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Converge for Change: The Business of Social Justice

S3E2: Words Matter

October 18, 2021

This episode of Converge for Change the Business of Social Justice Podcast includes a special guest segment with Lauren Maddox, Co-founder of Due East Partners. Takema and Lauren discuss some of the major pain points experienced today in non-profit and social justice work including one of the most salient, language barriers.

The conversation continues live with Nia Davis (Converge College Dean) and Dr. Jennifer Sandoval (Language Expert & Assoc. Professor at the Nicholson School of Communication and Media at the University of Central Florida.) for a deep dive into the power of language and communication from colonial practices, resistance & the culture of fear, to education & understanding.

Find out how practitioners are challenging themselves to evolve in our current environment in order to continue moving the needle forward.