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William Winkel is a researcher with the Detroit Historical Society and the co-manager of the Detroit ’67 Oral History Project. He contributed to the book, Detroit 1967: Origins, Impacts, and Legacies. He has conducted extensive fact-finding on this subject and performed dozens of interviews in this regard. Winkel is a graduate of Wayne State University. The Myth of the Model City will explore both the lead up to and the uprising in the City of Detroit in 1967. Understanding what led to the uprising is imperative to understand the unrest. Additionally, this lecture will seek to dispel the many myths that surround ‘67. Get the book here: https://goo.gl/iLMEK9
Making Societies & Journalism Sustainable: UNESCO World Press Freedom Day Conference | Supriya Verma founder of Sustainability magazine.
Our founder Supriya Verma spoke about "Making Societies & Journalism Sustainable" alongside industry leaders in sustainability and media:
? Lars Tallert is the initiator of the Sustainable Journalism Partnerthip, Head of Policy & International Development at Fojo Media Institute, and Sweden’s representative to UNESCO’s IPDC Intergovernmental Council and GFMDs representative to ECOSOC. He has 30+ years of journalism and development cooperation experience including advisory functions and consultancies for various groups like the Swedish Prime Minister’s Office, the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs & OECD - OCDE.
? Dr Yemisi Akinbobola is an award-winning journalist, academic, consultant and co-founder of African Women in Media (AWiM). AWiM’s vision is that one-day African women will have equal access to representation in media. Joint winner of the CNN African Journalist Award 2016 (Sports Reporting), Yemisi ran her news website IQ4News between 2010-2014 and holds a PhD in Media & Cultural Studies from Birmingham City University, where she is a Senior Lecturer. She has published scholarly research on women’s rights, African feminism, journalism and digital public spheres. In 2021 she was recognised as one of the 100 Most Influential African Women.
? Guy Berger is Director for Freedom of Expression and Media Development at UNESCO. He is responsible for the Organization’s global work on press freedom, safety of journalists, internet freedom, media pluralism and independence, gender and media, media and information literacy, and journalism education. Before joining UNESCO, he headed the School of Journalism and Media Studies at Rhodes University, South Africa, and was the deputy chair of the South African National Editor's Forum. He holds a PhD from Rhodes University, has published extensively, and has won several awards.
? Supriya Verma, WELL AP is an award-winning changemaker, citizen journalist, global sustainability advocate, and social entrepreneur. She is the founder of The SustainabilityX® Magazine, bringing the environment and economy together for a sustainable future through dialogue since 2016. She has written and published various thought-provoking pieces on sustainability featuring international executive leaders in business, design, politics, and science. In 2019, she was recognized internationally as one of Canada’s Top30Under30 in Sustainability Leadership and awarded McMaster University’s prestigious Alumni Arch Award in 2021 for her unique contributions to society.
Portland Charter Review Commissioner Melanie Billings-Yun shares an overview on the once-in-a-decade Charter Commission process and answers questions from meeting attendees. You can learn more about the Charter Commission's work here.
Every 10 years, the City Council convenes a Charter Commission to review and recommend amendments to the City of Portland Charter. The Charter Commission is an independent body that sets its own scope of work.
Michael Montoya Speaking Pearl Neighborhood Associaition (PDNA) Board Meeting 09/09/21. Mr. Montoya is interim head of the Office of Community & Civic Life, a bureau of the City of Portland. Mr. Montoya, served as the bureau’s strategy, innovation & performance manager for just under two years, before being named interim director in May 2021.
Deadly Apprehension Methods: The Consequences of Chase and Scatter in the Wilderness.
Part 1 of a three-report series, Disappeared: How the US Border Enforcement Agencies Are Fueling a Missing Persons Crisis.
In this first report, we find that people who cross the border and are never seen again do not merely go missing, they are disappeared by the US border-enforcement system. Using surveys conducted in Nogales and data from Derechos's Missing Migrant Crisis Line, we find that the Border Patrol routinely chases border crossers into remote terrain causing them to scatter, become lost, and often die or disappear.
To read the full report, go to www.thedisappearedreport.org.
The Killing Fields of Texas | Beyond the Border Pt.1.
Thousands of immigrants have died on the ranches of Brooks County, Texas.
Most of the deaths occur while migrants are trying to circumvent the US Border Patrol’s inland checkpoint and hike through rugged ranch lands.
Some ranchers are taking up arms to fight back against the influx of migrants, while others are setting up water stations and trying to save their lives. However, as temperatures rise and the humanitarian crisis continues, the deaths are at an all-time high.
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Published on Aug 13, 2014
After huge successes at the helm of Obama's Open Government Initiative, Professor Beth Simone Noveck visits the RSA to outline a profound new vision of democracy one that is rooted in the knowledge and know-how of everyday people.
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In his talk, Naresh Narasimhan talks about making the city livable by being aware of your environment, make an effort to know your city’s past and at last take responsibilities. He also say’s that paying taxes does not entitle a person to complain. We need to stop complaining and start fixing.
Naresh V Narasimhan is well known for his long-term association with Venkataramanan Associates (VA), an award-winning architectural firm. What resonates when you talk to him, is his enthusiasm and his role as an urbanist, activist, and creative entrepreneur in Bangalore.
Some of Naresh’s most recent initiatives include Cobalt, a vibrant co-working space in central Bangalore that uses spatial and social strategies to trigger serendipity at work. Published on Mar 11, 2015
Official Release 2014 by the Collective Evolution.
The Collective Evolution III is a powerful documentary that explores a revolutionary shift affecting every aspect of our planet. As the shift hits the fan, people are becoming more aware of the control structures that prevent us from experiencing our full potential. CE3 uses a different level of consciousness and scientific facts to bring clarity about the shift while dispelling myths about our true nature. It offers practical steps that we can implement right now to transition out of survival mode and into our more natural state of peace and co-operation . CE3 includes fascinating interviews with revolutionary speakers and people who are already opting out of the current socioeconomic system. The film examines hidden technologies and exciting alternatives for a bright limitless future. This is the most exciting time in the history of our world.
Annie Leonard is the Executive Director of Greenpeace U.S.A.and creator and board member of theStory of Stuff Project. Annie calls on citizens to become actively involved, exercise our citizen muscle, and to be passionate about our work as there are an infinite number of ways to become involved. She was interviewed at the 2014 Annual Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE) in Portland, Oregon on October 28, 2014. Produced by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv with Barry Heidt of GeoSpirit.tv. Published on Nov 6, 2014
There is a special collection here on EarthSayers.tv for Annie Leonard as a Sustainability Champion.View here.
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