Podcast Episodes – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights https://civilrights.org Mon, 11 Nov 2019 20:43:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.12 https://civilrights.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/01/cropped-favicon-32x32.png Podcast Episodes – The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights https://civilrights.org 32 32 S02 E01: Let Our People Vote – The Fight Against Voter Suppression https://civilrights.org/podcast/episode-10-let-our-people-vote-the-fight-against-voter-suppression/ Mon, 04 Nov 2019 02:04:43 +0000 http://civilrights.org/?post_type=podcast&p=27886 Welcome to Pod for the Cause, The Leadership Conferences’ new podcast! We’ve joined the airwaves to help spark conversation and activism on some of the most critical issues of today. From the courts to immigration, we’re seeing unprecedented attacks on the values we hold near and dear. At Pod for the Cause, we’re going to […]

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Welcome to Pod for the Cause, The Leadership Conferences’ new podcast! We’ve joined the airwaves to help spark conversation and activism on some of the most critical issues of today.

From the courts to immigration, we’re seeing unprecedented attacks on the values we hold near and dear. At Pod for the Cause, we’re going to tackle these issues and more. Our friends in the movement will be stopping by to have these conversations, and they promise to be real, straightforward and honest.

This podcast was created for those of you wanting to effect change, who understand the importance of restoring our democracy and want to engage in deep conversation around the issues. So check out all episodes of Pod for the Cause and subscribe now!

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S01 E09: Gun Violence – Thoughts, Prayers, Action & Reform https://civilrights.org/podcast/episode-9-gun-violence-thoughts-prayers-action-reform/ Mon, 19 Aug 2019 20:03:59 +0000 http://civilrights.org/?post_type=podcast&p=27903 Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison welcomes David Hogg, activist and co-founder of March For Our Lives and Zion Kelly, activist and student at Florida A&M University, to discuss their tragic experiences with gun-related violence — and the urgent need for reform on all levels.

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Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison welcomes David Hogg, activist and co-founder of March For Our Lives and Zion Kelly, activist and student at Florida A&M University, to discuss their tragic experiences with gun-related violence — and the urgent need for reform on all levels.

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S01 E08: Disability Rights Are Civil Rights https://civilrights.org/podcast/episode-8-disability-rights-are-civil-rights/ Fri, 26 Jul 2019 21:51:30 +0000 http://civilrights.org/?post_type=podcast&p=27902 Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison welcomes Vilissa Thompson, creator of #DisabilityTooWhite and founder of RampYourVoice, to discuss how disability rights are civil rights — and how we should all hold each other accountable for disability discrimination, both within the movement and our lives. Thompson makes the case for why we should all speak up […]

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Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison welcomes Vilissa Thompson, creator of #DisabilityTooWhite and founder of RampYourVoice, to discuss how disability rights are civil rights — and how we should all hold each other accountable for disability discrimination, both within the movement and our lives. Thompson makes the case for why we should all speak up about the intersection of racism and disability rights.

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S01 E07: What Do Freedom & Justice Look Like? https://civilrights.org/podcast/episode-7-what-do-freedom-justice-look-like/ Fri, 12 Jul 2019 21:14:06 +0000 http://civilrights.org/?post_type=podcast&p=27900 Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison and the iconic Rev. Dr. William Barber II, president and senior lecturer of Repairers of the Breach and architect of the Moral Mondays movement, discuss what justice and freedom look like in the Trump era. The conversation includes how young people are leading the movement and how we […]

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Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison and the iconic Rev. Dr. William Barber II, president and senior lecturer of Repairers of the Breach and architect of the Moral Mondays movement, discuss what justice and freedom look like in the Trump era. The conversation includes how young people are leading the movement and how we should all use our moral compass to continue the fight.

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S01 E06: Immigration – Keeping Families Together https://civilrights.org/podcast/episode-6-immigration-keeping-families-together/ Tue, 02 Jul 2019 18:09:50 +0000 http://civilrights.org/?post_type=podcast&p=27899 Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison and film director, author, and activist Paola Mendoza discuss immigration and family separation. The conversation includes experiences of families on the border who are seeking asylum and safety, as well as the importance of immigration reform.

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Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison and film director, author, and activist Paola Mendoza discuss immigration and family separation. The conversation includes experiences of families on the border who are seeking asylum and safety, as well as the importance of immigration reform.

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S01 E05: Out & Proud – Celebrating Pride Month https://civilrights.org/podcast/episode-5-out-proud-celebrating-pride-month/ Mon, 17 Jun 2019 15:30:08 +0000 http://civilrights.org/?post_type=podcast&p=27898 Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison interviews actress and model, Isis King, to discuss her breakout role in When They See Us. The conversation includes what pride month means to her and to the LGBTQ community, in addition to how people can become better allies.

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Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison interviews actress and model, Isis King, to discuss her breakout role in When They See Us. The conversation includes what pride month means to her and to the LGBTQ community, in addition to how people can become better allies.

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S01 E04: My Body – My Choice https://civilrights.org/podcast/episode-4-my-body-my-choice/ Fri, 31 May 2019 17:41:06 +0000 http://civilrights.org/?post_type=podcast&p=27897 Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison, Alabama Senator Vivian Figures, and Kimberly Inez McGuire, executive director of Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity (URGE), discuss the recent Alabama abortion law and the nationwide attacks on abortion overall. The conversation included how these attacks will harm people of color, women, and the LGBTQ community in […]

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Pod for the Cause host Ashley Allison, Alabama Senator Vivian Figures, and Kimberly Inez McGuire, executive director of Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity (URGE), discuss the recent Alabama abortion law and the nationwide attacks on abortion overall. The conversation included how these attacks will harm people of color, women, and the LGBTQ community in addition to how we can rise up in defense of a women’s right to choose.

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S01 E03: Civic Engagement – Women Rally for Change https://civilrights.org/podcast/episode-3-civic-engagement-women-rally-for-change/ Wed, 15 May 2019 21:00:08 +0000 http://civilrights.org/?post_type=podcast&p=27896 Ashley Allison, host of Pod for the Cause, interviews Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, co-director of Caring Across Generations, and founder of Supermajority, to discuss civic engagement efforts. They discuss a new national activist network that connects women organizers to ignite action.

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Ashley Allison, host of Pod for the Cause, interviews Ai-jen Poo, director of the National Domestic Workers Alliance, co-director of Caring Across Generations, and founder of Supermajority, to discuss civic engagement efforts. They discuss a new national activist network that connects women organizers to ignite action.

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S01 E02: Census – Counting All Communities in 2020 https://civilrights.org/podcast/episode-2-census-counting-all-communities-in-2020/ Wed, 15 May 2019 20:00:47 +0000 http://civilrights.org/?post_type=podcast&p=27895 Ashley Allison, host of Pod for the Cause, interviews Dale Ho, voting rights program director at the ACLU, to discuss all things census. They discuss the Supreme Court oral arguments case to remove the citizenship question, counting all communities, and the importance of a fair and accurate count in 2020.

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Ashley Allison, host of Pod for the Cause, interviews Dale Ho, voting rights program director at the ACLU, to discuss all things census. They discuss the Supreme Court oral arguments case to remove the citizenship question, counting all communities, and the importance of a fair and accurate count in 2020.

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S01 E01: A Mother’s Day Tribute https://civilrights.org/podcast/episode-1-a-mothers-day-tribute/ Wed, 15 May 2019 19:00:54 +0000 http://civilrights.org/?post_type=podcast&p=27894 Ashley Allison, host of Pod for the Cause, interviews Marion Gray-Hopkins, executive director of Coalition of Concerned Mothers and Rhanda Dormeus, treasurer of Coalition of Concerned Mothers on how they turned their tragedy into advocacy. Both Gray-Hopkins and Dormeus lost their child at the hands of police violence.

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Ashley Allison, host of Pod for the Cause, interviews Marion Gray-Hopkins, executive director of Coalition of Concerned Mothers and Rhanda Dormeus, treasurer of Coalition of Concerned Mothers on how they turned their tragedy into advocacy. Both Gray-Hopkins and Dormeus lost their child at the hands of police violence.

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