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The Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast is a biweekly program where we dive into the career paths, research, and big ideas from past and present fellows, as well as other leaders in the field.

Beau Taylor Morton

Beau Taylor Morton on the power of community organizing

11/30/2022
40 min.

Beau Taylor Morton joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss tapping into and listening to community power.

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Ashley James on protecting children from environmental exposures

11/16/2022
35 min.

Ashley James joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss reframing how we think about children’s health, and what organizers and regulators can learn from each other.

Hannah Seo

Hannah Seo on diversity and optimism in environmental journalism

11/2/2022
31 min.

Hannah Seo joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss health and wellness reporting and the importance of support networks for journalists of color.

 

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Ogonnaya Dotson Newman on how philanthropy can support frontline communities

10/19/2022
46 min.

Ogonnaya Dotson Newman joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss the changing landscape of philanthropy and how it can be a powerful tool for environmental justice.

Michelle

The dangers of skin lightening products

10/5/2022
30 min.

Senior Agents of Change fellow Michelle Gin speaks with Michael Xiong of the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency about the dangers of skin lightening products that contain mercury.

Ashley Gripper

Ashley Gripper on growing food to fight systemic oppression

9/21/2022
38 min.

Dr. Ashley Gripper joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss how gardening and farming increase community healing and personal agency in Black communities and beyond.

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Annie Belcourt on Indigenous health and healing

9/8/2022
37 min.

Dr. Annie Belcourt joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss using psychology to address the unique mental health challenges and issues in U.S. Indigenous communities.

Max

Max Aung on hidden toxic threats

7/27/2022
48 min.

Dr. Max Aung joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss the dangers of some everyday chemicals to our health—and how regulation hasn’t kept up with these threats.

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Diana Hernández on housing and health

7/13/2022
60 min.

Dr. Diana Hernández joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss how housing and energy impact our health and well-being.

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Jennifer Roberts on nature as medicine

6/29/2022
44 min.

Dr. Jennifer D. Roberts joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss nature as medicine for our physical and mental health.

Brenda

Brenda Trejo Rosas on the social dimensions of health

6/15/2022
34 min.

Brenda Trejo Rosas joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to discuss how public health can move beyond treating race as a mere data point.

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Carlos Rodriguez-Diaz on infectious diseases and social justice

6/1/2022
41 min.

Dr. Carlos Rodriguez-Diaz joins the Agents of Change in Environmental Justice podcast to talk about how we can learn from COVID to make our infectious disease responses more effective and equitable.