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Communities Building Power for Health
32 minutes | Apr 9, 2019
Guy Reiter of Menikanaehkem Community Rebuilders
In this podcast episode of Communities Building Power for Health, we speak with Guy Reiter (Anahqwet) on the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin about his organization Menikanaehkem and their work in rebuilding their community by fostering language and cultural revitalization.
46 minutes | Mar 27, 2019
Joseph Martinez II - Miami Children's Initiative (MCI)
Miami Children's Initiative (MCI) is #BuildingPowerForHealth in Liberty City, FL. Joseph Martinez II, MCI's Health & Wellness Coordinator, shares with The Praxis Project how MCI operates as well as his experiences organizing the Fresh Food Co-Op program, promoting healthy food access, and his hopes to expand it! Watch the video to see how MCI is promoting food justice and working towards health equity for their neighborhood. To support MCI or to learn more about this organization, please visit their website at iamlibertycity.org! For more highlights of communities organizing for healthier environments check out our Communities Building Power for Health video & podcast series: http://bit.ly/CommunitiesBuildingPower #HealthIsCommunityPower #CBPH #FoodJustice See Less Music: Juan RIOS - Cosmos
28 minutes | Mar 21, 2019
Tere Almaguer - PODER
This podcast episode in Communities Building Power for Health (CBPH) Series features Tere Almaguer of PODER, an organization based in the San Francisco's Mission District. Brought to you by the Praxis Project.
26 minutes | Jan 12, 2018
Janet Robinson-Flint - Black Women for Wellness
Hello listeners, In our 3rd webisode of Communities Building Power for Health, The Praxis Project interviews Janet Robinson Flint, the Executive Director of Black Women for Wellness, an organization focusing on improving health and social justice conditions for black women. We sent Jeremiah Headen to Los Angeles to speak with Black Women for Wellness to learn about the organization, what they do and what practices have been successful in their mission to build power.
10 minutes | Dec 15, 2017
Genoveva Islas - Cultiva La Salud's Vendors For Health Project
Hello listeners, In this second webisode of Communities Building Power for Health, The Praxis Project interviews Genoveva Islas, the director of Cultiva La Salud, an organization working for health and social justice in Fresno, CA. Fresno is a food desert and obesity and diabetes are a major issue disproportionately affecting the health of the community. In an effort to improve health through local food choices, Cultiva La Salud is introducing a new program: Vendors For Health. Vendors For Health are mobile fruit and veggie vendors who are determined to give their community healthier food options! We visited their community kitchen, Food Commons Fresno, where mobile vendors prepare their daily product and spoke to Genoveva about her experiences and insights organizing Vendors For Health, changing city policy and building power in the community.
24 minutes | Jun 30, 2017
Kelly Carlisle - Acta Non Verba Youth Urban Farm Project
Acta Non Verba: Youth Urban Farm Project (ANV) elevates life in the inner-city by challenging oppressive dynamics and environments through urban farming. Founded and led mainly by women of color from the surrounding neighborhood and larger community, ANV creates a safe and creative outdoor space for children, youth, and families in East Oakland, CA. Within this severely economically depressed neighborhood in the nation’s second most dangerous city, ANV engages and deepens their understanding of nutrition, food production, and healthy living as well as strengthens their ties to the community. For more information about Acta Non Verba: http://www.anvfarm.org For more information about The Praxis Project: http://www.thepraxisproject.org
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