In Episode 9, The Move Podcast interviews Curtis Ogden from the Interaction Institute for Social Change. Co-hosts Ceasar and Ayushi trace modern social networks back to permaculture, reimagine the neighborhood as an organic organism, and champion network weaving to build healthier communities.
In Episode 8, The Move Podcast interviews Danielle DeRuiter-Williams, formerly at the San Francisco Planning Department and founder of The Justice Collective. Co-hosts Ceasar and Ayushi laugh about the art of writing angry emails, why biking to work isn't for everyone, and tackling the homogeneity of corporate structures.
In Episode 7, the Move Podcast team interviews Dasjon Jordan, a current Master of City Planning student and former community development practitioner for Broad Community Connections in New Orleans. Ceasar and Ayushi discuss participation in democracy and the economy in New Orleans with Dasjon and the role of thoughtful personal presence in fostering equity.
In Episode 6, the Move Podcast interviews Kenny Bailey from the Design Studio for Social Intervention. Co-hosts Ceasar and Ayushi discuss the lack of physical hubs for public intellectuals, the forgotten value of social infrastructure within organizations, and the wider state of "social emergency" facing our communities in need today.
In Episode 5, the Move Podcast interviews Tau Tavengwa, 2018 Loeb Fellow from South Africa and Editor/Founder of the publication CityScapes. We discuss the role of humility in public service, and how it should inform the profession. What does real collaboration and conversation between professionals and planners look like?
In Episode 4, The Move Podcast interviews Sabrina Dorsainvil, Civic Designer and Program Manager at the Boston Mayor's Office of New Urban Mechanics (MONUM). Not only does MONUM tackle questions of civic infrastructure and governance innovation similar to The Move, but even her job title couldn't be more aligned. What does a civic designer even do? Does governance innovation inherently imply digital delevopment?
In Episode 3, The Move Podcast interviews Wendell Joseph, a Neighborhood Planner for the City of Cambridge. We discuss what it looks like to be the front line of democracy, and what it would mean to design a community engagement process to support the healing of scars for both public servants and constituents.