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The Better World Challenge: Stories to Inspire Change Agents for the Future
3 minutes | Apr 5, 2021
How to Rock the Earth Month Challenge
Our planet needs engaged young leaders like you to engage in reversing climate change. Listen to how you can kickstart a life of sustainability and make a positive impact on our planet! Join our community to participate in the Earth Month Challenge
5 minutes | Feb 26, 2021
Better World News Ep. 7 | College Dropout Pledges $20 Million to Former HBCU He Attended
Calvin Tyler Jr. is an inspiration to all of us and an excellent example of the possibilities we all have to be a change-agent. As a college dropout, he climbed the UPS career ladder to fund Black and first-generation students at the university he...
27 minutes | Feb 24, 2021
The Future of Our Planet Will Be Changed by Gen-Z with Ben Hinde
Is Elon Musk actually building a better world? Will electric vehicles solve some of our biggest problems with climate change? Will the US be leaders in driving a greener future? We explore all those questions in today's interview with a Sustainability...
5 minutes | Feb 19, 2021
Better World News Ep. 6 | Breaking Down Language Barriers for the Future Generation
Talking Points is a Non-Profit that is providing vital services to non-English speaking families during the pandemic. They offer 100+ languages for families to communicate with their teachers to improve academic success for all students.Talking...
24 minutes | Feb 17, 2021
Discover Your Social Impact Super Power With Braeden Mayrisch
Discovering how to have a social impact on the world while living a lifestyle where we can pay the bills can be challenging. Today’s guest Braeden Mayrisch breaks down his journey to working as a Social Impact Director at Voya Financial, a top-rated...
4 minutes | Feb 12, 2021
Better World News Ep. 5 | Great Green Wall, Black Social Entrepreneurship & Positive COVID News
Inhale a whiff of extraordinary humans, causes, and news of social impact to start your weekend.Great Green WallYoung Black and Giving BackPositive COVID NewsSubscribe to our newsletter
27 minutes | Feb 10, 2021
Simple and Effective Tips to Live a Sustainable Lifestyle with Marjorie Alexander
Let’s be honest; sustainability is an overused buzzword. So how can we actually live sustainable lifestyles in a world where instant gratification is king (or queen)? Well, that’s what we dive in to understand more in our conversation with podcaster...
25 minutes | Feb 3, 2021
Owning Our Stories to Build a Better World with Niki Spears
The only way we can build a better world and uplift our communities is by showing up to be our best selves. We often limit our abilities to make a difference in the world because we listen to the voices in our heads that tell us we can’t accomplish...
4 minutes | Jan 29, 2021
Better World News Ep. 4 | Bernie Memes, Lunch People, and Electric Cars
Who doesn't love a good Bernie Sanders meme? Well, his most recent meme has raised $1.8 million and counting for Meals on Wheels and other senior advocacy organizations in Vermont. More on the story hereSupport Lunch People, a Eugene, Oregon based...
18 minutes | Jan 27, 2021
Special Episode: The Better World Challenge Vision
Wondering what The Better World Challenge is and BWC's vision for the future? Our founder Justin Furtado and Network Extraordinaire dive into their vision for The Better World Challenge and the value BWC brings to society. This episode is an excellent...
4 minutes | Jan 22, 2021
Better World News Ep. 3 | Food Pantries, Support for Small Biz, and a Young Poet
Today's stories cover a wide range of better world humans from tackling food insecurity to helping small businesses stay afloat during the pandemic and an inspiring young poet laureate with beautiful words.Student-run grocery store takes good deeds as...
28 minutes | Jan 20, 2021
Building a Better World Through the Power of Community Action
Oftentimes we have conversations in our own heads about how we can do good in our community. In this conversation, Community Activist Ken Brown shines a light on how we can act now to create a better community and meet the needs of our people. If you’re...
5 minutes | Jan 15, 2021
Better World News | Honoring MLK with Social Justice Progress
In honor of MLK Day on January 18th, we highlighted some of the progress made in Diversity and Inclusion since the Black Lives Matter movement's resurgence in the summer of 2020.Bank of America pledges $1 billion to fight racial inequalityA Record...
6 minutes | Jan 13, 2021
Better World News | Newark Police No Shots Fired 2020
Our first ever Better World News segment covers the unfortunate events on the capitol this week but, more importantly, highlights the Newark, NJ police department's de-escalation program resulting in 0 shots fired in 2020.
23 minutes | Jan 12, 2021
Building a Better World Through Resilient Leadership With Eric Boggs
2020 was most certainly an unprecedented year filled with a global pandemic, a resurgence of social justice protests after the brutal killing of George Floyd, wildfires, and a wildfire election cycle. So how do we remain resilient throughout? Especially...
21 minutes | Dec 22, 2020
Creative Storytelling For a Better Loving World
For our final episode of 2020, we have a conversation with Sarah Koski, an inspiring, heart-led leader who has dedicated her life to storytelling. Sarah talks about the importance of having a rich heart, especially during times of a pandemic when many...
24 minutes | Dec 16, 2020
Food For Thought: The Phenomenal Impact Food for Lane County Has on Food Insecurity
Tackling food insecurity is no easy task, it’s prevalent in Lane County and most counties in America. So what do we do about it? We fund organizations like Food for Lane County doing amazing work to tackle food insecurity in the Lane County area.The...
23 minutes | Dec 9, 2020
Rethinking and Reframing Our Criminal Justice System
If there’s anything we’ve learned this year is that we need to reframe and rethink our justice system. Most of us believe that policy happens at the federal level. In our conversation with Dr. Michael Hames-Garcia, we dive deep into why it’s important...
25 minutes | Dec 2, 2020
Inside-Out Change Needed For Our Criminal Justice System
Education has the power to change and transform lives. Hear from Professor Kevin Alltucker on why Inside-Out Education is so important and the injustices many people incarcerated face. We also cover the importance of behavioral therapy for those who...
28 minutes | Nov 25, 2020
People Can and Do Change: How Sponsors Inc. Transforms Former Inmates Lives
Have you gone through any transformation in your life? Oftentimes those who’ve been released from being incarcerated have no money or resources. What do they do? How are they supposed to become engaged citizens upon being released?Executive Director of...
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