Jesse and Chris are joined by Aba Hammond, the incoming 2022 TYPROS Chair, to talk about all things TYPROS, leaving room for yourself and others, and why there is occasionally traffic in Tulsa.
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While we were live-streaming to help raise money for our new Afghan Neighbors, we had a delightful dual guest moment with two of our favorite guests. So enjoy Carlos, KJ, Chris and Jesse talk about Black Wall Street, the Trump rally last summer
Chris and Jesse welcome Rabbi Dan Kaiman of Congregation B'nai Emunah and Aliye Shimi, executive director of the Tulsa Metropolitan Ministry, onto the podcast to discuss the work being done to help the resettlement of over 800 Afghan refugees i
Chris and Jesse were delighted to speak with Elizabeth Frame Ellison, CEO and President of the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation. Elizabeth gave some inside info about what it is like to film Top Chef, how LTFF wants to utilize Tulsa's underused
Jesse and Chris are joined by Professor (don't call him Doctor, he will explain why) Stephen Galoob. Stephen is Chapman Professor of Law at the University of Tulsa College of Law and is heavily involved in working to fix Oklahoma's broken Crimi
Chris and Jesse are delighted to be joined by the chief storyteller for the Tulsa Area United Way, Matt Gleason. Matt talks about his time working for the Mental Health Association, who during the early phases of the lockdown, released a podcas
Chris and Jesse are joined by T'erra Estes, the executive director and founder of Teach Not Punish. She tells us about her journey to starting this fantastic organization, why our education system sometimes fails to educate instead opting for p
Chris and Jesse are joined by Toby Jenkins, CEO of Oklahomans For Equality and the executive director of the Dennis R. Neil Equality Center. Toby tells us the story of his journey from a conservative Republican, who was prominent in evangelical
Chris and Jesse are joined by Dr. Jabraan Pasha. Jabraan is a professor at the University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine, a lecturer on implicit bias, having led over 100 workshops over the topic across the world; as well as the host
Chris and Jesse are joined by Anneliese Bruner. Anneliese is the great granddaughter of Mary E. Jones Parrish, a survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. Bruner’s great grandmother wrote an account of what she and others experienced during
Chris and Jesse are joined by Mike Creef, the Senior Writer at The Black Wall Street Times. Our city and country have just exited a week of remembrance and commemoration, as it was the centennial of the Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921. Mike joins u
Chris and Jesse are joined by Carlos Moreno, Co-Captain of Code for Tulsa and author of The Victory of Greenwood. Moreno recently finished writing The Victory of Greenwood and it is now available for pre-order. Moreno discusses the parallels be
Chris and Jesse are joined by three special guests. Andrew Spector, co-director and founder of Tulsa Changemakers, and two Tulsa Changemaker alums, Mariana Aguirre and Emily Lara. Mariana and Emily talk about what they learned while becoming Ch
Chris and Jesse are joined by Marcela Swenson, the Executive Director at Tulsa Responds. Swenson defines Tulsa Responds as mercenaries 4 good. In our discussion, Swenson goes in depth on how Tulsa Responds began, and how it grew in ways that we
Chris and Jesse are joined by Amy Curren, the Executive Director of the Oklahoma chapter of Generation Citizen, which is a program center around action civics and civics education. In this episode, we discuss the importance of educating young p
Chris and Jesse are joined by Andreya Williams, the Program Director for Tulsa Service Year. Tulsa Service Year is a program created for recently graduated students looking towards a career; graduate students looking to innovate; and graduate s
Chris and Jesse are joined by Laurel and Riley Carbone Kern, founders of Tallgrass Estate Planning LLP. Laurel and Riley are adamant about people in the minority demographics getting the appropriate estate plans in place for future inheritors.
Chris and Jesse are joined by Marco Herrera and Colin Sato, chefs at the Vintage Wine Bar in downtown Tulsa. Marco and Colin talk with us about their recent project called “Food For The Screwed”, a program designed to help feed and support thei
Chris and Jesse are joined again by the Rev. Dr. Gary Peluso-Verdend, executive director of the Center for Religion in Public Life at the Phillips Theological Seminary. They discuss the capital insurrection, the role that white supremacy and wh
Chris and Jesse are joined by Dr. View (Dr. Stevie Johnson), the creative director for the Fire in Little Africa project, a multimedia project geared towards healing social injustices and exposing local talents. Dr. View talks with us about wha
Chris and Jesse are joined by Lindsay Jordan, who is the Founder & CEO of https://www.facebook.com/WriteOnFundraising/ (Write On Fundraising). Her company helps nonprofit organizations meet their fundraising goals by providing expert-level gran
Chris and Jesse are joined by Ken Levit, Executive Director of the George Kaiser Family Foundation to talk about what the Foundation did to pivot during the pandemic, what their plans are for 2021, and most importantly, what secrets can he reve
Jesse and Chris are joined by Executive Director of TYPROS (Tulsa Young Professionals) Andrea Pemberton. Andrea talks about her journey to Tulsa, how TYPROS got her where she is today, and what they are building towards in 2021. She gives Pod4G
Chris and Jesse are joined by Kuma Roberts, Vice-President for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion for the Tulsa Regional Chamber of Commerce. She tells us about how she became a DEI expert, what she has learned in that time, what does DEI look lik
Chris and Jesse are joined by Obum Ukabam, who by day is the Head of Admissions & Marketing Manager at Holberton Tulsa, but by night is a leader and volunteer for so many organizations that Jesse actually had to increase his own speech rate to
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