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STORIES: Lights in a Dark Place / The Turkey Sandwich (POY 45)

11/15/2017
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To celebrate The Plural of You's third anniversary, Josh invites two people to share stories of the nicest things strangers have done for them.

Duration: 00:24:42


The Little Free Pantry – Jessica McClard (POY 44)

10/15/2017
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Jessica McClard founded The Little Free Pantry with a simple model: take groceries when you need, leave them if you can. Now the concept has gone worldwide.

Duration: 00:24:17


Want to Contribute to POY? Let’s Talk About It!

9/15/2017
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Josh here. I'd like to open The Plural of You for your contributions! Mind taking a 5-minute survey to start the process?

Duration: 00:01:23


A Tragedy Given Purpose – Pardeep Kaleka (POY 43)

8/15/2017
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Pardeep Kaleka grew up in Milwaukee's Sikh community. After an unimaginable event changed his life, he dedicated himself to uniting with others in service.

Duration: 00:23:05


Changing Conversations on Health Care – #IAmMedicaid (POY 42)

7/15/2017
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Christy Cain and Evey Bell Owen started the #IAmMedicaid campaign to protect public health care funds in Alabama. Now they're taking it nationwide.

Duration: 00:23:35


Getting Back to Sleep – Keith Cushner of Tuck (POY 41)

6/15/2017
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Keith Cushner founded Tuck to build one of the best websites on sleep health. Here's his advice on how to sleep well and to help others sleep.

Duration: 00:22:32


A Manual for Building Community – Neighborhood Playbook (POY 40)

5/15/2017
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Kevin Wright and Joe Nickol wrote The Neighborhood Playbook to unite community developers and everyone else around common goals, starting in Cincinnati.

Duration: 00:25:42


Using Journalism to Bridge Divides – Spaceship Media (POY 39)

4/15/2017
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Eve Pearlman and Jeremy Hay founded Spaceship Media to convince opposing sides to talk. They're using journalism to reconnect Americans and restore trust.

Duration: 00:26:01


Awakening Compassion at Work – Monica Worline (POY 38)

3/15/2017
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Monica Worline has co-authored a book about the benefits of compassion at work, and about how we can make our workplaces better for everyone.

Duration: 00:35:57


Feeling Powerless? Try Family Dinners – Lynn Barendsen (POY 37)

2/15/2017
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Lynn Barendsen directs The Family Dinner Project at Harvard, where she and her team help American families gather around their dinner tables again.

Duration: 00:36:45


Our Right to Fair Repair – Gay Gordon-Byrne (POY 36)

1/15/2017
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Gay Gordon-Byrne directs The Repair Association, a group of repair professionals and advocates fighting to make the products we buy easy to repair again.

Duration: 00:33:18


How Your Slow Cooker Can Change a Life – Crescent City CrockPot (POY 35)

12/15/2016
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Aaron Taylor and Rosie Nolan co-founded Crescent City CrockPot in New Orleans to slow-cook meals for those who are homeless. Here's why it matters to them.

Duration: 00:30:15


Overcoming Fear of the Future – Yisroel Roll (POY 34)

11/15/2016
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Yisroel Roll is a psychotherapist and rabbi from Baltimore. He's helped hundreds of people overcome fear, anxiety, and depression to find their true selves.

Duration: 00:34:35


Healing the Sickness of Our Secrets – Cheri Speelman (POY 33)

8/15/2016
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Cheri Speelman leads The AIDS Outreach Project near Seattle, helping those at risk for drug-related afflictions. Here she shares her compassionate outlook.

Duration: 00:38:32


Violence Can Be Stopped – Tony Barksdale (POY 32)

7/1/2016
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Tony Barksdale is a retired commissioner from the Baltimore Police Department. He believes violence can be solved, and he's committed to see that happen.

Duration: 00:30:25


Defending the Earth from Asteroids – Danica Remy (POY 31)

6/15/2016
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Danica Remy is the COO at B612, an organization out to detect and deflect asteroids before they can impact the Earth. Here she shares their unique mission.

Duration: 00:23:39


Bringing Local Government and the Public Together – Kirsten Wyatt (POY 30)

6/1/2016
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Kirsten Wyatt co-founded ELGL to bring government employees together and to inspire confidence in local government. Listen as she shares what motivates her.

Duration: 00:30:36


Aunt Bertha & Searching for Social Services – Selina Sosa (POY 29)

5/15/2016
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Selina Sosa directs Community Outreach at Aunt Bertha, the Texas B Corp offering a search engine for social services. Listen as she shares their mission.

Duration: 00:28:11


How to Award Politeness Points – Bill Durkin (POY 28)

5/1/2016
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Bill Durkin gives cards, or Politeness Points, to thank polite train riders in Boston. He and Josh talk about how this simple idea can spread empathy.

Duration: 00:29:06


Touch Awareness & Sculptures of Hugs – Bonnie Kemske (POY 27)

4/15/2016
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Bonnie Kemske creates sculptures mimicking hugs using touch research. Her goal is to raise awareness of the benefits of touch and bring people together.

Duration: 00:35:27

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