Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Government Alliance on Race and Equity

Topic: Strategies and tools for addressing racism personally and professionally Guest & Organization: Dwayne S. Marsh serves as Vice President of Institutional and Sectoral Change at the new Race Forward. The new Race Forward is the union of two leading racial justice non-profit organizations: Race Forward and Center for Social Inclusion (CSI). He also serves Deputy Director of Government…

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Energy Democracy

Topic: The Connection Between Race and Energy In This Episode: 01:35  Guest Denise Fairchild is introduced. 02:12  Denise explains what energy democracy is and why it’s important. 05:31  How does energy shape our political system? 08:11  Denise talks about the ownership and distribution of energy. 11:03  Denise touches on how a community ownership of energy…

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WE ACT For Environmental Justice

Topic: Looking at the Past, Present, and Future of the Environmental Justice Movement In This Episode: 02:06  Guest Peggy Shepard is introduced. 02:24  Peggy shares of her experience as a journalist. 06:34  Peggy relates how she made the transition from being in a political space to being in the environmental justice space. 08:25  Peggy gives…

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Equitable Civic Engagement

Topic: National Engagement Starts with Local Engagement In This Episode: 01:18  Guest Mindy Romero is introduced. 02:14  Mindy shares if there’s a resurgence of civic engagement. 05:52  Mindy talks about whether there’s an opportunity to translate national engagement to local level engagement. 08:48  Mindy speaks about building trust with communities with local policymakers that aren’t…

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Autodesk: Climate Change and Equity as Design Challenges

Topic: Using Design to Create Positive Impacts In This Episode: 01:29 Guest Lynelle Cameron is introduced. 01:39 Lynelle describes Autodesk. 02:48 Lynelle shares her career journey. 04:06 Lynelle discusses Paul Hawken’s new book, Drawdown. 05:17 Lynelle tells about the Autodesk Foundation. 06:41 Lynelle defines the term “design.” 07:08 Lynelle talks about climate change through the…

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