freedom Breaks Barriers and Rebuilds Lives

Stand with us and Families to Freedom as we shed light on the critical issue of domestic violence and the incredible work being done to break the cycle of abuse. Tune in to this powerful episode and be inspired to make a difference in the lives of survivors. Together, let's create a world free from violence and full of hope.
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Ep-129 • 32 mins 18 sec

Challenging Capital Punishment: The Fight for Justice and Abolition

Join host Tej in this thought-provoking episode,as she engages in a profound discussion with Hillary Taylor, an ardent advocate against the death penalty.
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Ep-130 • 29 mins 32sec

From Rot to Resilience: The Journey of Food Forward in Ending Hunger

Join us as we dive into a compelling conversation with Rick Nahmias, a visionary leader who saw the potential of surplus produce to combat hunger and poverty. Learn about the incredible work of Food Forward, transforming lives and building a more resilient food system. Discover how food can be more than sustenance—it can be a solution
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Ep-126 • 21mins 42 sec

Breath of Hope : Creating Awareness About Lung Transplants.

Tune in to this episode and be inspired by the remarkable journey of the Sid Foundation, led by Ananya Vahal Perez, as they pave the way for a future where lung transplant patients find hope, healing, and the breath of life they deserve.
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Ep-127 • 33 mins 03 sec

Drops of Hope: Empowering Lives through Water, Sanitation, and Global Health

Join us as we explore the heart-wrenching reality that by 2025, half of the world's population will be living in water-stressed areas. In developing countries, every two minutes, a child under 5 loses their life to water-related diseases. Shockingly, 1 in 10 people lack even basic drinking-water services, with 159 million relying on surface water for survival. These statistics paint a stark picture of the dire need for action and compassion.
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Ep-121 • 21 mins 35 sec

Miracles in Makeovers: Room Redux's Mission of Hope and Healing

Step into the world of miracles as Suzie Vybiral,the founder of Room Redox, unveils the power of room transformations in healing the scars of child abuse. Join us on a heartwarming journey to create safe havens and brighter futures for innocent souls.
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Ep-122 • 24 mins 47sec

From Tragedy to Triumph: Empathy, Hope and Healing for all!

Join us in this heartfelt conversation, as we explore the power of empathy and the profound impact of community-driven initiatives in bringing hope and healing to those in need.
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Ep-123 • 22 mins 32 sec

IFAOH: Creating Space for Healing and Support.

In this episode, we have the honor of welcoming Mrs. Omolola Adekeye, a woman of power, purpose, and passion. Her heart beats with the rhythm of compassion, empathy, and love, as she endeavors to support women, especially single mothers and widows, who are suffering from inner trauma. Through her nonprofit organization, the Institute for the Advancement of Humanity (IFAOH), Omolola aims to create a space where women can be heard, seen, and empowered to transform themselves and their communities.
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Ep-124 •19 mins 56 sec

Neighborly Bonds: Uniting Hearts in Challenging Times

Jake shares his heartfelt vision of creating a community coordinator of nonprofits, channeling people's energy and passion into productive actions right in their own neighborhood. Learn how Blue Skies provides essential care packages filled with food, hygiene products, and more to those in need, aiming to be the first responders to poverty. Find out how Jake and his dedicated team of local and remote volunteers make a significant impact, not only with material support but also through advocating for those facing challenges within the system.
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Ep-125 • 25 mins 04 sec

Embracing Unique Abilities: The Power of Creative Enrichment for Special Needs Individuals.

Join us as we delve into the magic of Joshua Stage, where after-school programs, summer camps, workshops, and online sessions come alive with theater, art, music, dance, and more. Through the "Creative Outlet Method," Joshua and his team empower participants to find their creative spirit and strengthen their unique abilities, all while building self-confidence and social skills.
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Ep-116 • 29 mins 60sec

The Power Within : Triumph over Chronic Pain with Barby Ingle

In this special episode, we have the privilege of hosting Barby Ingle, an acclaimed author, speaker, and influential voice in the field of chronic pain and illness. Having experienced the challenges of living with reflex sympathetic dystrophy (RSD), also known as complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), Barby's insights offer a unique perspective on the physical, emotional, and societal impact of chronic pain.
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Ep-117 • 20 mins 26 sec

Where Love Finds Home: Empowering Kinship Families for a Brighter Future

Join us as Michelle recounts her inspiring decision to become a foster parent to teenagers and how it ignited her passion for empowering kinship families. Discover the profound impact of kinship foster care and how it preserves connections with family, culture, and community, ensuring children find their way home.
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Ep-118 • 16 mins 42 sec

Paving the Path to Justice Reform with Patrice Sulton

In this episode, we converse with Patrice Sulton, the driving force behind DC Justice Lab, a collective of law and policy experts dedicated to revolutionizing the criminal legal system in Washington DC. As an attorney, criminal justice reform advocate, community organizer, and law school professor, Patrice is on a mission to fundamentally transform the face of justice for the underprivileged.
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Ep-119 • 26 mins 49 sec

Unveiling the Science of Stress Illness: Unraveling the Mind-Body Connection

Join us as we uncover the science behind stress illness and its profound impact on the mind and body. Dr. David D Clark MD empowers us with knowledge and hope, showcasing how understanding the mind-body connection can lead to transformative healing. Tune in to this insightful episode to gain valuable insights into managing stress and unlocking the path to a healthier, happier life.
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Ep-120 • 33 mins 59 sec

Breaking the Herpes Stigma: Empowering Lives, One Conversation at a Time

Join Tej and Courtney W. Brame on a powerful episode of "Something Positive for Positive People," where they challenge the herpes stigma and bring awareness to this commonly misunderstood condition. Courtney, a sexual and mental health advocate who was diagnosed with herpes in 2013, opens up about his personal journey through stigma and how it led him to create a 501c3 nonprofit organization.
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Ep-111 • 20 mins 01 sec

The Transformative Power of Education for Youth

Don't miss this thought-provoking podcast that will open your eyes to the transformative power of education and the remarkable work of Empower in empowering the youth to break free from cycles of disadvantage and reach their full potential.
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Ep-112 • 21 mins 37 sec

Every Neighbor Matters!

This podcast shines a spotlight on the remarkable work of Greer Relief and their dedication to empowering individuals and building a stronger, more supportive community. Listeners will be inspired by the organization's commitment to understanding and addressing the root causes of issues faced by their neighbors, as well as their efforts to provide essential services and create sustainable solutions for long-term change.
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Ep-113 • 19 mins 46 sec

Empowering Ageless Change Agents - Inspiring Seniors for a Vibrant Future!

Join the conversation with Dr. Annie Ferguson on how seniors can be the driving force for positive change, as she shares inspiring stories of transformation and community building in the Bay Area.
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Ep-114 • 31 mins 08 sec

TADSAW Incorporated: Healing Heroes with Canine Companionship

This organization carefully matches highly trained service dogs with veterans and first responders, providing them with companionship, love, and a sense of purpose. These incredible animals are not only trained to support individuals with everyday tasks but also to sense emotional distress and provide comfort in times of crisis.
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Ep-115 • 16 mins 35 sec

Hope Beyond Borders: Inspiring Stories of Humanitarian Impact with Rob

Meet Rob, the inspirational leader with contagious energy and an entrepreneurial spirit. As the Executive Director of CC PC, he has over 29 years of experience leading and building non-profit organizations. Rob is a sought-after speaker, seminar facilitator, and the host of the nonprofit leadership podcast. He was recognized as a hometown hero by Salt Lake magazine and invited to be part of Harvard Business School's Young American Leaders program in 2021. Rob's dedication to serving all people, regardless of race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or gender, has made a significant impact on communities.
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Ep-109 • 36 mins 47 sec

Unite and Inspire: A Campaign of Empowerment and Hope

Meet Rajani Priya Ayilvarapu, a dentist by profession and a philanthropist by passion. With a heart full of empathy and a burning desire to make a difference, she stands as a beacon of hope for underserved communities. Rajani is a force of unwavering commitment, advocating for education sponsorship for special needs children, spearheading clothing drives to restore dignity to trafficking victims, and orchestrating meal sponsorships that nourish bodies and souls. Her work goes beyond providing material support; it instills hope, empowers individuals, and creates a sense of belonging within communities that may have otherwise felt forgotten.
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