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Be the change you wish to see in the world. Okay, but how? Great Society host Constance Dykhuizen connects people to meaningful charitable relationships as director of JP's Peace, Love & Happiness Foundation. On this podcast, she talks with members of the Great Society -- social impact founders and leaders -- who are dedicated to causes bigger than themselves. This podcast will inspire thought and action on issues like food justice, social entrepreneurship and making art that makes change.

Be the change you wish to see in the world. Okay, but how? Great Society host Constance Dykhuizen connects people to meaningful charitable relationships as director of JP's Peace, Love & Happiness Foundation. On this podcast, she talks with members of the Great Society -- social impact founders and leaders -- who are dedicated to causes bigger than themselves. This podcast will inspire thought and action on issues like food justice, social entrepreneurship and making art that makes change.
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Be the change you wish to see in the world. Okay, but how? Great Society host Constance Dykhuizen connects people to meaningful charitable relationships as director of JP's Peace, Love & Happiness Foundation. On this podcast, she talks with members of the Great Society -- social impact founders and leaders -- who are dedicated to causes bigger than themselves. This podcast will inspire thought and action on issues like food justice, social entrepreneurship and making art that makes change.

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English


Episodes

Max Elliott

5/9/2019
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This week Constance is sitting down with Max Elliot, Executive Director of Urban Roots. Max and Constance talk about the impact of gardening on youth development, and also discuss their favorite vegetables. Urban Roots' mission is to use food and farming to transform the lives of young people and inspire, engage, and nourish the community. As the only farm-based youth leadership organization in Austin, Urban Roots has been empowering youth and nourishing community for more than 10 years....

Duration:00:30:06

Alan Graham

4/26/2019
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This week Constance is sitting down with founder and CEO of Mobile Loaves & Fishes (MLF), Alan Graham. MLF is a social outreach ministry that provides food and clothing, cultivates community and promotes dignity to homeless men and women in need. Alan was previously a real estate investor and developer, he founded Trilogy Development and the Lynxs Group, which developed Austin’s airport cargo facility and similar facilities at airports around the country. To learn more about Alan, MLF, and...

Duration:00:40:07

Lila Igram

4/11/2019
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This week Constance is discussing the impact of having a platform and the importance of passing the mic with Lila Igram. Lila put together a bootstrapping, volunteer team that together donated over $50K of in-kind services to launch Connecther.org, a global communication and crowd-funding platform focused on advancing women and girls globally. Connecther provides a diverse communication platform, including the Girls Impact the World (GITW) Film Festival, to spotlight critical issues facing...

Duration:00:25:40

Amy Bench

3/22/2019
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In the premier episode Constance is sitting down with film maker, Amy Bench. Amy has had a winding path on her way to becoming an film maker and cinematographer. She has been twice nominated for the Kodak Excellence in Cinematography Award, among many other accolades. Her and Constance discuss her process and how she finds her subjects and story for documentary work. Her latest film, "A Line Birds Cannot See" recently screened at SXSW. http://alinebirdscannotsee.com Guest: Amy Bench Host:...

Duration:00:25:23