Plural of You: How to Help People, Inspiring Stories, Positive News, Kind Leaders, Hope for the World, Sociology for Good
By Josh Morgan
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Not ready to give up on humanity yet? This monthly podcast about people helping people and how you can get involved is for you. By data analyst and sociologist Josh Morgan.
||CleanThe Little Free Pantry – Jessica McClard (POY 44)||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.||10/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWant to Contribute to POY? Let’s Talk About It!||Josh here. I'd like to open The Plural of You for your contributions! Mind taking a 5-minute survey to start the process?||9/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Tragedy Given Purpose – Pardeep Kaleka (POY 43)||A Tragedy Given Purpose - Pardeep Kaleka (POY 43)||8/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChanging Conversations on Health Care – #IamMedicaid (POY 42)||Changing Conversations on Health Care - #IAmMedicaid (POY 42)||7/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting Back to Sleep – Keith Cushner of Tuck (POY 41)||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.||6/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Manual for Building Community – Neighborhood Playbook (POY 40)||Kevin Wright and Joe Nickol wrote The Neighborhood Playbook to unite community developers and everyone else around common goals, starting in Cincinnati.||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUsing Journalism to Bridge Divides – Spaceship Media (POY 39)||Eve Pearlman and Jeremy Hay founded Spaceship Media to convince opposing sides to talk. They're using journalism to reconnect Americans and restore trust.||4/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAwakening Compassion at Work – Monica Worline (POY 38)||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.||3/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFeeling Powerless? Try Family Dinners – Lynn Barendsen (POY 37)||Lynn Barendsen directs The Family Dinner Project at Harvard, where she and her team help American families gather around their dinner tables again.||2/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOur Right to Fair Repair – Gay Gordon-Byrne (POY 36)||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.||1/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Your Slow Cooker Can Change a Life – Crescent City CrockPot (POY 35)||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.||12/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOvercoming Fear of the Future – Yisroel Roll (POY 34)||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.||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHealing the Sickness of Our Secrets – Cheri Speelman (POY 33)||Cheri Speelman leads The AIDS Outreach Project near Seattle, helping those at risk for drug-related afflictions. Here she shares her compassionate outlook.||8/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanViolence Can Be Stopped – Tony Barksdale (POY 32)||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.||7/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDefending the Earth from Asteroids – Danica Remy (POY 31)||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.||6/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBringing Local Government & The Public Together – Kirsten Wyatt (POY 30)||Kirsten Wyatt co-founded ELGL to bring government employees together and to inspire confidence in local government. Listen as she shares what motivates her.||6/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Search Engine for Social Services – Selina Sosa (POY 29)||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.||5/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow to Award Politeness Points – Bill Durkin (POY 28)||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.||5/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTouch Awareness & Sculptures of Hugs – Bonnie Kemske (POY 27)||Bonnie Kemske creates sculptures mimicking hugs using touch research. Her goal is to raise awareness of the benefits of touch and bring people together.||4/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBuilding Community with Local Homestay Programs – Julie Knopp (POY 26)||Julie Knopp directs City Stay, which offers local homestay programs in Minnesota. Listen as she compares this one-of-a-kind idea to study abroad education.||4/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEmotional Labor Among 911 Dispatchers – Jim Marshall (POY 25)||Jim Marshall trains 911 dispatchers to protect their mental health in their high-stress jobs. He also shares why he enjoys serving these hidden caregivers.||3/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean100 Tools to Empower Global Women – Betsy Teutsch (POY 24)||Women are the largest group affected by poverty worldwide. Betsy Teutsch has written an outstanding book on 100 tools they are using to improve their lives.||3/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Social Benefits of Trees – Paul Johnson (POY 23)||Paul Johnson helps Texans manage their trees, and he also hosts a podcast about the benefits of trees. Learn more about this surprisingly important field.||2/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeArded WARRIORs, A Veterans Support Group – Ty Oswald (POY 22)||Ty Oswald started BeArded WARRIORs, a veterans support group, to help others in Alabama like him. He's also committed to reaching veterans across the US.||2/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanNOTE: Early Episodes Have Been Archived||Here's a quick announcement about The Plural of You's early episodes.||11/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanINTRO: Welcome to The Plural of You (Updated Fall 2017)||This is Josh's summary of The Plural of You, as well as three key lessons learned so far from helpers who have appeared on the podcast.||11/1/2014||Free||View in iTunes|
More than just an interview - this podcast is uplifting.
Very thoughtful and informative.
Information and lots of insight to be had.
Refreshing and Uplifting!
Take a break from podcasts about TV shows and listen to some fascinating interviews with people trying to build a better world. Great work!
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