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In Great.com Talks With... we aim to break down the world’s most pressing problems in a way that is interesting, exciting, and easy to understand. Our podcast hosts, Emil Ekvardt and Spirit Rosenberg, talk with organizations and experts dedicated to doing good in the world. Together, they shed light on some incredible work being done globally.

In Great.com Talks With... we aim to break down the world’s most pressing problems in a way that is interesting, exciting, and easy to understand. Our podcast hosts, Emil Ekvardt and Spirit Rosenberg, talk with organizations and experts dedicated to doing good in the world. Together, they shed light on some incredible work being done globally.

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United States

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In Great.com Talks With... we aim to break down the world’s most pressing problems in a way that is interesting, exciting, and easy to understand. Our podcast hosts, Emil Ekvardt and Spirit Rosenberg, talk with organizations and experts dedicated to doing good in the world. Together, they shed light on some incredible work being done globally.

Language:

English


Episodes

#301 Great.com Talks With... POAC Autism Services

10/11/2021
We all deserve connections that matter. But for the one New Jersey child in thirty-two who is diagnosed with autism, communication can sometimes be a difficult challenge. POAC Autism Services aims to improve the quality of life of autistic people in New Jersey. Find out how investing in training and recreational enrichment can uplift children with autism, their families and the whole community. Want to support POAC Autism Service? https://www.poac.net/ Find the episode on...

Duration:00:43:44

#299 Great.com Talks With... Reach Out and Read GNY

10/3/2021
Many factors shape our odds of success. Some come into play almost from the moment we are born. When a child is encouraged to engage with books from a very young age, their chance of success in later life skyrockets. Reach Out And Read GNY provides children and parents or carers with books during pediatric care. Find out how you can help level the educational playing field for disadvantaged children. Want to support Reach Out And Read GNY? http://reachoutandreadnyc.org/ Find the...

Duration:00:36:51

#298 Great.com Talks With... Love Justice International

9/30/2021
There are a shocking 40 to 45 million slaves in the world today. That equates to around 1 in 200 people living on our planet. And it’s a problem that affects every country in the world, even the most developed. Love Justice International intercepts and prevents human trafficking. They have so far stopped 24 thousand instances. Find out how you can help ensure vulnerable communities don’t fall victim to traffickers. Want to support Love Justice International?...

Duration:00:23:50

#297 Great.com Talks With... Heifer International

9/27/2021
A huge proportion of the food that sustains the world is produced by smallholder farmers - independent, often family-run operations. These smallholders feed over 2 billion people. Heifer International is helping farmers in 21 countries produce food sustainably to help end global hunger and poverty. Find out how you can help galvanize farming communities and support long-term economic growth across the developing world. Want to support Heifer International?...

Duration:00:24:36

#296 Great.com Talks With... Project for Public Spaces

9/26/2021
Many of us see the big city as an alienating place, where busy people rush past each other, never stopping to catch their breath and appreciate their surroundings. The Project For Public Spaces is reimagining the way we interact with our towns and cities, focusing on community, health and wellbeing. Find out how enhancing public spaces could improve the health and prosperity of a district near you. Want to support the Project for Public Spaces? http://pps.org/ Find the episode on...

Duration:00:31:53

#295 Great.com Talks With... PCRM

9/21/2021
Many of us are aware of the potential health benefits of a plant-based diet. But fewer people know that there are several proven ways of testing new medical treatments that don’t involve animals. The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) promotes the ethical treatment of animals as well as plant-based diet plans to help tackle health epidemics. Find out how you could benefit from going vegan. Want to support PCRM? https://www.pcrm.org/ Find the episode on...

Duration:00:22:54

#294 Great.com Talks With... Family House

9/20/2021
If your child were diagnosed with a serious illness, the last thing you’d want to think about is the logistics of caring for them. Family House provides a broad range of services to ease the burden on families whose child has a life-threatening condition such as cancer. Find out how providing accommodation next to a world class hospital can make the world of difference to underprivileged families. Want to support Family House? https://familyhouseinc.org/ Find the episode on...

Duration:00:20:15

#293 Great.com Talks With... Nebraska AIDS Project

9/19/2021
The UN targets an AIDS-free world by 2030. To get there, we need to step up education, testing and treatment throughout the world. Nebraska Aids Project fights to overcome the stigma surrounding HIV and AIDS through education, supportive services and advocacy. Find out how your donation can help make HIV an epidemic of the past by funding awareness and treatment programmes. Want to support the Nebraska Aids Project? https://www.nap.org/ Find the episode on Great.com: ...

Duration:00:22:06

#292 Great.com Talks With... Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide

9/15/2021
Large corporations spend millions of dollars every year fighting legal battles that can gain them a competitive edge. But the interests of their legal teams are often at odds with increasingly environmentally conscious local communities. Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide (ELAW) levels the playing field by presenting legal and scientific challenges against environmentally unsound projects. Find out how you can help campaign for and encourage more eco-friendly development throughout...

Duration:00:22:39

#291 Great.com Talks With... Judi's House

9/15/2021
One in fourteen children in the USA will experience bereavement before the age of eighteen. It’s important that these kids receive compassion and empathy, as the loss of a parent or carer can greatly affect their development. Judi’s House in Denver, Colorado serves children and families who are grieving a loss. Find out how your donation can help children build resilience and develop healthily. Want to support Judi’s House? https://judishouse.org/ Find the episode on Great.com: ...

Duration:00:23:40

#290 Great.com Talks With... Lambi Fund

9/13/2021
In Haiti, well over half of the population works in the agricultural sector. Sadly, many aspirational and enterprising rural communities struggle to source the supplies and training required to farm sustainably. The Lambi Fund champions the social and economic empowerment of rural Haitians by funding grassroots community-led movements. Find out how you can help the development of a more inclusive, harmonious and affluent Haiti. Want to support the Lambi Fund?...

Duration:00:21:19

#288 Great.com Talks With... Redwood Empire Food Bank

8/15/2021
A staggering 1 in 7 Americans rely on food pantries and meal programs. The coronavirus pandemic has only made matters worse, hitting poorer communities hardest as it ravages the hospitality job market. Redwood Empire Food Bank is tackling hunger in several counties of Northern California, providing vital food assistance to anyone struggling to make ends meet. Find out how you can get involved with a food bank near you. Want to support Redwood Empire Foodbank? refb.org Find the episode on...

Duration:00:21:52

#287 Great.com Talks With... Rare

8/1/2021
Humanity is thriving. In the last 5 decades, we have seen a rise in the global population by nearly 5 billion. On the other hand, the natural state of the planet is in a decline. Our ways and means of living are severely harming the earth, and a more sustainable model of habiting the planet is needed. Rare is an organization that champions sustainable living and conservation, while empowering the communities who live in areas that need protection. Find out how you can help sustain the...

Duration:00:31:33

#286 Great.com Talks With... Diabetes Research Institute Foundation

7/29/2021
Without a doubt, Diabetes is one of the biggest health problems in the world. It affects 1 out of 10 people in the US, caused by a myriad of reasons and is currently incurable. Diabetes Research Institute Foundation seeks to end the diabetes pandemic by researching for a cure. Find out how you can help end one of the most prevalent diseases in the world. Want to support the Diabetes Research Institute Foundation? https://www.diabetesresearch.org/ Find the episode on Great.com: ...

Duration:00:20:57

#285 Great.com Talks With... Ronald McDonald House Charities

7/28/2021
Caring for a sick child is a very challenging part of life that some parents go through. Oftentimes, specialized care is needed far away from home for certain illnesses, which is a challenge for both child and parent. Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) offers temporary housing for parents and provides meaningful, compassionate care for families and children. Find out how you can support children’s health and their family’s well being through the challenge of illness. Want to support...

Duration:00:29:44

#284 Great.com Talks With... Human Rights First

7/26/2021
All over the world, there are plenty of human rights violations that go unnoticed. Dictatorial regimes, violence and unjust incarceration are among some of these flagrant offenses to human rights. Human Rights First is an organization that fights against these injustices to human rights for more than three decades now. Find out how you can support the fight for freedom of our fellow men all over the world. Want to support Human Rights First? https://www.humanrightsfirst.org/about Find...

Duration:00:22:19

#283 Great.com Talks With... Los Angeles Mission

7/23/2021
As human beings, we all deserve to live in dignity. However, some of us are living in poor conditions brought on by trauma and addiction. Not all of us understand or empathize with these situations. Los Angeles Mission assists individuals battling homelessness & addiction in transforming their lives for the better. Find out how you can help these people achieve a life-changing transformation in their lives for the better. Want to support Los Angeles Mission?...

Duration:00:24:58

#282 Great.com Talks With... Chicago Lawyers' Committee For Civil Rights

7/22/2021
The United States is truly a modern day cosmopolitan. It is a country made up of different ethnicities and people from all walks of life. However, not all are represented properly in the country’s legislation. Not all voices are heard and not everyone is taken into account. Chicago Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights is a nonpartisan collective of lawyers and advocates working to make rights available for all ethnicities in the US. Find out how you can make the system free and fair for all...

Duration:00:22:58

#281 Great.com Talks With... RedRover

7/21/2021
All living things deserve safety and care. When abused and neglected, both people and animals take on extreme stress and trauma, and need help to get away from situations that cause distress. RedRover is an organization that helps individuals and their animals Find out how you can help both animals and their owners find a safe space away from abuse. Want to support RedRover? https://redrover.org/ Find the episode on Great.com: https://great.com/great-talks-with/red-rover/

Duration:00:26:02

#280 Great.com Talks With... Center for Inspired Teaching

7/20/2021
Many students today complain about the way they are being educated. In classes, boredom is a hindrance that affects the way students learn. As a result, education is seen as a chore rather than something students look forward to. Inspired Teaching seeks to provide better education through engagement and creativity. Find out how you can help make a positive change in the education system. Want to support Inspired Teaching? https://inspiredteaching.org/ Find the episode on Great.com: ...

Duration:00:36:15